This award was established in 1990 by the Reactor Physics Division to honor individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of the field of reactor physics. The award is named after the late Eugene P. Wigner, a pioneer who helped nurture the nuclear age to technical maturity.
2016 – Luiz Leal and Mark Williams2015 – Kord S. Smith2014 – Elmer Lewis2013 – Augusto Gandini2011 – Nils G. Sjöstrand2009 – Edward W. Larsen2005 – Massimo Salvatores2004 – Richard N. Hwang2003 – Weston M. Stacey2003 – Paul J. Turinsky2002 – Noel R. Corngold2001 – Daniel G. Cacuci2000 – Michael M.R. Williams1999 – John J. Dorning1998 – Dr. Gerald C. Pomraning1998 – Rafael B. Perez1996 – Pierre J. Benoist1995 – Ely M. Gelbard1994 – Raymond L. Murray1993 – Jules Horowitz1992 – Allan F. Henry1991 – Alvin M. Weinberg1990 – Eugene P. Wigner
The Reactor Physics Division (RPD) Early Career Reactor Physicist Award consists of a certificate and a letter signed by the chair of RPD recognizing the candidate’s achievement of distinction. The winner will receive a free registration, for either the national ANS Winter meeting or for a Reactor Physics Topical Meeting (PHYSOR) at which he/she receives the award. The meeting registration will be paid by the Reactor Physics Division.
How to apply
2016 – Florent Heidet