Don Miller Professional Member Award

This award was established in 2009 by the ANS Human Factors, Instrumentation & Controls Division (HFICD). It is named after Dr. Don W. Miller, Professor and distinguished Program Chair at the Ohio State University Nuclear Engineering Program, a prior member of the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards, and past ANS President.

The award is given to an individual or team who has made recognized contributions to the advancement of one or both of the fields of nuclear instrumentation and control or human-machine interface through individual or combined activities that reflect the life and contributions of Dr. Miller.

For more information please visit the official ANS Award Page.

Past Award Recipients

2019: Dr. Lewis F. Hanes and Prof. Poong Hyun Seong
2018: Dr. Belle Upadhyaya and Dr. Jin Jiang
2017: Edward ‘Ted’ Quinn & Dr. Joseph A. Naser, II
2016: Arndt Lindner
2015: Gary Lynn Johnson & John M. O’Hara
2014: Hidekazu Yoshikawa & Douglas M. Chapin
2013: Dieter H. Wach & Julius J. Persensky
2012: Oszvald Glöckler
2011: Rafael B. Perez
2010: Robert E. Uhrig

H.M. Hashemian Mid-Career Award

This award was established in 2018 by the ANS Human Factors, Instrumentation & Control Division (HFICD). It is named after Dr. H.M. Hashemian, President and CEO of Analysis and Measurement Services Corporation,  recognized expert in nuclear instrumentation and controls, and avid proponent of the future generation of nuclear scientists and engineers. This award recognizes an individual for sustained outstanding contributions to nuclear instrumentation and control, human factors engineering, or human machine interface over the first 15-25 years of his or her career. The award consists of a plaque and $500 cash award presented at the ANS Nuclear Plant Instrumentation and Controls and Human Machine Interface Technology (NPIC-HMIT) Topical Meeting or at the ANS Annual Meeting, in years that NPIC-HMIT is not held.

For more information please visit the official ANS Award Page

Past Award Recipients

2019: Dr. J. Wesley Hines

Ted Quinn Early Career Award

This award was established in 2017 by the ANS Human Factors, Instrumentation & Control Division (HFICD). It is named after Mr. Ted Quinn, President of Technology Resources, recognized leader in I&C and former ANS President. This award highlights the importance of young members in the future developments of nuclear instrumentation and controls and human factors research, development, and deployment.

For more information please visit the official ANS Award Page.

Past Award Recipients

2019: Dr. Vivek Agarwal
2018: Chad Kiger
2017: Dr. Jamie Coble

Robert Uhrig Graduate Student Scholarship

For students pursuing graduate studies in nuclear engineering with a focus in the field of human factors, instrumentation and controls. An applicant for this scholarship must be a full–time graduate student of a North American university engaged in Masters or Ph.D. research into technical aspects of human factors, instrumentation and/or controls. Students of all nationalities are eligible for the Robert E. Uhrig Graduate Scholarship.

The Robert E. Uhrig Graduate Scholarship is a $4,000 scholarship given annually to one graduate student in nuclear engineering. The Scholarship focus is on the technical disciplines involved in Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Controls, and Human–Machine Interface Technologies in the context of nuclear power or other nuclear engineering specific applications.

For more information please visit the official ANS Scholarship Page.

Past Scholarship Recipients

2018: Dan Floyd – University of Tennessee
2017: Fan Zhang – University of Tennessee
2016: Prathamesh Bilgunde – Iowa State University
2015: Zachary A. Welz – University of Tennessee

Joseph Naser Undergraduate Scholarship

For students pursuing undergraduate studies in nuclear engineering with a focus in the field of human factors, instrumentation and controls. An applicant for this scholarship must be a full–time undergraduate student of a North American university interested in technical aspects of human factors, instrumentation and/or controls. Students of all nationalities are eligible for the Joseph Naser Undergraduate Scholarship.
The Joseph Naser Undergraduate Scholarship is a $2,000 scholarship given annually to one undergraduate student in nuclear engineering. The Scholarship focus is on the technical disciplines involved in Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Controls, and Human–Machine Interface Technologies in the context of nuclear power or other nuclear engineering specific applications. Applicants for the Joseph Naser Scholarship must submit a brief description of his/her long and short term professional objectives highlighting his/her interest in one or both of the fields of human factors and instrumentation and controls.
Past Scholarship Recipients

2018: Andy Rivas – University of Florida
2017: Austin Saint-Vincent – University of Tennessee

HFICD Best Paper Award

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Past Best Paper Awards
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