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Seaborg Medal

Top Tier ANS Award

Topic: Research in Science or Engineering


The Seaborg Medal is an award to be made to an individual in recognition of outstanding scientific or engineering research achievements associated with the development of peaceful uses of nuclear science. This award is to recognize and honor excellence worthy of international recognition sustained over a period time. The award consists of an engraved medal. It is to be made no more frequently than once per year and is normally conferred during the Winter Meeting of the Society.

Nominees need not be ANS members but the recipient must be living at the time they are selected.

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:
August 1
Winter 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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