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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.)
Karl O. Ott
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (First Place)University of Wisconsin-Madison (Second Place)Texas A&M University (Third Place)University of Florida (Honorable Mention)
Gerald A. Eisert
Mitchel E. CunninghamThomas M. Sutton
Robert D. Bromm
Andre GauvenetHarry HollingshausThomas H. RowJack Scarborough
Small Local SectionsLouisiana (Meritorious)Michigan (Best Membership)Oak Ridge/Knoxville (Best Meetings and Programs, Best Public Information and Education)Long Island and Oak Ridge/Knoxville (Best Section Management)Eastern Washington, Central Illinois, Northern Pennsylvania, Southeast Florida (Meritorious Finalists)Large Local SectionsWashington DC (Best Membership)Eastern Carolinas (Meritorious, Best Meetings and Programs, Best Public Information and Education)Idaho (Best Section Management)International Local SectionsFrance (Meritorious, All Categories)
Leo B. Holland (Martin Marietta Energy Systems)Louis F. Storz (Toledo Edison)
A. Burtron Johnson, Jr.K. Linga Murty
Pajarito Canyon Site Approved SeptemberSan Onofre Nuclear Generating Station 1 Approved SeptemberWaste Calcining Facility Approved September
Vicki M. Bier
Paul DozineHerbert E. HungerfordJohn W. LandisThomas F. Plunkett
Allen BrodskyShiori Ishino
W. Kenneth Davis
Joseph T. Thomas
GraduateOhio State UniversityLaurian Dinca, Geoffrey Golub, Brian Kelley, Daryl Lacy, David Lewis, Greg PhillipsUniversity of TennesseeM. Dunn, S. Goluoglu, R. Metcalf, A. WilkinsonUndergraduateNorth Carolina State UniversityMeredith Nahm, Crystal BuchananUniversity of TennesseePatrick Brantley, Anthony Carey, Jeff Jeanguenat, Chris Jones, Stead Kiger, Michelle Woodall
Herbert S. Isbin
Robert DautrayJohn D. LindlSadao Nakai
John J. Taylor