Awards to NSSC Personnel from 2016 – 2023:

Kimberly Pestovich UTK Graduate Student
Kimberly Pestovich, First Place, Graduate Rapid Fire Collegiate Competition, Society of Women Engineers, October 2023. Research Lightning Talk.
Kimberly Pestovich UTK Graduate Student
Kimberly Pestovich, Travel Award, Society of Women Engineers and UTK Graduate Student Senate, October 2023.
Daniel Rustrom UTK Graduate Student
Daniel Rutstrom, First Place for NSS Student Paper Award; awarded at the IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium (NSS) and Medical Imaging Conference (MIC), November 2023.
Joey Gordon UCB Graduate Student Joey Gordon, Best Student Paper on Nuclear Data, University of California – Berkeley, December 23.
Tracy Edwards MSU Graduate Student Tracy Edwards received the State of Michigan Spirit of Hope Governor’s Award.
Nolan Kowitt UCB Undergraduate Nolan Kowitt, NRC University Nuclear Leadership Program, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, August/2023.
Megan Schiferl UCB Graduate Student Megan Schiferl, Best Poster Award, 11th International Conference of F-Elements, 08/2023.
Hannah Berg MSU Graduate Student Hannah C. Berg, Asian Nuclear Physics Association & AAPS-DNP Award for Young Scientist, Asian Nuclear Physics Association & AAPS-DNP, 09/2023
Kimberly Pestovich UTK Graduate Student Kimberly Pestovich, Travel award, University of Tennessee Society of Women Engineers, 08/2023
Kimberly Pestovich UTK Graduate Student Kimberly Pestovich, Travel award, Society of Women Engineers, 08/2023
Kimberly Pestovich UTK Graduate Student Kimberly Pestovich, Travel award, American Association for Crystal Growth, 07/2023
Rebecca Lalk UTK Graduate Student Rebecca Lalk, Best Graduate Student Poster, The Center of Materials Processing at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 08/2023
Kimberly Pestovich UTK Graduate Student Grad, Kimberly Pestovich, 3rd place Science as Art, University of Tennessee Knoxville Materials Research Society, 05/2023
Kimberly Pestovich UTK Graduate Student Grad, Kimberly Pestovich, Service Award, University of Tennessee Knoxville Department of Materials Science and Engineering, 05/2023
Kimberly Pestovich UTK Graduate Student Grad, Kimberly Pestovich, Travel Award, University of Tennessee Knoxville Graduate Student Senate, 04/2023
Kimberly Pestovich UTK Graduate Student Grad, Kimberly Pestovich, Best graduate lightning talk, ANS Student Conference, 04/2023
Rebecca Lalk UTK Graduate Student Grad, Rebecca Lalk, Induction into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, University of Tennessee Knoxville Chapter, May/2023
Olivia Stojak UIUC Undergraduate Undergrad, Olivia Stojak, NPRE Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, April 2023
Ousmane Ndiaye UIUC Graduate Student Ousmane Ndiaye,Sloan University Center for Exemplary Mentoring (UCEM) at the University of Illinois, May 2023
Jenna Garcia TAMU Graduate Student Graduate, Jenna Garcia, NSSC Best Oral Presentation, UPR, June 2023
Kara Wilke TAMU Undergraduate Undergrad, Kara Wilke, Best Poster Presentation – Undergrad Category, Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, April/2023
James McGreivy UCB Undergraduate Undergrad, James McGreivy, Departmental Citation Award in Physics, UC Berkeley, 5/23
Sasha Kennedy UCB Graduate Student Grad, Alexandra (Sasha) Kennedy, Virgil E. Schrock Award for Outstanding Mentorship, UC Berkeley, May 2023
Dominic Lioce UCB Graduate Student Grad, Dominic Lioce, Best NSSC Poster Award, UPR/NNSA, 06/2023.
Leila Shook UCB Undergraduate Undergrad, Leila Shook, College of Chemistry Research Grant, College of Chemistry at UC Berkeley, April/2023
Joe Brackbill UCB Graduate Student Grad, Joe Brackbill, Best Inorganic Platform Talk, University of California Chemical Symposium Executive Committee, April 2023.
Jake Hecla UCB Graduate Student Jake Hecla, Stanton Fellowship, MIT
Juan Manfredi AFIT Faculty Faculty, Juan Manfredi, “Leslie M. Norton Teaching Excellence Award”
Daniel Rustrom UTK Graduate Student Grad; Rutstrom, Daniel; award – 3rd Place in the Graduate category at the Annual Student Poster Night, which consisted of a cash award from the Oak Ridge Chapter of ASM and travel award from the Center for Materials Processing; February 2023.
Daniel Rustrom UTK Graduate Student Grad; Rutstrom, Daniel; “Development of Ultrafast Scintillator Cs2ZnCl4”; Annual Student Poster Night hosted by the Oak Ridge Chapter of ASM, Center for Materials Processing, and the Southeast Section of the American Association for Crystal Growth (AACG) at the University of Tennessee; February 2023; collaborators – Luis Stand, Charles L. Melcher, Mariya Zhuravleva.
Jenna Garcia TAMU Graduate Student Grad. Jenna Garcia, Seaborg Fellowship Program Award, Seaborg Institute, march/2023
Peter Boone UCB Graduate Student Grad, Peter Boone, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory Women’s Association Scholarship Award, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, March 2023.
Christian Young UTK Graduate Student Graduate: Christian Young, Student Service Award, University of Tennessee, Dec 2022 (awarded January 2023)
Daniel Rustrom UTK Graduate Student Grad; Rutstrom, Daniel; award – 3rd Place in the Graduate category at the Annual Student Poster Night, which consisted of a cash award from the Oak Ridge Chapter of ASM and travel award from the Center for Materials Processing; February 2023.
Christopher Hossack GWU Graduate Student Grad, Christopher Hossack, 2023 G. T. Seaborg Institute Graduate Research Program at Los Alamos National Laboratory, LANL, March/2023.
Peter Hosemann UCB Faculty Outstanding reviewer award 2022 for the journals acta materialia and scritpa materials, Elsevier
Emily Frame UCB Graduate Student ​​Grad, Emily Frame. Best student paper on nuclear detection and imaging, Department of Nuclear Engineering, UC Berkeley, December, 2022.
James Kingston UCD Graduate Student Grad, James Kingston, HEPCAT, UC Davis, 12/2022
Kimberly Pestovich UTK Graduate Student Grad, Kimberly Pestovich, travel award to present research at SCINT 2022 conference, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Tennessee, 07/2022
Kimberly Pestovich UTK Graduate Student Undergrad, James Pierce, 3rd place in the undergraduate student category at the Center for Materials Processing End of Summer Student Night, University of Tennessee, 08/2022
Kimberly Pestovich UTK Graduate Student Grad, Kimberly Pestovich, 1st place in the graduate student category at the Center for Materials Processing End of Summer Student Night, University of Tennessee, 08/2022
Benjamin Walusiak GWU Graduate Student Grad, Benjamin Walusiak, 2022 G. T. Seaborg Institute Graduate Research Program, Los Alamos National Laboratory, June-August 2022
Jonathan Mitchell UTK Graduate Student Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM) JD Williams Student Paper Award
Daniel Rustrom UTK Graduate Student Best Student Oral Presentation, SCINT 2022
Yassin Hassan TAMU Faculty 2022 Fluids Engineering Award
Benjamin Walusiak GWU Graduate Student 2022 G. T. Seaborg Institute Graduate Research Program at Los Alamos National Laboratory, March/2022.
Jonathan Mitchell UTK Graduate Student INMM Student Award
Anthony Leja UIUC Undergraduate NPRE Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award
Daniel Puentes MSU Graduate Student Grad. Daniel Puentes. Tracy A. Hammer Graduate Student Award for Professional Development. Michigan State University, April 2022.
Daniel Puentes MSU Graduate Student Grad. Daniel Puentes, C. Konrad Gelbke Graduate Research Award, Michigan State University, April 2022.
Kimberly Pestovich UTK Graduate Student Grad. Kimberly Pestovich, Best Poster Presentation, NNSA DNN R&D UPR NSSC, 06/2022
Dominic Lioce UNM Undergraduate Undergrad, Dominic Lioce, Outstanding Senior Award, UNM Nuclear Engineering, May 2022.
Harry Jang UNLV Graduate Student Grad. Harry Jang, 2022 Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Award: Competition for Students Attending Universities with Less than $600 Million in 2019 Science and Engineering R&D Expenditures, University Research Alliance, 05/2022.
James McGreivy UCB Undergraduate Undergrad, James McGreivy, “Best Paper in the Human Factors and Instrumentation and Controls Track,” American Nuclear Society, 04/22
Laura Shi UCB Undergraduate Undergrad, Laura Shi. UC Berkeley Department Citation (#1 in graduating class), Department of Nuclear Engineering, May 2022
Austin Mullen UCB Graduate Student Best National Lab Collaboration
Jake Hecla UCB Graduate Student Hecla, Jake. “Best Oral Presentation” NNSA University Program Review. June 2022
Jenna Garcia TAMU Graduate Student 2022 G. T. Seaborg Institute Graduate Research Program at Los Alamos National Laboratory, March/2022.
Daniel Puentes MSU Graduate Student Tracy Hammer Graduate Student Award, College of Natural Science @ Michigan State University, Mar/2022
Daniel Puentes MSU Graduate Student COGS Disciplinary Leadership Award, The Graduate School @ Michigan State University, Feb/2022
Christian Young UTK Graduate Student Invitation to Alpha Nu Sigma, The University of Tennessee, 03/2022
Daniel Rustrom UTK Graduate Student First Place in Graduate Student Poster Competition
Peter Hosemann UCB Faculty 2022 TMS Brimacombe Medalist Award Winner
Sarah Stevenson UCB Graduate Student Third place in the poster competition at the TMS Conference
Katherine Luebke UNLV Graduate Student Third Place 3 Minute Thesis Competition, UNLV, November 2021
Nicole Byrne GWU Graduate Student DOE SCGSR Fellowship
Kalie Knecht UCB Graduate Student Best Student Paper on Radiation Detection and Imaging
Ben Godfrey UCD Graduate Student Outstanding Paper Award, Original Research, NSSC, August 2021
Mark Straub UCB Graduate Student Outstanding Paper Award, Review, NSSC, August 2021
Cordell Delzer UTK Graduate Student Outstanding Thesis Award, RadDetection, NSSC, August 2021
Hi Vo UCB Graduate Student Outstanding Thesis Award, NE, NSSC, August 2021
Kelly Kmak UCB Graduate Student Outstanding Thesis Award, CHEM, NSSC, August 2021
Teal Pershing UCD Graduate Student Outstanding Thesis Award, NPP, NSSC, August 2021
Daniel Puentes MSU Graduate Student Theda & Leonard Leventhal Scholarship, Sigma Alpha Mu Foundation, May 2021
Daniel Puentes MSU Graduate Student Impact Innovations Award, Advancing Research Impact in Society (ARIS), May 2021
Mairead Montague UTK Graduate Student Masters Graduate Research Excellence Award, UTK Department of Nuclear Engineering 05/2021
Caleb Redding UTK Graduate Student Award for Professional Promise, University of Tennessee – Knoxville, May/2021.
Sarah Stevenson UCB Graduate Student Graduate Scholarship, American Nuclear Society, May 2021
Kalie Knecht UCB Graduate Student Virgil E. Shrock Award for Outstanding Service, UC Berkeley Nuclear Engineering Department, April 2021
Emily Frame UCB Graduate Student Third place student speaker at the Northern California Chapter of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine: The Young Investigators Symposium. Stanford University, June/2021.
Laura Shi UCB Undergraduate William R. & Mila Kimel Nuclear Engineering Scholarship, American Nuclear Society, June 2021
Laura Shi UCB Undergraduate Christopher Wootton Award for “Superior service and leadership to the Department of Nuclear Engineering,” UC Berkeley Department of Nuclear Engineering, May 2021
Julie He UCD Graduate Student Ryan Couch Memorial Fund, UC Davis Physics Department, Jan/2021
Austin Mullen UCB Graduate Student Nuclear Scholars Initiative: Nuclear Scholar, CSIS Project on Nuclear Issues, 02/21
Nicole Byrne GWU Graduate Student Provost’s Graduate Merit Fellowship, GWU, December 2020
Roy Ready MSU Graduate Student College of Natural Science Completion Fellowship, MSU, 12/20
Kimberly Pestovich UTK Graduate Student Worker Environmental Safety and Security Team STAR Award, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 10/2020
Kimberly Pestovich UTK Graduate Student 1st place in the crystal growth poster contest, American Association for Crystal Growth Southeast, 10/2020.
Jake Tibbetts UCB Graduate Student Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists’ 2020 Leonard M. Rieser Award
Daniel Rustrom UTK Graduate Student 2020 Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Award Winner
Mariah Rameriez TAMU Graduate Student NSSPI Students Receive Seaborg Institute Summer Research Fellowship https://nsspi.tamu.edu/nsspi-students-receive-seaborg-institute-summer-research-fellowship/
August Ridenour GWU Graduate Student American Institute of Chemists Graduate Award, American Institute of Chemists, May/2020
Daniel Rutstrom UTK Graduate Student Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Awards – First Place in the Open Competition for the category of Material Protection, Control, and Accountancy (instrumentation, detectors, and sensors for safeguards and nonproliferation); Awarding Institution: U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Technology Research and Development; Month/Year: June 2020
James Louis Jean UNLV Graduate Student Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Awards Awards, 1st place winner in Material Recovery and Waste Form Development, US DOE, June 2020
Andrew Reddie UCB Graduate Student Krulak Center Non-Resident Fellowship (Marine Corps University) June 2020
Charlie Cummings UCB Undergraduate Berkeley Physics Undergraduate Research Scholar, UC Berkeley, 12/2019
Andrew Reddie UCB Postdoc 2020-2021 Hans J. Morgenthau Fellow.
James Louis Jean UNLV Graduate Student 1st place for the 2020 Fuel Cycle Innovation Award, material and recovery section
Katherine Thornock UNLV Graduate Student Seaborg Summer Research Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Bethany Goldblum UCB Faculty Corones Award – https://www.krellinst.org/about-krell/news-events/goldblum-corones-award
Jake Tibbetts UCB Undergraduate Best Student Game at the 2019 Serious Games Showcase and Challenge
Kevin Glennon TAMU Graduate Student Grad. Glennon, Kevin. Outstanding Presentation in Chemistry. Los Alamos National Laboratory, August 2019.
Kevin Glennon TAMU Graduate Student Seaborg Fellowship. Los Alamos National Laboratory, June to October 2019.
Tim Genda UCB Graduate Student Graduate Research Scholar Appointment – LLNL
Daine Danielson UCD Undergraduate 2019 Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Award Winners Announced
Kevin Glennon TAMU Graduate Student Seaborg Fellowship, Los Alamos National Laboratory. Summer 2019.
Jake Hecla, Rebecca Krentz-Wee, and Andrew Reddie UCB Graduate Student Honorable mention in the National Science Policy Network Writing Competition with their article concerning the future of nuclear command, control, and communication to appear in a forthcoming Journal of Science Policy and Governance.​
Eric Matthews UCB Graduate Student Best National Laboratory Collaboration, UPR 2019, 06/2019
Rebecca Krentz Wee UCB Graduate Student Best Oral Presentation, UPR 2019, 06/2019
Milos Atz UCB Graduate Student Roy G. Post Nuclear Waste Management Graduate Scholarship. Roy G. Post Foundation, March, 2019.
Angela Simone UTK Graduate Student Extraordinary Professional Promise Citation, April 2019
Andrew Reddie UCB Graduate Student University of California Post-Doctoral Fellowship, September 2019, Faculty: Vinod K. Aggarwal
Emily Vu UCB Undergraduate Best Presentation in Mathematics and Computation.
Daniel Rutstrom UTK Graduate Student Integrated University Program (IUP) 3 Year Graduate Fellowship, award by DOE-NE, March 2019.
Mariya Zhuravleva UTK Faculty NSF Career Award
Mara Grinder MSU Graduate Student Grad. Grinder, Mara. Travel and Research Enhancement Funds, Graduate School at Michigan State University, Oct. 2018
Daniel Rutstrom UTK Undergraduate Undergrad. Rutstrom, Daniel, “Optimizing Europium Concentration and Investigating New Activators for Cs​4S​ rI​6​ and Cs​4C​ aI​6 Scintillators” AACG-SE and Oak Ridge Chapter of ASM Student Poster Night. Awards: 3rd place in crystal growth category, 1st place undergrad
Adriana Ureche UCB Graduate Student Grad. Adriana Ureche, Graduate Division Conference Travel Grant, UC Berkeley, Oct 2018.
Daniel Hellfeld UCB Graduate Student Grad. Hellfeld, Daniel. Best paper award (radiation detection), UC Berkeley Department of Nuclear Engineering, December 2018.
Barbara Jacak UCB Faculty 2018 APS Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics
Daniel Hellfeld UCB Graduate Student 2018 Valentin T. Jordanov Radiation Instrumentation Travel Grant
Nanthakishore Makeswaran MSI-NSSC1 Graduate Student 2018 Dr. W. Moeller Award from the International Society for Nuclear Air Treatment Technology (ISNATT)
Vincent Fischer UCD Postdoc Neutrino Physics Center Fellowship, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, May 2018.
Tyler Jordan UCB Graduate Student Best National Laboratory Collaboration for the NSSC, University Program Review. June 2018.
Teal Pershing UCD Graduate Student Best Oral Presentation from NSSC. University Program Review (UPR), NNSA, June 2018.
Sandra Bogetic UCB Graduate Student “Lawrence Livermore Scholar Graduate Fellowship”, LLNL, October 2018;
Roy Ready MSU Graduate Student DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program.
Natalie Johns UNLV Undergraduate UNLV Office of Undergraduate Research Award
Mairead Montague UCB Undergraduate Visiting Faculty Research Fellowship, Oak Ridge Associated Universities. June 2018.
Mairead Montague UCB Undergraduate Tennessee Graduate Fellowship of Excellence, University of Tennessee Knoxville. May 2018.
Nanthakishore Makeswaran UTEP Graduate Student Dr. W. Moeller Award
Katherine Thornock UNLV Graduate Student Best Poster at the University Program Review (UPR), NNSA from NSSC, June 2018.
Jiang Zirui UCB Undergraduate Deptartment Citation
Jason Richards UNLV Graduate Student First Place Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Award, DOE-NE, May 2017
Jason Matheny UTK Undergraduate Top Junior Academic Award, UTK, April 2017
James Louis Jean UNLV Graduate Student Seaborg Summer Research Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory, June 2018.
Jacob Cutter UCD Graduate Student DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research Fellowship
Eric Matthews UCB Graduate Student National Nuclear Security Administration Graduate Fellowship, Livermore NNSA field office
Daniel Rutstrom UTK Undergraduate Undergraduate Research Travel Grant to attend the SORMA conference. Office of Undergraduate Research (UTK). April 2018.
Daniel Rutstrom UTK Undergraduate Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D – Competition for Students who Attend Universities with Less than $600M in 2015 Science and Engineering R&D Expenditures. Department of Energy. April 2018.
Daniel Rutstrom UTK Undergraduate MSE Departmental Awards – Roberto Benson Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research. UTK Materials Science and Engineering Department. April 2018.
Daniel Rutstrom UTK Undergraduate Silver Award from the Office of Research and Engagement. EUReCA. Institutions: Tickle College of Engineering (UTK), Office of Undergraduate Research within the Office of Research and Engagement (UTK). April 2018.
Daniel Rutstrom UTK Undergraduate 3rd place in the College of Engineering research category. EUReCA. Institutions: Tickle College of Engineering (UTK), Office of Undergraduate Research within the Office of Research and Engagement (UTK). April 2018.
Daniel Rutstrom UTK Undergraduate MSE/CMP poster session travel award. UTK, August 2017
Daniel Hellfeld UCB Graduate Student Runner-up NSS Student Paper Competition, IEEE NSS-MIC, Oct. 2017. ‘Omnidirectional 3D Gamma-ray Imaging with a Free-moving Spherical Active Coded Aperture’
Brian Lenardo UCD Graduate Student Lawrence Scholar Graduate Fellowship
Angela Simone UTK Graduate Student Graduate Research Excellence Award, University of Tennessee Department of Nuclear Engineering, April 2018.
UTK Team: Collette, Robyn. Rutstrom ,Daniel. Loyd, Matthew. Stand, Luis. Zhuravleva, Mariya. Melcher, Chuck. UTK Graduate Student “Investigation of Bi 3+ as an Activator for Scintillation in Lanthanum Halide Compounds”, AACG-SE Student Poster Night, Oak Ridge Chapter of ASM and AACG-SE, November/2016. Awarded 1st Place in the AACG-SE Graduate Student poster contest.
Stephen Parker UCB Graduate Student Distinguished Student Performance Award, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Sandra Bogetic UCB Graduate Student Departmental Virgil Schrock award for Outstanding Mentorship
Roy Ready MSU Graduate Student DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program, September 2017
Michael Nacht UCB Faculty Carnegie Foundation Award
Michael Martin UCB Undergraduate Innovation in Nuclear Technology R&D 2017
Kelly Kmak UCB Undergraduate Glen T. Seaborg Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Research in Chemistry
Kathy Shield UCB Graduate Student Nuclear Engineering University Programs Graduate Fellowship, Department of Energy Office of Nuclear Energy, May 2017.
Josh Brown UCB Graduate Student “Best National Laboratory Collaboration,” University Program Review Meeting, June 2017.
John Arnold UCB Faculty Appointed Undergraduate Dean at the UCB College of Chemistry
Issac Meyer UCB Undergraduate Podium Presentation: Best in Fusion Energy Track at 2017 ANS Student Conference, ANS,
Eric Matthews UCB Graduate Student Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, University of California, Berkeley. March 2018.
Eric Matthews UCB Undergraduate Christopher Wootton Award
Emily Frame UCB Graduate Student Best poster award at the 7th International Symposium of the “Phoenix Leader Education Program for Renaissance from Radiation Disaster” “Radiation & Radiation Detection: From Responding to Radiation Disasters to Saving Rhinos”
Daniel Hellfeld UCB Graduate Student 2017 IEEE NSS-MIC Trainee Grant
Daniel Hellfeld UCB Graduate Student 2017 Valentin T. Jordanov Radiation Instrumentation Travel Grant
Daniel Hellfeld UCB Graduate Student “Best Oral Presentation,” University Program Review Meeting, June 2017.
Cordell Delzer UTK Graduate Student Best Poster, University Program Review, NNSA, June 2017.
Caroline Hughes UCB Graduate Student Gold Award for presentation on Human Resources Development in Nuclear Safety, Security, and Safeguards
Brad Sherril MSU Faculty 2018 Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics.
Austin Wright UCB Undergraduate 2017 DOE DNN R&D Network Science and Nuclear Nonproliferation Challenge
Andrew Reddie UCB Graduate Student NSSC PPNT Nuclear Security Scholar

Awards to NSSC Personnel from 2011 – 2016:


Jenna Smith MSU Graduate Student 2012 MSU Alfred J. and Ruth Zeits Endowed Fellowship
Michael Jones MSU Graduate Student 2015 MSU Alfred J. and Ruth Zeits Endowed Fellowship
Adriana Ureche UCB Undergraduate
American Physical Society’s Conference Experience for Undergraduates Lodging and Registration Award (Fall 2014)
Adriana Ureche UCB Undergraduate
Certificate of Completion, International Safeguards Policy and Information—Monterey Institute of International Studies (2014)
Adriana Ureche UCB Undergraduate Dean’s List of Honors—UC Berkeley College of Engineering (Spring 2014)
Adriana Ureche UCB Undergraduate Institute of International Studies (IIS) Undergraduate Conference Travel Grant (Fall 2014)
Adriana Ureche UCB Undergraduate Undergraduate Research Assistant Program (URAP) Summer Employment Award (2014)
Adriana Ureche UCB Undergraduate Undergraduate Conference Grant, Institute of International Studies, UC Berkeley
Agnieszka Czeszumska UCB Graduate Student Best Poster Award, Advances in Radioactive Isotope Science
Agnieszka Czeszumska UCB Graduate Student Lawrence Scholar, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Jan. 2013
Anna Bella Korbatov UCB Undergraduate Phi Beta Kappa 2015
Anna Bella Korbatov UCB Undergraduate Undergraduate Merit Award Certificate from the Institute of International Studies (IIS) at UC Berkeley
Bethany Goldblum UCB Faculty December 2014 Woman Physicist of the Month, Committee on the Status of Women in Physics, American Physical Society
Bethany Goldblum UCB Faculty Featured in American Physical Society’s “Physics in Your Future” Booklet.
Bethany Goldblum UCB Faculty Federation of American Scientists -Fall 2015 Scientist Spotlight (https://fas.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/interviewbg_final.pdf)
Bethany Goldblum UCB Faculty PONI Speakers Bureau
Cameron Bates UCB Graduate Student Lawrence Scholar Fellowship 2012 (LLNL)
Christopher Brand UCB Undergraduate
Wooten Superior Service and Leadership Outstanding Service Award, Department of Nuclear Engineering, UC Berkeley, May 2015
Daniel Hellfeld UCB Graduate Student JD Williams Best Poster Award. Institute of Nuclear Materials Management. July 2015.
Eric Norman UCB Faculty 2012 ANS Presidential Citation for Fukushima Work (the UCB NE Department received this citation)
Eric Norman UCB Faculty Co­recipient of the 2016 Breakthrough Prize in Physics for his contributions to the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory.
Eric Norman UCB Faculty Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Oct. 2012
Eric Norman UCB Faculty Science & Technology Award, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, August, 2013
Erika Suzuki UCB Undergraduate Insitute of International Studies Undergraduate Conference Travel Award
Eva Uribe UCB Graduate Student 2013 NSF Fellowship
Gabriel Kaufman UCB Undergraduate Summer 2014 SURF Rose Hills Fellowship
Heino Nitsche UCB Faculty Hevesy Medal Award, 17th Radiochemical Conference, Marianske, Czech Republic, May 11, 2014.
James Bevins UCB Graduate Student UITI Program Review Oral Presentation Award
Jasmina Vujic UCB Faculty 2012 ANS Presidential Citation for Fukushima Work (the UCB NE Department received this citation)
John Ready UCB Graduate Student Virgil Schrock Outstanding Leadership Award, Department of Nuclear Engineering, UC Berkeley, May 2015.
Jordan Sabella UCB Undergraduate
“Fast neutron activation for post-detonation nuclear forensics,” American Nuclear Society meeting, Washington, D.C., November 2013. 3rd Place Poster.
Josh Brown UCB Graduate Student
Characterizations of neutron detection systems for the National Ignition Facility, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Summer Student Poster Session, August 7, 2013. Outstanding Poster Award.
Kai Vetter UCB Faculty 2015 ANS Presidential Citation for Fukushima Work (the UCB NE Department received this citation)
Kai Vetter UCB Faculty 2012 ANS Presidential Citation for Fukushima Work (the UCB NE Department received this citation)
Kai Vetter UCB Faculty ANS Presidential Citation
Kai Vetter UCB Faculty APS Fellow
Katy Huff UCB Postdoc
Certificate of Appreciation for Exceptional Effort as the Secretary of the Young Members Group, President M.B. Raap of the American Nuclear Society, June 2014.
Katy Huff UCB Postdoc
Certificate of Appreciation for Exceptional Effort as the Secretary of the Young Members Group, President M.B. Raap of the American Nuclear Society, June/2014
Katy Huff UCB Postdoc
Elected as Vice-Chair of the Fuel Cycle and Waste Management Division, American Nuclear Society, June 2014.
Katy Huff UCB Postdoc
Elected as Vice-Chair of the Fuel Cycle and Waste Management Division, American Nuclear Society, June/2014
Katy Huff UCB Postdoc Proceedings Chair, SciPy Conference
Katy Huff UCB Postdoc Steering Committee Chair, Software Carpentry Foundation
Keenan Thomas UCB Specialist Travel award: Conference on Underground Science at SURF, Rapid City SD
Keenan Thomas UCB Specialist Travel award: LRT2015; Seattle WA
Kelly Rowland UCB Graduate Student Virgil Schrock Oustanding Service Award, Department of Nuclear Engineering, May 2015
Lauren Janney UCB Undergraduate
Wooten Superior Service and Leadership Outstanding Service Award, Department of Nuclear Engineering, UC Berkeley, May 2015
Lee Bernstein UCB Faculty APS Fellow
Lee Bernstein UCB Faculty
External leadership for organizing the new UC branch of the US Nuclear Data Program Data Evaluation for Applied Nuclear Science (DEANS). Physics and Life Sciences Directorate Award, Lawrence! Livermore National Laboratory, September 2015.
Lee Bernstein UCB Faculty Outstanding mentor, Physics and Life Sciences Directorate Award, Lawrence Livermore
Leo Kirsch UCB Graduate Student DOE NNSA Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship
Mark Swanson UCB Undergraduate
Wooten Superior Service and Leadership Outstanding Service Award, Department of Nuclear Engineering, UC Berkeley, May 2015
Patricia Schuster UCB Graduate Student Best Presentation Award, ANS Student Conference 2014
Patricia Schuster UCB Graduate Student Best Student Presentation, IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium, Seattle, WA
Per Peterson UCB Faculty 2012 ANS Presidential Citation for Fukushima Work (the UCB NE Department received this citation)
E. B. Norman UCB Faculty Science & Technology Award, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, August, 2013
Rachel Slaybaugh UCB Faculty ANS 2014 Young Member Excellence Award; 2014 ANS Presidential Citation
Rachel Slaybaugh UCB Faculty
Certificate of Governance for serving as the Chair of the NEED Committee, President M.B. Raap of the American Nuclear Society, June 2015.
Rachel Slaybaugh UCB Faculty
Elected as a Member of the Radiation Protection and Shielding Division, American Nuclear Society, June 2015.
Ross Barnowski UCB Graduate Student UITI Program Review Oral Presentation Award
Stanley Prussin UCB Faculty 2012 ANS Presidential Citation for Fukushima Work (the UCB NE Department received this citation)
Thomas Hickey UCB Graduate Student Nuclear Scholars Initiative, Project on Nuclear Issues, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Brian Lenardo UCD Graduate Student 2014 Livermore Graduate Scholar Program
Chris Grant UCD Postdoc HEP Intensity Frontier Fellowship Award
Chris Grant UCD Postdoc Intensity Frontier Fellowship, US DOE August
Eric Emdee UCD Undergraduate Saxon Patten Prize
James Morad UCD Graduate Student Office of Science Graduate Student Researcher Fellowship, Department of Energy
James Morad UCD Graduate Student UC Davis/LLNL Joint Mentorship Scholarship
Jonathan Leaf UCD Undergraduate Herbert A. Young Medal for graduating senior in College of Letters and Science
Mani Tripathi UCD Faculty Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research
Mani Tripathi UCD Faculty European Physical Society High Energy and Particle Physics Prize (CMS experiment)
Matthew Syzdagis UCD Postdoc UCD Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Research
Nick Walsh UCD Graduate Student UITI Program Review Poster Award
Robert Svoboda UCD Faculty Fellow, American Physical Society Division of Particles and Fields
Teal Pershing UCD Graduate Student UC Davis/LLNL Joint Mentorship Fellowship
Amber Hennessy UCI Graduate Student Travel Award, 2015 Women in Nuclear
Christian Bustillos UCI Graduate Student 2014 Seaborg Fellowship
Christian Bustillos UCI Graduate Student 2015 Seaborg Fellowship
Gabrielle Cobos UCI Undergraduate 2016 ANS Robert L. Long Memorial Scholarship Award, American Nuclear Society, June/2015.
George Miller UCI Faculty
USA Representative and Recorder, Technical Meeting at IAEA for formation of Global TRIGA Research Reactor Network, Vienna Austria, Fall 2013
Jennifer Logan UCI Graduate Student NSF Fellowship
Jeremy Pearson UCI Graduate Student 2015 Glen T. Seaborg ANS Congressional Fellow (awarded in 2014)
Ko Nee UCI Graduate Student 2012 Fuel Cycle Innovations Award
Leila Safavi-Tehrani UCI Graduate Student
DOW sustainability fellowship and is currently carrying out an internship at the DOW center for sustainability in Queensland, Australia.
Marie Kirkegaard UCI Undergraduate DHS Nuclear Forensics Graduate Fellowship (currently at University of Tennessee Knoxville)
Quynh Vo UCI Graduate Student 2014 NSF Fellow
Daniel Mast UNLV Graduate Student NEUP Fellowship, 2014
Jaimie Daum UNLV Graduate Student NEUP Fellowship: Nuclear Nonproliferation International Safeguards Graduate Fellowship, 2014
Janelle Droessler UNLV Graduate Student 2013 DOE-Nuclear Energy Innovation Award
Janelle Droessler UNLV Graduate Student
First place award for Innovations in Fuel Cycle Research in the category of Separations and Waste Forms, Winter ANS Meeting, Washington, D.C., November 10-14, 2013.
Janelle Droessler UNLV Graduate Student First place, Separations and Waste Forms category, Innovations in Fuel Cycle Research, 2013.
Ken Czerwinski UNLV Faculty Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2013
Ken Czerwinski UNLV Faculty
Visiting Professor University of Warsaw, Lecturer in Radiochemistry and Nuclear Technology Summer School, 2013
Keri Campbell UNLV Graduate Student (Poster) 1st Place Poster Presentation at GLOBAL 2013.
Keri Campbell UNLV Postdoc
Postdoc. Keri! Campbell, Seaborg Postdoctoral Fellowship, Los Alamos National Laboratory, September 2015.
Marc Fitzgerald UNLV Graduate Student Lawrence Fellowship, 2014
Ralf Sudowe UNLV Faculty Barrick Scholar’s Award
Brian Wright WUSTL Postdoc Travel Awards for International Symposium on Radiopharmaceutical Sciences 2015
Lake Wooten WUSTL Graduate Student Travel Awards for International Symposium on Radiopharmaceutical Sciences 2015
Nora Goscinski WUSTL Graduate Student Travel Awards for International Symposium on Radiopharmaceutical Sciences 2015
Stacy Queern WUSTL Graduate Student Travel Awards for International Symposium on Radiopharmaceutical Sciences 2015
Tara Mastren WUSTL Graduate Student Travel Awards for Radiometals 2013
Tolulope Aweda WUSTL Postdoc Travel Awards for Radiometals 2013
Vernal Richards WUSTL Postdoc Travel Award for Radiometals 2013