Nomination Deadline

March 1

Presented at the

Annual Meeting

Monetary Award

$2,500

Description

The Samuel Untermyer II Medal recognizes pioneering work in the development of safe, water-cooled nuclear power reactors. The award consists of an engraved bronze medal and a monetary award of $2,500. The award is to be made no more frequently than once per year and is to be conferred normally 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.


Background

The award was established in 2004 to honor Samuel Untermyer II and to provide recognition of pioneering work in the development of safe, water-cooled nuclear power reactors. The award is funded by a contribution of $78,253 from the Untermyer’s Charitable Remainder Trust in 2001 upon his death.


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 1,000 words, including accomplishments, period of activity, and significance of achievements
  • A list of publications (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 honors@ans.org.

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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