FCWMD-Sponsored Awards

An important activity of the Fuel Cycle and Waste Management Division is sponsoring awards to acknowledge the contributions of members to the field.

Fuel Cycle And Waste Management Significant Contribution Award
Periodicity: Since 2014
Presented: ANS National Annual Meeting
Previous Awardees: 2017: Robert Einziger

2016: Robert Jubin

2015: John Kessler

Nomination Deadline: March 1
Nomination Form: here
This award was established in 2014 by the Fuel Cycle and Waste Management Division to recognize individuals or teams for a successful accomplishment that significantly advanced the scientific, engineering, societal, or regulatory aspects of the nuclear fuel cycle and/or the nuclear waste management. Awards may be given to an individual or collectively to a team for success on a single project, activity, contribution, or sustained initiative related to the nuclear fuel cycle and/or nuclear waste management. The award will be a plaque given at the opening or President’s plenary session. An article detailing the achievement will be published in RadWaste Solutions, and a blog post commemorating the achievement will be posted on the FCWMD website or the ANS Nuclear Cafe.
Fuel Cycle And Waste Management Lifetime Achievement Award
Periodicity: Since 2014
Presented: ANS National Annual Meeting
Previous Awardees: 2017: Ruth Weiner

2016: Bernard Boullis

2015: Emory Collins

Nomination Deadline: March 1
Nomination Form:   here
This award was established in 2014 by the Fuel Cycle and Waste Management Division to recognize individuals who have made major lifetime contributions that significantly advanced the scientific, engineering, societal, or regulatory aspects of the nuclear fuel cycle and/or the nuclear waste management mission. The award will be a plaque given at the opening or President’s plenary session. An article detailing the achievement will be published in RadWaste Solutions, and a blog post commemorating the achievement will be posted on the FCWMD website or ANS Nuclear Cafe. The highlights of the award ceremony including the picture with ANS president will be advertised in Nuclear News.
Distinguished Service on behalf of the Fuel Cycle and Waste Management Division
Periodicity: Since 2014
Presented: FCWMD Committee Meeting, ANS national Meeting
Previous Awardees: 2015 – 2017: none; 2014: Stephen L. Turner
Nomination Deadline: March 1
Details: here
This award was established in 2014 by the Fuel Cycle and Waste Management Division to recognize the outstanding participation in the leadership of the Division or in public outreach activities representing the division. An award plaque will be will presented at the FCWMD Executive Committee Meeting and the award will be advertised at Nuclear News and/or Rad Waste Magazine, and in a blog post on the FCWMD website or the ANS Nuclear Cafe.
Outstanding Published Work at a Fuel Cycle and Waste Management Division Session
Periodicity: Since 2014
Presented: FCWMD Committee Meeting, ANS national Meeting
Previous Awardees: None
Nomination Deadline: March 1
Details: here
This award was established in 2014 by the Fuel Cycle and Waste Management Division to recognize individuals or teams for a combination of best full-length paper and oral presentation in a FCWMD sponsored topical meeting/session. An award plaque and a monetary amount of $250 will be will presented at the FCWMD Program Committee Meeting. The award will be advertised at Nuclear News and/or Radwaste Magazine

FCWMD-Sponsored Scholarships

Another important activity of the Fuel Cycle and Waste Management Division is sponsoring scholarships to acknowledge the contributions of our young members to the field.

Fuel Cycle and Waste Management Division John Randall Scholarship
Periodicity: Annually
Presented: ANS National Annual Meeting
Previous Awardees: 2018: Kathryn A. Mummah, University of Wisconsin, Madison

2017: Kathryn A. Mummah, University of Wisconsin, Madison

2016: Gordon M. Petersen, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Nomination Deadline: April 1
Details: here
Nomination Form: here
This award, supported by the Fuel Cycle and Waste Management division, is in honor of Dr. John D. Randall. It is awarded yearly to a “student pursuing graduate studies in the areas of science and engineering related to the nuclear fuel cycle and radioactive waste management.” Dr. Randall was the Deputy Commission and the Executive Director of the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Program for the state of New York, and was a professor of nuclear engineering at Texas A&M, where he directed the Nuclear Science Center from 1958 to 1983. He was a fellow of the American Nuclear Society and a recipient of the Society’s Exceptional Service Award. During 1991-1992, Dr. Randall served as national chairman of the Society’s Fuel Cycle & Waste Management Division and its Honors & Awards Committee.