2013 Innovations in Fuel Cycle Research Award Winners

The U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Energy, Office of Fuel Cycle Technologies congratulates the following winners of the 2013 Innovations in Fuel Cycle Research Awards. In addition to cash awards, winning students will have a variety of other opportunities including participating in an Innovators' Forum and participating in the Fuel Cycle Technologies Annual Meeting.

Winners of the Open Competition

Advanced Fuels
Joshua Daw
First Place
Joshua Daw
University of Idaho
Drew DeJarnette
Second Place
Drew DeJarnette
University of Arkansas

Energy Policy
Lyndsey Fyffe
First Place
Lyndsey Fyffe
Vanderbilt University
Urairisa Phathanapirom
Second Place
Urairisa Phathanapirom
University of Texas at Austin

Materials Protection, Control, and Accountancy
Kathryn Matlack
First Place
Kathryn Matlack
Georgia Institute of Technology
Kenneth Dayman
Second Place
Kenneth Dayman
University of Texas at Austin

Nuclear Science and Engineering
Phyllis Ko
First Place
Phyllis Ko
Pennsylvania State University
Elise Pusateri
Second Place
Elise Pusateri
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Separations and Waste Forms
Janelle Droessler
First Place
Janelle Droessler
University of Nevada at Las Vegas
Cameron Tracy
Second Place
Cameron Tracy
University of Michigan

Used Fuel Disposition
Corey Keith
First Place
Corey Keith
University of Nevada at Las Vegas
Nathan Meredith
Second Place
Nathan Meredith
University of Notre Dame

Winners of the Competition for Students Who Attend Universities with Less Than $600 Million in 2011 R&D Expenditures

Jonathan Barnes
Jonathan Barnes
Northwestern University
William Kerlin
William Kerlin
University of Nevada at Las Vegas

Mary Mincher
Mary Mincher
Boise State University
Danny Permar
Danny Permar
University of Florida

Clare Rowland
Clare Rowland
Northwestern University

Winners of the Undergraduate Competition

Scott Richards
Scott Richards
University of Michigan
Emily Valerio
Emily Valerio
Idaho State University