ACerS Nuclear & Environmental Technology Division
Our Mission: The Nuclear & Environmental Technology Division of ACerS explores applications of ceramics in nuclear energy production and medicine. Current uses of ceramics in this field include fuel and absorber materials for fission reactors as isotopic heat sources, and matrices for safe immobilization of nuclear and hazardous waste materials.
April 17 – 21, 2016
Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort | Clearwater, FL USA
April 24 – 26, 2016
Cleveland, OH USA
April 26 – 28, 2016
June 26 – July 1, 2016
Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel | Toronto, Ontario Canada
August 21 – 26, 2016
Chair: Raghunath Kanakala | University of Idaho | Ph: (208) 282-7828
Vice Chair: Yutai Katoh | Oak Ridge National Laboratory | Ph: (865) 576-5996
Secretary: Jake Amoroso | Ph: (803) 819-4727
Trustee: Kevin Fox | Savannah River National Laboratory | Ph: (803) 819-8462
NETD Best Paper Award
The NETD Best Paper Award is open to anyone who presents a paper in an NETD-sponsored symposium at the ACerS Annual Meeting/MS&T and submits the paper for publication in the proceedings. The award, which consists of an engraved plaque, is presented at the NETD Annual Business Meeting the year following the presentation of the paper.
The 2014 Best Paper Award was presented to Pavel Hrma, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory for his paper: “Experimental Investigation and Mathematical Modeling of Cold Cap Behavior in High-Level-Waste Glass Melter” Advances in Materials Science for Environmental and Energy Technologies III, Ceramic Transactions, 250, 137-145
For more information on the Best Paper Award, contact Kevin Fox at Savannah River National Laboratory.
This award recognizes a member of the Nuclear & Environmental Technology Division who has demonstrated exemplary service to the division. The award honors Tom Rankin’s memory and service to the division, and will be presented at the division business meeting held in conjunction with the ACerS Annual Meeting.
Recent award winners:
2016: Theodore M. Besmann, University of South Carolina
2015: S.K. Sundaram, Alfred University
2014: Jim Marra, Savannah River National Laboratory
2013: Vijay Jain,Savannah River Remediation
2012: Dennis Bickford, Savannah River National Laboratory (retired)
2011: John Marra, Savannah River National Laboratory
2010: William R. Jacoby
2009: George Wicks, Savannah River National Laboratory
2008: T.B. Lindemer, GCR Fuel Consultant
Contact for nomination information:
NETD Student Stipend