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Topical Meeting of Fusion Energy (TOFE) or the ANS Annual Meeting
The Fusion Energy Division Technical Accomplishment Award recognizes individuals for a specific exemplary technical accomplishment requiring professional excellence and leadership of a high caliber in the fusion science and engineering area. The purpose of this award is to promote to others that the ANS Fusion Energy Division encourages such technical accomplishment and recognizes its importance to fusion.
The award consists of an engraved plaque or an object of ornamental or useful type with intrinsic value. The award is presented at Topical Meeting of Fusion Energy (TOFE) or the ANS Annual Meeting.
Nominees must be an ANS member, in the Fusion Energy Division, and must be living at the time of award selection. Specific criteria include:
The FED Technical Accomplishment Award was established in 1982 as a Division-Administered award by the ANS Fusion Energy Division.
Nominations are solicited through a bi-annual announcement in ANS publications and independent efforts of the Fusion Energy Division and through the channels of the Fusion Energy Division Topical Meeting on Fusion Energy (TOFE).
Nominations must include the completed nomination form accompanied by the following supporting documents:
Nomination forms and supporting documents (in Word or Adobe Acrobat) should be emailed to Jake Blanchard at firstname.lastname@example.org and cc'd to email@example.com.