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November 30–December 3, 2021
Washington, DC|Washington Hilton
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Eleven countries newly elected to IAEA board
Eleven countries have been newly elected to serve on the 35-member board of governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency for the period 2021–2022. The election took place on September 23 during the plenary session of the 65th IAEA General Conference, in Vienna, Austria. The conference started on September 20 and will run through September 24.
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Robert N. Hill
John C. Lee
Remy DeVoeJustin Knowles, Sekazi Mtingwa
George ShultzSidney Drell
J. Wesley HinesHan Gyu JooYutai KatohMark PetersShripad RevankarFausto FranceschiniAndrew KadakMartin Plys
University of Tennessee-Knoxville (Best Section)University of Wisconsin-Madison (Honorable Mention)University of Florida (Honorable Mention)
Small Local SectionsCarlsbad Local Section (Best Membership, Best Meetings and Programs, and Best Section Overall)Florida Local Section (Best Public Information)Northeastern New York Local Section (Best Section Management)Large Local SectionsIdaho Local Section (Best Section Overall)Washington, D.C. Local Section (Best Membership)Savannah River Local Section (Best Section Management and Best Public Information)San Diego Local Section (Best Meetings and Programs)
Hash Hashemian and training team at Analysis and Measurement Services CorporationJane LeClair
Gary Lynn JohnsonJohn M. O’Hara
Arthur T. Motta
UIUC Advanced Teaching Research Isotope General Atomic (TRIGA MARK II) Reactor
Anil Kant Prinja
Adolf GarciaMimi LimbachPeter LyonsRaymond KlannKai VetterJack BrenizerKathryn McCarthySherry BernhoftRichard ReisterJason Remer
Richard K. Lester
Jerry E. HicksDonald J. Wakefield
GraduateThe Ohio State University: Neutron Activated Fluoride Salt Test Loop at The Ohio State UniversityMax Chaiken, Andrew Clark, Brian Cohn, James Cutright, Michael Kurth, Richard ShawgerAdvisor: Prof. L. Raymond CaoUniversity of Michigan: Zero Knowledge Active Interrogation of Nuclear Warheads- Crystal GreenBrianne Heisinger, Kyle Kondrat, Matthew Krupcale, Jennifer NguyenAdvisor: Dr. Sara PozziUndergraduateUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison: Sodium-Cooled Integral Supercritical Carbon-dioxide Reactor (SCISCOR)Kazi Ahmed, Ian Jentz, Richard RollandAdvisor: Dr. John MurphyTexas A&M University: Production of Tc-99m from Accelerator Generated Mo-99 Utilizing a Photon-Neutron Interaction With Mo-100 TargetsMatthew Schaper, Eden Marroquin, Talal Harahsheh, Miltiadis Kennas, Yousif AlmaazmiAdvisor: Dr. Gamal Akabani
Mohamed S. El-Genk
Hiroshi AzechiJie Zhang
Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant
Kord S. Smith
Brian K. Hajek