Fusion Technology Awards
- To recognize outstanding contributions to research and development in
the field of Fusion Technology.
- $3,000 and a plaque. Each award recipient will have conference
registration fees waived for the conference year in which the award is
made and will be reimbursed reasonable travel expenses for conference
attendance upon presentation of a travel report, but not to exceed
- Funded by the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society's Symposium on
- Any person, regardless of nationality or Society affiliation, is
eligible for the award, with the exception that no current member of
the IEEE/NPSS Standing Committee on Fusion Technology may be
- Basis for Judging:
- The recipient shall be selected for one of two categories as determined
by the IEEE/NPSS Standing Committee on Fusion Technology that year: (a)
outstanding and innovative technical contributions which are widely
recognized and have a major impact in the Fusion Technology Community;
or (b) outstanding and innovative technical leadership in or service to
the Fusion Technology Community. The nominee is not required to be a
member of IEEE or NPSS but, where candidates have otherwise equal
qualifications, preference shall be given to the candidate who is a
member of IEEE.
- By Chairperson of the IEEE/NPSS Standing Committee on Fusion Technology
or his/her representative, on behalf of the NPSS, during the Symposium on
- The Fusion Technology standing committee solicits nominations for the
Fusion Technology Award approximately 5 months prior to each Symposium
on Fusion Engineering. The nomination package consists of a
nomination letter describing the technical and/or leadership
contributions on which the nomination is recommended and a resume
from the candidate.
The deadline for nominations was January 1, 2009. The next call for
nominations should take place in late 2010 or early 2011. Nominations
should be sent to the Fusion Technology Awards Committee chair, Mr.
Philip Heitzenroeder, firstname.lastname@example.org, 609-243-3043.
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