August 1, 2017
ANS - Seaborg Medal
Organization: American Nuclear Society
Established in 1983, this award recognizes an individual who has made outstanding scientific or engineering research contributions to the development of peaceful uses of nuclear energy.Nominations of candidates for the award are invited from technical societies, heads of governments, and other appropriate individuals familiar with the nominee's contributions. Nominees should reflect a high degree of scientific acumen, imagination and unusual talents in scientific research. Thus, nominees should have made significant contributions to the scientific basis for a wide variety of peaceful applications of nuclear technology. Further, candidates should be held in high esteem by peers engaged in the important task of nuclear research. Nominees need not be ANS members but the recipient must be living at the time he/she is selected.