outstanding service in carrying out the activities of the NCSD,
including leadership in governance functions, the development of its
technical program, the organization of topical meetings, workshops and
tutorials, professional consensus standards, and other functions
performed by special committees.
FOR TECHNICAL EXCELLENCE
Criteria: For outstanding contributions in
the development and application of nuclear criticality safety (NCS)
technology. These contributions include, but are not limited to: 1) the
performance and evaluation of experimental measurements pertinent to NCS,
2) the development of analytical and computational NCS methods, 3)
notable NCS engineering applications such as the definition of upset
conditions for complex fissile systems and/or the establishment of novel
reactivity control strategies, 4) the development of the technical bases
for effective and useful NCS guides, standards and regulations, and 5)
the development and conduct of NCS education and training programs in
these technical areas.
Membership Requirements: None
For several years, the NCSD has been giving two awards to members who have provided outstanding service to the Division or outstanding technical contributions to the field. The awards are typically presented at each ANS National Winter Meeting. Both awards come with a citation and a monetary award.
||Distinguished Service Award Winners
||Technical Excellence Award Winners
||Robert E. Wilson
||David P. Heinrichs
||Thomas P. McLaughlin, Shean P. Monahan, Norman L. Pruvost
Vladimir V. Frolov, Boris G. Ryazanov, Victor I. Sviridov
How to Submit: The NCSD Honors & Awards
written nominations from NCSD members. The submittal should
indicate which award and include the name, affiliation, address, e-mail
address, and telephone number of both the candidate and the sponsor. Up
to 500 words of written narrative should describe how the candidate has
met the criteria for the award in sufficient detail as to provide the
information for the extended citation.
nomination form (Word) is available here. The H&A Committee will
confirm the qualifications of nominees and select the awardees by
consensus. Please remember that the deadline for nominations is
August 31!! Submit nominations to: Andy Prichard, Pacific Northwest
National Laboratory, P.O. Box 999, MSIN K8-34, Richland, WA 99352 USA .