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Mishima Award


Established in 1991, this award honors the late Yoshitsugu Mishima, professor at the University of Tokyo. The award recognizes outstanding contributions in research and development work on nuclear fuels and materials.

Qualification is based on meritorious scientific and engineering achievements that have important implications to the science and technologies of nuclear fuels and materials development. The work should be reported in peer reviewed journals.

Any member of the Society can nominate a worthy candidate; the candidate does not have to be an ANS member.

Selection Method

Nominations must include the completed nomination form accompanied by the following supporting documents:

  • A letter of recommendation
  • A narrative summary of about 1,000 words, including accomplishments, period of activity, and significance of achievements
  • A list of publications
  • A brief chronological resume
  • Letters of support (support letters recommended but not required, no more than five)
Nomination Deadline:
Monetary Award:
March 1
Annual Meeting

Nomination forms and supporting documents (in Word or Adobe Acrobat) should be emailed to

Hard copies can be mailed to:

Honors and Awards
American Nuclear Society
555 N. Kensington Avenue
La Grange Park, IL 60526-5535

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