Brian D. Wirth, 2014

Energy Sciences and Innovation: For transformational advances in computational multiscale modeling of radiation effects in materials, and for their impact to fission and fusion energy technologies.

Brian D. Wirth is honored for his visionary contributions to fission and fusion energy technology and specifically, for transformational research on computational modeling and experimental validation of fuel performance and radiation effects in materials, providing influential leadership within the fission and fusion technology communities, and impacting research areas that are of foundational importance for evaluating the safe operating lifetime of current nuclear reactors, as well as for the development of advanced fission and fusion energy systems.

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