Wednesday Plenary & Awards Luncheon

Wednesday, February 6

Time: 11:45 am-1:00 pm

Award Presentation

Presentation of the Dr. Robert Long Training Excellence Award: For Leadership and a Continuing Sustained Commitment to Excellence in Nuclear Training and Education 60th in the U.S. and Internationally.


Dr. Richard Coe
(Thomas Edison State University)


Dr. Jane LeClair
(Washington Center for Cyber Security)

Transformation of a Nuclear Engineering Department

This presentation will discuss the formation and implementation of a strategic plan and faculty evaluation rubric that has quadrupled departmental research expenditures resulting in the largest Nuclear Engineering PhD program and largest Graduating class of PhDs ever in the US.  It will provide a case study on the activities and priorities instituted to promote this scholarly success.

Wes Hines