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NE employees received several honors and awards for their contributions to scientific research. Below is a list of awards from 1980 until today. The list is also available in PDF format.

Year Award Sponsor Awardee(s)
2014 Secretary of Energy Honor Award U.S. Department of Energy Y. Gohar and
J. Matos
2014 Outstanding Mentor Award Argonne K. Bradley
2014 Special Award ANS M. Farmer
2014 Landis Young Member Engineering Achievement Award ANS E. Merzari
2013 ANS Materials Science and Technology Division Significant Contribution Award (Presentation Title: "Irradiation Behavior Analysis for U-Mo/Al Dispersion Fuels") ANS B. Ye, J. Rest,
Y.S. Kim and
G. Hofman
2013 Outstanding Reviewer IEEE Instrumentation
and Measurement
Society
S. Bakhtiari
2013 Lee Hsun Award Chinese Academy of Sciences-Institute of Metals Research D. Singh
2013 Mary Jane Oestmann Professional Women’s Achievement Award ANS K. Laurin-Kovitz
2013 Best Paper Award in Reactor Physics Division (RPD) (Paper Title: “Application of an Annular Metallic Fuel with Lower Gas Plenum for Sodium-cooled Fast Reactor”) American Nuclear Society (ANS) N. Stauff,
T. K. Kim,
Di Yun,
T. Taiwo and
H. Khalil
2013 CSO40 Award CSO Magazine VAT
2012 Young Member Excellence Award ANS E. Merzari
2012 NNSA Response Certificates of Excellence DOE NNSA S. Bettenhausen,
D. Chamberlain,
R. Klann, and
F. Moore
2012 Landis Young Member Engineering Achievement Award ANS W.D. Pointer
2011 Outstanding Achievement Award DOE NNSA Y. Gohar,
J. Stevens
2011 Outstanding Achievement Award DOE NNSA J. Roglans-Ribas
2011 Secretary’s Achievement Honor Award U.S. Department of Energy M.T. Farmer
2011 2011 Award of Excellence Nigerian Institute of Physics T. Taiwo
2011 ANS’s Distinguished Service Award American Nuclear Society R.W. Tilbrook
2011 R&D 100 Award
NE Scientists Chien, Sheen, Raptis and Wang win R&D 100 Award
R&D Magazine H.-T. Chien,
S.-H. Sheen,
P. Raptis,
K. Wang
2010 Best Paper in Thermal Hydraulics Division (Paper Title: “Proper Orthogonal Decomposition of the Flow in a Rod-Bundle”) Thermal Hydraulics Division of the American Nuclear Society E. Merzari,
H. Ninokata(***)
2010 Best Paper in Reactor Physics Division (RPD)
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American Nuclear Society D. Yun,
T.A. Taiwo,
T.K. Kim and
A. Mohamed
2010 The Pinnacle of Education Award Argonne Division of Educational Programs J.C. Braun
L.W. Deitrich
2009 Secretary of Energy Achievement Award U.S. Department of Energy Y. Gohar
J. Roglans-Ribas
2008 Technical Excellence Award Nuclear Criticality Safety Division of the American Nuclear Society R. D. McKnight
2008 Distinguished Performance Award UChicago Argonne, LLC Board of Governors J. Cahalan
2007 link opens in new browser window Young Member Excellence Award American Nuclear Society W. David Pointer
2007 R&D 100 Award R&D Magazine S. Gopalsami,
S. Bakhtiari,
P. Raptis,
T. W. Elmer and
R. N. Lanham
2007 R&D 100 Award R&D Magazine J. A. Johnson,
A. R. Lubinsky, (^)
S. Schweizer (^^)
2007 Emerald Literati Network 2007 Award for Excellence for a paper in Industrial Robot journal Emerald Literati Network Y. S. Park,
T. F. Ewing
2007 Platinum Hermes Creative Award for promoting regional transportation technology Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP) T. F. Ewing
2006 Outstanding Mentor Award DOE Office of Science Undergraduate Research Programs N. Gopalsami
2006 R&D 100 Award R&D Magazine K. Natesan,
Z. Zeng
2005 2005 NASA Turning Goals into Reality Award National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) W.A. Ellingson
2005 Graduate of the Last Decade (GOLD) Award Carroll College (Waukesha, WI) J. Gruetzmacher
2005 Best Paper Award ANS Nuclear Criticality Safety Division R. M. Lell,
J. A. Morman,
C.L. Pope
2005 Wigner Award ANS Reactor Physics Honors and Awards M. Salvatores
2005 R&D 100 Award R&D Magazine D. Singh
2004 Chapter's Service Award Intelligent Transportation Society of the Midwest A. Tentner
2004 Wigner Award ANS Reactor Physics Honors and Awards R. Hwang
2004 ANS Nuclear Criticality Safety Division Technical Excellence Award American Nuclear Society J.A. Morman
2004 ANS Reactor Physics Division's Best Paper Award American Nuclear Society M. A. Smith,
W. S. Yang,
T. Taiwo
2003 Mishima Award American Nuclear Society G. Hofman
2003 Certificate of Appreciation for Completion of the MPC&A Upgrades Project at Luch DOE NNSA C. T. Roche
2003 Award of Honor Slovakian Nuclear Society J. van Erp
2002 The Emergency Resuscitation Center Award Emergency Resuscitation Center Chicago K.E. Kasza,
R.B. Poeppel
2002 Best Paper Award ANS Operations and Power Division J. C. Braun,
V. Erguina,
N. Lugansky
2002 Spirit Award for Waste Minimization & Pollution Prevention Argonne National Laboratory D. P. McGann,
D. J. McGann,
L. Essenmacher,
J. Dobrzynski,
G. Quick, and
T. Wiencek
 
2002 Spirit Award for Waste Minimization & Pollution Prevention Argonne National Laboratory D. M. Engel
2001 Tech Transfer Honorable Mention Federal Laboratory Consortium Midwest Region N. Gopalsami
2001 Honorable Mention Midwest Section of Federal Laboratory Consortium N. Gopalsami,
H.-T. Chien,
W. Lawrence;
B. Merkle (*), and
J. Borton (*)
2001 Honorable Mention Midwest Section of Federal Laboratory Consortium S.-H. Sheen,
H.-T. Chien,
A. C. Raptis,
W. Lawrence; and
C. Philips (**)
2001 Certificate of Award for Outstanding Achievement for Development and Transfer of Technology Argonne National Laboratory D. Singh
2001 Certificate of Recognition for Fostering Excellence in Research through Commitment to Mentoring Young Scientists and Scholars Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy W. A. Ellingson
2001 2001 Research Partnership Award U.S. Department of Energy W. A. Ellingson,
J. G. Sun
 
2001 Bright Light & Energy 100 Awards U.S. Department of Energy T. Yule
2000 Federal Laboratory Consortium Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer Federal Laboratory Consortium D. Singh
1999 Transportation Fuel Cell Award White House Award R. K. Ahluwalia,
E. Doss,
H. Geyer
1998 R&D 100 Award R&D Magazine R. Singer,
K. Gross,
S. Wegerich
1998 R&D 100 Award R&D Magazine J. Reifman
T.Y.C. Wei
1998 Citation & Certificate of Appreciation U.S. Department of Energy D. A. Ehst
1997 Federal Laboratory Consortium Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer Federal Laboratory Consortium K. Leong
1996 R&D 100 R&D Magazine S. Bakhtiari
1996 DOE Pollution Prevention Award U.S. Department of Energy C. Fellhauer
1996 R&D 100 Award R&D Magazine N. Gopalsami
1996 R&D 100 Award R&D Magazine D. Singh
1996 Wigner Award ANS Reactor Physics Honors and Awards E.M. Gelbard
1995 Outstanding Paper Award American Society for Nondestructive Testing S. Bakhtiari
1995 Women's Achievement Award American Nuclear Society L. L. Briggs
1994 R&D 100 R&D Magazine H.-T. Chien,
S.-H. Sheen,
A.C. Raptis
1994 Young Member Engineering Achievement Award American Nuclear Society H. S. Khalil
1994 Best Paper Award American Society of Nondestructive Testing N. Gopalsami
1994 Second Best Technical Presentation, 18th Annual Conference on Composites and Advanced Ceramics American Ceramic Society D. Singh
1993 Recognition In Argonne’s Exceptional Performance Program Argonne National Laboratory Y. Gohar
1993 Raymond C. Reese Research Prize American Society of Civil Engineers Y. Tang
1990 Participation Citation & Certificate of Appreciation DOE/Fusion Energy Office and ITER International Management Y. Gohar
1990 Literary Award ANS Materials Science and Technology Division T. H. Bauer,
A. E. Wright,
W. R. Robinson,
J. W. Holland,
and E. A. Rhodes
1990 University of Chicago Distinguished Performance Award University of Chicago E.M. Gelbard
1989 Excellence in Fusion Engineering Award Fusion Power Associates D. A. Ehst
1988 Citation & Certificate of Appreciation U.S. Department of Energy D. A. Ehst
1985 R&D 100 R&D Magazine M. C. Billone,
G. Hofman,
T. Weincek, et al.
1985 R&D 100 Award R&D Magazine A. Travelli
1983 Citation & Certificate of Appreciation U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission T. Y. C. Wei
1982 Honored for Contributions to the Engineering Feasibility of Future Fusion Power Plants U.S. Department of Energy D. Smith
1980 R&D 100 Award R&D Magazine T. T. Anderson

Affiliations other than Argonne National Laboratory:
(^)   = SUNY-Stony Brook
(^^)  = University of Paderborn (Germany)
(*)   = Superior Graphite Co.
(**)  = National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS)
(***)  = Tokyo Institute of Technology

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ReCENT AWARD

Dr. Sasan Bakhtiari Dr. Mitch Farmer, nuclear engineer and manager of Reactor Safety Testing & Analysis, was selected to receive the American Nuclear Society's 2014 Special Award on enhancing nuclear power plant safety in response to the Fukushima accident.

Mitch Farmer to receive ANS 2014 Special Award -- NE Highlights

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