Nomination Deadline

March 1

Presented at the

Annual Meeting

Monetary Award



The Mishima Award recognizes outstanding contributions of an individual in research and development work on nuclear fuel and materials. The award consists of a plaque and a monetary award of $1,000. It is to be made no more frequently than once per year and is normally conferred during the Annual Meeting of the Society.

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 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)

Nomination forms and supporting documents (in Word or Adobe Acrobat) should be emailed to

Hard copies can be mailed to:

Honors and Awards
American Nuclear Society
555 N. Kensington Avenue
La Grange Park, IL 60526-5535

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