Skip to Content Skip to Navigation

Nuclear & Plasma Sciences Society

Year Recipient Description
2016 Richard Kouzes For his long-standing volunteer service to the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society and his extensive technical contributions to furthering the fundamental understanding and applied use of nuclear and plasma sciences.
2015 Jane Lehr For outstanding contributions to the leadership of the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society and the IEEE NPSS Pulsed Power Science and Technology Technical Committee.
2014 Tony Lavietes For leadership and service to the Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society and especially for continuous innovations improving organizational efficiency, technical quality and overall participant experience of NPSS conferences.
2013 Edl Schamiloglu For outstanding contributions to the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society through its Pulsed Power Science and Technology and Plasma Science and Applications Technical Committees.
2012 Patrick Le Du In appreciation for 17 years of outstanding contributions to IEEE, NPSS, CANPS and his pioneering role in initiating NPSS conferences in Europe and Asia.
2011 William Moses For outstanding contributions to the Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society, and especially for providing new leadership, direction, organization and unification to the Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference.
2010 Jean Pierre Martin For outstanding contributions to the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society, and especially for his role in organizing the CANPS Committee and its associated Real Time Conference.
2009 Peter Winokur For outstanding contributions to the leadership of the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society and the IEEE NPSS Radiation Effects Committee.
2008 Steven Gold For outstanding contributions to the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society and its Plasma Science and Applications Technical Committee.
2007 Ken Galloway For leadership, technical, and educational contributions to the field of radiation effects on microelectronics.
2006 Paul V. Dressendorfer In appreciation for 14 years as editor for NPSS. Special recognition as Editor-in-Chief for reorganizing and implementing an effective operating structure for the Transactions on Nuclear Science.
2005 Alberta M. Dawson Larsen, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center For outstanding service to the IEEE NPSS as secretary for 9 years and numerous other positions of importance including Chairman, Fusion Technical Technology Committee, Newsletter editor and yearbook coeditor.
2004 Edward J. Lampo, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory For outstanding service to the IEEE as Treasurer of the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society for 12 years, including financial overseeing of the society, three journals and numerous yearly conferences.
2003 Steven J. Gitomer, Los Alamos National Laboratory For contributions to the IEEE NPS for 20 years as editor of Transactions on Plasma Science, supervision of 2,708 published papers, 57 special issues, and 19,947 published pages.
2002 Peter N. Clout, Vista Control Systems, Inc. For successful and innovative entrepreneurship in data acquisition and control, and for his long-time dedication to and effective leadership of the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society.
2001 Vernon G. Price, SLAC (Retired) In recognition and appreciation of tireless leadership in membership recruitment and overall dedicated service to the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society.
2000 Orhan Nalcioglu, University of California, Irvine For pioneering research in medical imaging and for outstanding service to the Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society of the IEEE.
1999 Raymond S. Larsen, SLAC For many innovative and long-lasting contributions to the success of the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society andfor sustained concern and action regarding the ethical issuesfacing the electricl engineering profession.
1998 A. Bertrand Brill, Vanderbilt University For pioneering research in the field of nuclear medicine, and for outstanding service to the Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society of the IEEE.
1997 Harold L. Flescher, Raytheon Corporation For sustained leadership and service to the Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society and to the world-wide radiation effects community.
1996 John Walter, IntraSpec Inc. For pioneering design and development of semiconductor detectors, for co-founding and contributing to the growth on an international nuclear instrument company, and for contributions to the leadership of NPSS.
1994 John F. Osborn, General Electric Company For major contributions to the NPSS and its membership as Chief Editor of the NPSS Newsletter for 26 years, and its elevation to a most distinguished Institute publication.
1994 W. Kenneth Dawson, TRIUMF and University of Alberta For outstanding leadership to the Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society and the IEEE as NPSS President and Editor-in-Chief and for contributions to its committees, conferences, publications and standards.
1993 Igor Alexeff, University of Tennessee For contributions to NPSS, including his leadership role on the IEEE Plasma Science and Applications Committee and his service as first chariman of the IEEE Conference on Plasma Science.
1992 J. Leon Shohet, University of Wisconsin For contributions, leadership and service in bringing the field of plasma science into the IEEE and in achieving the recognition of the importance of plasma-aided manufacturing in the economy.
1991 Paul L. Phelps Jr., Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory For contributions to the important programs of the IEEE NPSS including the Nuclear Science Symposium and the NPSS Short Course Program and for technical contributions to the measurement of radionuclides in the environment.
1990 Julian Forster, Quadrex For contributions to the development of reactor instrumentation, and computer applications for nuclear power technology through many years (27) of leadership on technical committees, meetings/symposia, and standards development.
1989 John A. Martin, Oak Ridge National Laboratory For invaluable contributions to the IEEE NPSS, including leadership roles in the Particle Accelerator Conferences, in reorganization of the Society, and in many other areas.
1988 Lee J. Wagner, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory For one who has long contributed to the Society, particularily to the financial integrity of the NPSS as treasurer and for untiring efforts on Nuclear Science Symposia and other activities over the years.
1987 Louis Costrell, National Bureau of Standards For leadership and contributions towards the effectiveness of the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society in achieving its principal goals: 1) Advancement of the engineering science: 2) Maintenance of high scientific and technical standards among its members (and the whole of the Nuclear Science community):and 3) Organization of IEEE/NPSS-sponsored meetings for the presentation and discussion of advancements in the field.
1986 Richard F. Shea, Consultant
For a lifetime of outstanding service to this Society as Editor-in-Chief, pioneer member and guiding hand.