IEEE/NPSS Fusion Technology Award nominations solicited

March 4, 2024

Nominations for the IEEE/NPSS Fusion Technology Award are due March 11th, 2024. An extension to March 15th is possible by contacting the awards committee chair (see below).

The 2024 winner will be presented their award at the IEEE 31st Symposium on Fusion Engineering (SOFE), which is to be held in the dynamic city of Boston, Massachusetts in June 2025. The Award consists of a $3,000 USD cash prize, a plaque, and an invited talk at SOFE 2025.

Equal consideration will be given to innovation in all fusion approaches and outstanding leadership. We look forward to nominations that show the diversity in the fusion community.

Any person, regardless of nationality or Society affiliation, is eligible for the award, with the exception that no current member of the IEEE/NPSS Standing Committee on Fusion Technology may be nominated. The nomination package should be sent to the Fusion Technology Committee Awards Chair, Trey Gebhart via email to drcpawley@ieee.org. It should consist of a letter describing the technical contributions on which the nomination is recommended and a current resume of the candidate. Other supporting endorsements are encouraged.

For more detailed information on eligibility criteria, the basis for judging, nomination process and a list of past award recipients, please visit http://ieee-npss.org/technical-committees/fusion-technology/ and go to the "Fusion Technology Awards" section. The nomination period is changed yearly; this year nominations are due by March 11th. Feel free to also get directly in touch with the Awards Chair if you have any other questions or would like more information. We look forward to learn about the candidates for the 2024 Fusion Technology Award.