>> Dr. John Poston Receives the RPSD 2014 Professional Excellence Award
Dr. John W. Poston, Sr. Receives the RPSD 2014 Professional Excellence Award
June 28, 2014
At the recent American Nuclear Society (ANS) summer meeting in
Reno, NV, the Radiation Protection and Shielding Division (RPSD)
Executive Committee selected Dr. John W. Poston, Sr. to
receive the 2014 Professional Excellence Award. Dr. Poston will be
presented a plaque at the upcoming RPSD 2014 meeting in
Dr. John W. Poston, Sr. is recognized "For his exceptional
contributions over the last 50 years to the field of radiation
protection as an internationally recognized authority on internal
radiation dosimetry research, an educator at two major
universities, an author of books and NCRP [National Council on
Radiation Protection and Measurements] reports, and a leader for
many professional societies." Dr. X. George Xu, 2013-2014 ANS/RPSD
Chair, wrote in his letter to Dr. Poston, "I have been deeply
impressed by your scientific achievements and professional
contributions. I would like to take this opportunity to thank you
for what you have done for ANS and for the RPSD!"
Congratulations to Dr. Poston on this well-deserved and long
overdue honor from the RPSD!
Dr. John W. Poston, Sr. is a Professor in the Department of
Nuclear Engineering and an Associate Director of the Nuclear Power Institute
at Texas A&M University.