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Isotopes & Radiation
Members are devoted to applying nuclear science and engineering technologies involving isotopes, radiation applications, and associated equipment in scientific research, development, and industrial processes. Their interests lie primarily in education, industrial uses, biology, medicine, and health physics. Division committees include Analytical Applications of Isotopes and Radiation, Biology and Medicine, Radiation Applications, Radiation Sources and Detection, and Thermal Power Sources.
Materials in Nuclear Energy Systems (MiNES 2023)
December 10–14, 2023
New Orleans, LA|New Orleans Marriott
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Eisenhower’s “Atoms for Peace” at 70
Seventy years ago to the day, President Dwight D. Eisenhower gave his historic address to the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. (See December 2023 Nuclear News's “Leaders” column to read the reflections of Kathryn Huff, the Department of Energy’s assistant secretary for nuclear energy, on the speech’s anniversary.)
Elmer E. Lewis
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (First Place)University of Maryland (Second Place)University of Wisconsin-Madison (Third Place)University of Florida (Honorable Mention)Texas A&M University (Honorable Mention)
John R. White
Robert L. Skinner
John GrahamNorbert R. GrantNancy M. Trahey
Small Local SectionsVirginia (Best Membership)Virginia (Best Meetings and Programs)Louisiana (Best Public Information/Education)Long Island (Best Section Management)Large Local SectionsLong Island (Meritorious, Best Section Management)Idaho (Best Membership)Eastern Carolinas (Best Meetings and Programs)Eastern Washington (Best Public Information/Education)Idaho (Meritorious)International Local SectionsLatin America (Meritorious, All Categories)Savannah River, Washington DC, Taiwan (Meritorious Finalists)
George C. Fullmer (GE NuclearSan Jose) (retired)
Chad B. Carrico
B Reactor Approved OctoberIndian Point 1 Nuclear Generating Station Approved OctoberRadiochemical Development Facility- Building 3019ORNL Approved October
Jeanne K. Krieger
Neil L. Felmus
Richard T. Lahey, Jr.
J. Ed Smith posthumously
GraduateUniversity of TennesseeRoger Brewer, Michael Crouse, Ernie Elliott, Kadir KavakliogluUniversity of Texas, AustinRobert Canaan, Jong-You Kim, Steve Manson, Arnold Preece, Carlos Rios-Martinezz, Hector Vega-CarrilloUndergraduateOregon State UniversityCurt Betts ,Mel Guymon, Mark Galvin, Janet Green, Steve SlaterUniversity of TennesseeChris L. Black, J. Allen Crabtree, Carter D. Hooper, John K. Mattingly, Travis L. Tate
Yih Yun Hsu (Y.Y.)
Douglass E. Post
Thomas E. Murley
Allan F. Henry
Glenn A. Reed