LAS/ANS Annual Award


Personality of the Year for Nuclear Energy Development in Latin America


Year Name Country
1985 Oscar Armando Quihillalt Argentina
1986 Carlos Syllus Martins Pinto Brazil
1987 Juan Eibenschutz Mexico
1988 Carlos Vélez Ocón Mexico
1989 Hervásio Guimarães de Carvalho Brazil
1990 Carlos Castro Madero Argentina
1991 Dan Beninson Argentina
1992 Ronaldo Arthur Cruz Fabrício Brazil
1993 José Israel Vargas Brazil
1994 Rafael Fernández de la Garza Mexico
1995 Octave Du Temple U.S.A.
1996 Jorge A. Coll Argentina
1997 Gerold Herzog Germany
1998 Jaime Pahissa-Campá Argentina
1999 Pablo Mulás Mexico
2000 Firmino Sampaio Brazil
2001 Renato Radicella Argentina
2002 Miguel Medina Vaillard Mexico
2003 Luis Winter Igualt Chile
2004 Jose Luis Delgado Guardado Mexico
2005 Jorge Spitalnik Brazil
2006 José Pablo Abriata Argentina
2007 José Raúl Ortiz Magaña Mexico
2008 Sérgio Machado Rezende Brazil
2009 Elsa Diana Rosa Kelly Argentina
2010 Othon Luiz Pinheiro da Silva Brazil
2011
ABACC - Agência Brasileiro-Argentina de Contabilidade e Materiais Nucleares
International
2012
Laércio Antonio Vinhas
Brazil
2013
Norma Luisa Boero
Argentina
2014
José Luis Antúnez
Argentina
2016
Aquilino Senra Martinez Country
Brazil
2017
Lydia C. Paredes Gutiérrez
Mexico
2018
IBQN – Instituto Brasileiro de Qualidade Nuclear
Brazil

LAS/ANS Award for Best Publication of the Year


Year Awardee Publication Title Country
1992 Jose de Jesus Rivero Oliva ANCON Code for VVER Safety Assessment Cuba
1993 Jair A. M. Souza Nuclear Energy for Environmental Protection Brazil
1994 Miguel Angel Blesa, Alberto Jorge Gerardo Maroto and Alberto Ernesto Regazzoni Inorganic Chemistry of the Decontamination of Steel Surfaces Argentina
1995 Ana Claudia Raffo and Marco Antônio Marzo Safeguards and ABACC System used for nuclear materials control in Brazilian and Argentinean NPPs Brazil
1996 Alberto López, Vicente Cepeda, Ignacio Maldonado and Robert A. Dameron Ultimate capacity of a Mark II primary containment using new probabilistic failure criteria Mexico
1997 Jorge Spitalnik Financial Requirements and Manpower Needs for the Next Fifty Years of Nuclear Power Brazil
1998 M. Higa, R. Perez, J. Piñeyro, J. Sidelnik, J.A. Casario, L. Alvarez and J. Fink Operational experience with the first slightly enriched uranium fuel assemblies in the Atucha-1 nuclear power plant Argentina
1999 J. Spitalnik, J.A. M. de Souza and W.P.S. Lepecki Sustainable Energy Supply: the Case of Brazil Brazil
2002 P. Florido, M. Rivarola, D. Brasnaroj, J. Bergallo, L. Juanocó, K. Kyung, J. Gonzáles and H. Davero Sigma: The next generation of Uranium Enrichment Technology Argentina
2003 Roberto Cirimello and Dario Delmastro Innovation in nuclear reactors and related technologies Argentina
2004 Juan Luis Francois , Cecilia Martin del Campo and Antonio Tavares Development of a BWR control rod pattern design system based on fuzzy logic and knowledge Mexico
2006 R.G. Esteves, S.S. Gomes, R. Dotto, M. Silva, L. Carrilho, F. Palheiros, L. Sadde , E. Faria, S.J. King,  Kyeong-Lak Jeon Development of an advanced 16x16 PWR-type fuel element for Angra 1, called 16NGF Brazil
2007 J. R. Ramírez, G. Alonso, R. T. Perry & J. Ortiz Assessment of a MOX Fuel Assembly Design for a BWR Mixed Reload   Mexico
2008 Bertrand Barré, José M. Aragonés, Barrie Frederick Hill, Andrew C. Kadak , Donald F. Schutz and Jorge Spitalnik FEBRAE/ WFEO - Nuclear Power Feasibility 2007 Brazil
2009 Maria E.C. Roselato, Paulo R. Rela, Carlos A. Zeituni, Anselmo Feher, José E. Manzoli, João A. Moura, Eduardo S. Moura and Constância P. G. Silva Development and production of radioactive sources used for cancer treatment in Brazil Brazil
2010 Cesar A. B. Nava Ortiz, Guillermina Burillo, Ángel Concheiro, Emilio Bucio, Nele Matthijs, Hans nelis, Tom Coenye, Carmen Ávarez Lorenzo Cyclodextrin-functionalized biomaterials loaded with microazole prevent Candida albicans biofilm formation in-vitro Mexico
2011
L. Paredes A., J. Azorín B., M. Balcázar A. e J.L. François C. Neutron kerma coefficient: Reference tissue for tumours
Mexico

LAS/ANS Award for Best Press Coverage of the Year


Year

Awardee

Reporting Subject

Media

Country

1995

Editorial Page of Jornal do Brasil

Editorial on "Nuclear Energy" of 12th June 1994

Jornal do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro

Brazil

1996

George Vidor

Article on "If it would operate..." of 13th May 1996

Jornal O Globo, Rio de Janeiro

Brazil

1997

Miguel Castillo Chávez

Articles on "Multiple Options offered by Nuclear Technology for Peaceful Uses" of 16 th May 96 and "More Research Reactors are needed" of 17th May 1996

Diario Excelsior, Mexico City

Mexico

1998

Paulo Cintura

TV coverage on "An Ecological Visit to Angra" of 21st & 28th December 1997

TV Bandeirantes, Channel 6, Rio de Janeiro

Brazil

2002

Chiara Luzzati

Broadcast of 12th December 2001 reporting on "Nuclear Energy" directly from Angra dos Reis NPP

Program Eldorado à Tarde, Radio Eldorado AM 700kHz, São Paulo State

Brazil

2003

Alexandre Arruda

Article on " Brazil , New Member of a Restricted Club" of 2nd November 2002

Jornal do Commercio, Rio de Janeiro

Brazil

2004

Nicolas Luco Rojas

Reporting on Nuclear Energy in Chile in year 2003

Science & Technology Section of journal El Mercurio of Santiago , Chile

Chile

2008

Agostinho Alípio, Alessandro Meirelles, Denise Rocha, Luciano Nascimento & Fabiano Síryo

TV coverage on "Nuclear Energy" from 1st to 4th April 2008  

RJ-TV 1ª EDIÇÃO of TV RIO-SUL, Rio de Janeiro

Brazil

2009

Ernesto de Paola

Article on “CNEA started the construction implementation of CAREM, a national designed reactor“ of 16th January 2009

Diario Buenos Aires Económico (BAE)

Argentina

2010

Editorial Page of Jornal O Globo

Editorial on Nuclear Recovery of 16th October 2009

Jornal O Globo, Rio de Janeiro

Brazil

2012
Editorial Page of Jornal O Globo Editorial entitled Carefulness with the Nuclear Moratorium of 15th May 2012 Jornal O Globo, Rio de Janeiro
Brazil
2013
Alejandro Leonardo Tancredi TV programs on Argentinean Nuclear Facilities Atucha 2, Embalse, 4th NPP & CAREM in April and May 2013 Argentina S.A. Program, Buenos Aires Multicanal 79
Argentina
2015
Editorial Page of Jornal O Globo Editorial statements on Nuclear Energy published on 5th April 2015 and 13th June 2015 Jornal O Globo, Rio de Janeiro
Brazil
2017
Andrés Rodríguez Hernández, Armando Miguel Gómez Torres, Edmundo del Valle Gallegos HPC implementation in the time-dependent neutron diffusion code AZKIND “Annals of Nuclear Energy”, Vol. 99, January 2017
Mexico