In recognition of outstanding contributions to the advancement of nuclear science and technology, the highest grade of ANS membership has been bestowed on Dr. Jean-Marc Delhaye. An ANS member since 2002 and senior lecturer in Mechanical Engineering, where he began work after teaching at Ecole Centrale Paris and serving in several positions at the Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique. He received this honor in recognition of this outstanding, extensive research contributions to nuclear thermal-hydraulics and two-phase flow instrumentation and his distinguished achievements in nuclear thermalhydraulics education in France and the United States.
The American Nuclear Society is a not-for-profit, international, scientific and educational organization. It was established by a group of individuals who recognized the need to unify the professional activities within the diverse fields of nuclear science and technology. December 11, 1954, marks the Society's historic beginning at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C. ANS has since developed a multifarious membership composed of approximately 11,000 engineers, scientists, administrators, and educators representing 1,600 plus corporations, educational institutions, and government agencies. It is governed by four officers and a board of directors elected by the membership.