Meredith Angwin and Howard Shaffer Receive American Nuclear Society Presidential Citations

Meredith Angwin and Howard Shaffer Receive American Nuclear Society Presidential Citations

Ans : Belgium | Jun 26, 2012 at 8:53 AM PDT
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June 26, 2012

American Nuclear Society (ANS) President Eric Loewen, PhD, presented ANS members Meredith J...Shaffer, III with Presidential Citations in recognition of their successful public information efforts in Vermont and elsewhere...Howard’s dedication to furthering public understanding and dispelling fear and uncertainty with facts, through a variety of forums, correctly focused the public debate about nuclear energy. He has inspired ANS members and other nuclear advocates across the country.

Angwin is founder of the Energy Education Project of the Ethan Allen Institute. The Energy Education Project is a non-profit with the mission of helping people in Vermont understand their energy options in terms of cost, reliability, environmental impact and government support...Angwin holds a BS in chemistry, with special honors in chemistry, from University of Chicago and an MS in physical chemistry from University of Chicago. She founded Fourth Floor Databases in Palo Alto CA to continue making progress on issues in electricity generation, and she owns Carnot Communications, which specializes in effectively communicating technical issues. She blogs at Yes Vermont Yankee and is a regular contributor to the ANS Nuclear Cafe.

Shaffer has been an ANS member for 35 years. He has contributed to the American Society for Mechanical Engineers and ANS Standards committees, ANS committees, national meeting staffs, and his local section and served as the 2001 ANS Congressional Fellow...He is a regular contributor to the ANS Nuclear Cafe.

For more information about the conference, visit For information about ANS Honors and Awards, visit

Established in 1954, ANS is a professional organization of engineers and scientists devoted to the peaceful applications of nuclear science and technology. Its 11,600 members come from diverse technical backgrounds covering the full range of engineering disciplines as well as the physical and biological sciences. They are advancing the application of these technologies to improve the lives of the world community through national and international enterprise within government, academia, research laboratories and private industry.

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