Nomination Deadline

March 1

Presented at the

Annual Conference

Monetary Award*



The Mishima Award recognizes outstanding contributions of an individual in research and development work on nuclear fuel and materials.

Nominees may be from any nation, but they must not be deceased at the time the awardee is selected. The nominee need not be an ANS member.

The award consists of a plaque and a $1,000 monetary award*. It is to be made no more frequently than once per year and is normally conferred during the ANS Annual Conference.

*In lieu of a cash award, recipients can opt for travel reimbursement up to the award amount.


The award was established in 1991 and honors Dr. Yoshitsugu Mishima, professor at the University of Tokyo. It is funded in part by a monetary contribution from Dr. Mishima.

Selection Method

Nominations must include the completed nomination form accompanied by the following supporting documents:

  • A letter of recommendation from the nominator.
  • A narrative summary of about 500 words, including accomplishments, period of activity, and significance of achievements. The significance and implications of the nominee's contribution to research and development work on nuclear fuel and materials should be included in the statement.
  • A list of relevant publications and patents (if applicable)
  • A brief chronological resume
  • Letters of support recommended but not required (no more than five)

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