Nuclear & Environmental Technology Division
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.
Linda E. Jones
January 25 – 30, 2015
Daytona Beach, Florida USA
April 28 – 30, 2015
Cleveland, Ohio USA
June 14 – 19, 2015
Hyatt Regency Vancouver
August 30 – September 4, 2015
JeJu Island, Korea
October 4 – 8, 2015
Materials Science & Technology 2015, combined with ACerS 117th Annual Meeting (MS&T15)
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:
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:
Student Stipend for MS&T’14/ACerS 116th Annual Meeting
Nomination deadline has been extended to September 8, 2014.
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