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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.
2021 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
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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Honors and Awards Program
Dr. John G. Gilligan
Dr. Florent Heidet
Dr. Siegfried S. HeckerSen. Richard G. LugarSen. Samuel A. Nunn, Jr.
Prof. Jacopo BuongiornoProf. Sara A. PozziProf. Poong Hyun SeongDr. Richard WoodDr. Brian N. AvilesDr. Guillermo Daniel Del CulProf. Ronald M. GilgenbachMr. Donald R. HoffmanDr. Seungjin KimDr. Stephen P. SchultzDr. Brian D. Wirth
University of Wisconsin – Madison Student Section (Best Section)Texas A&M University – Kingsville (2nd Runner Up)University of Florida Student Section (2nd Runner Up)University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Student Section (Honorable Mention)
Dr. Yang Zhang
Dr. James L. Conca
Dr. William Burchill
Mr. Kazuaki Matsui
Dr. Ruth F. Weiner
Small Local SectionsWashington, DC (Best Membership)Michigan-Ohio (Best Meetings and Programs)Wilmington (Best Public Information)Oak Ridge/Knoxville (Best Section Management)Large Local SectionsSavannah River (Best Overall)
Dr. Joseph NaserMr. Ted Quinn
Mr. Timothy P. Burke
Prof. Gary S. Was
Radiochemical Processing Laboratory (PNNL)Radiochemical Engineering Development Center (ORNL)
Prof. Kathryn D. Huff
Dr. Jim E. Morel
Mr. Joshua FreedMs. Rachel PritzkerMs. Vanice PerinMr. John KotekDr. Nermin UckanDr. Nicholas TsoulfanidisSteve Arndt
Dr. Jamie Coble
Prof. Lawrence W. Townsend
Dr. Bruce Bingman, PE
Dr. Kimberlee Jane Kearfott
Dr. Robert Einziger
Mr. William D. Magwood
Dr. Abraham Weitzberg
GraduateUniversity of Michigan: Two-stage Cargo Scanning using Active InterrogationKris Ogren, Felicia Sutanto, Valerie Nwadeyi, Adam WithersColorado School of Mines: Proliferation Resistant 1 GWe Molten Salt Nuclear Reactor (PRMSR)Matthew Urban, Russell Jarmer, Francesca MallettUndergraduateUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison: Conceptual Design for a Molten Salt Test ReactorBrandon Little, Calvin Parkin, Ken ZanderMassachusetts Institute of Technology: RadLock: Radiation Smart SafeCaroline Colbert, Alexandra Delmore, Jonathan Morrell, Luisa Kenausis
R. Paul DrakeVladimir Tikhonchuk
Bill T. Williamson
Mr. William D. Magwood IV
Dr. Nam Zin Cho
Dr. Shikha Prasad
Mr. Tom Miller