Associate Professor Nick Brown is the latest recipient of the Landis Young Member Engineering Achievement Award, bestowed by the American Nuclear Society (ANS). Brown received the award, “In recognition of his technical leadership in advancing the safety case for accident tolerant fuel and cladding and in paving the way for licensing of advanced nuclear reactors.”
Recognition is reserved for those whose engineering knowledge has resulted in an improvement to an engineering concept, design, safety improvement, method of analysis, or product utilized in nuclear power research and development or commercial application.
“We are proud to see that ANS honored Nick Brown with this award,” said Department Head Wes Hines. “He joins a very select list of nuclear scholars. His outstanding contributions to safety analysis of advanced reactors are paving the way for a new generation of nuclear reactors.”
The purpose of the award is to recognize outstanding engineering contributions by young members of ANS and encourage engineering excellence among the young membership. Nominations are only open to members of the ANS who are under 40 years of age at the time of nomination.