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Fuel Cycle & Waste Management
Devoted to all aspects of the nuclear fuel cycle including waste management, worldwide. Division specific areas of interest and involvement include uranium conversion and enrichment; fuel fabrication, management (in-core and ex-core) and recycle; transportation; safeguards; high-level, low-level and mixed waste management and disposal; public policy and program management; decontamination and decommissioning environmental restoration; and excess weapons materials disposition.
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June 14–16, 2021
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The Fuel Cycle and Waste Management Lifetime Achievement recognize individuals who have made major lifetime contributions that significantly advanced the scientific, engineering, societal, or regulatory aspects of the nuclear fuel cycle and/or the nuclear waste management mission.
Nominees need to be longstanding ANS members at the time of nomination with a minimum of 25 years working in the field. It is normally presented to a member of the FCWMD, however any ANS member is eligible. Not awarded posthumously.
The award consists of a plaque which is presented at the ANS Annual Meeting.
This award was established by the Fuel Cycle and Waste Management Division (FCWMD) and a Division-Administered award in 2014.
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 the FCWMD Chair.
For more information, please visit the Fuel Cycle and Waste Management Division website.
Worthy candidates will be selected by a subcommittee headed by the FC&WMD chair, and composed of the vice chair, treasury/secretary, and ex-officio chair. The final decisions on candidates will be decided by vote of the FC&WMD executive committee.