CER News:
Mark Tillack named fellow of American Nuclear Society.

7 May 2013

Mark Tillack, Research Scientist in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department and Associate Director of the Center for Energy Research, has been named a Fellow of the American Nuclear Society (ANS). He is being recognized for his contributions to fusion energy technology.

Election to the rank of Fellow within ANS recognizes contributions made to the advancement of nuclear science and technology. It is the Society's highest membership grade, to which a select group of professionals have been elected. Selection comes as a result of nomination by one's peers, careful review by the Honors and Awards Committee, and election by the Society's Board of Directors.

Dr. Tillack received his Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering from MIT in 1983, and has been a research scientist at the University of California throughout his entire career. He serves as a member of the American Nuclear Society Executive Committee for the Fusion Energy Division (FED), and won the ANS FED 2008 Technical Accomplishment Award. He also has served as a member of the Administrative Committee of the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Science Society since 1997 (NPSS) and chair of the IEEE NPSS Fusion Technology Committee.