An individual, or to individuals on a team, or multiple recipients up to three in number
For outstanding contributions to the field of nuclear and plasma sciences and engineering
The award consists of a bronze medal, certificate, and cash honorarium.
Basis for judging
In the evaluation process, the following criteria are considered: importance of individual scientific contribution, importance of scientific contributions made by teams led by the candidate, seminal nature of the contribution, innovation/originality, societal benefit, impact on the profession, and the quality of the nomination.