PPPL engineer receives American Nuclear Society Award

Oct. 20, 2000 12:07 a.m.

Michael Williams, an engineer at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, received this year's Outstanding Achievement Award from the Fusion Energy Division of the American Nuclear Society.

Williams is head of PPPL's Engineering and Technical Infrastructure Department and is deputy director of NSTX, the lab's leading fusion experiment.

The award recognizes Williams' longstanding research and leadership in past and current fusion energy experiments: Poloidal Divertor Experiment, Tokamak Fusion Test Reactor and National Spherical Torus Experiment (NSTX). It is the most prestigious award from the society's Fusion Energy Division and is presented to a member in recognition of exemplary individual achievement requiring professional excellence and leadership of high caliber in the fusion science and engineering area.

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