F. G. Tatnall
The F.G. Tatnall Award, established in 1967, recognizes individuals who have made outstanding service contributions to the Society through participation on ad hoc and standing committees and/or in elective and appointed positions. The award citation reads, “for long and distinguished service to the Society.”
Nominees are sought from the general membership.
In recognition of long and distinguished services to the Society.
François Hemez is a scientist in the Design Physics Division at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory where he is contributing to nuclear non-proliferation efforts. He spent twenty years at Los Alamos National Laboratory where he assumed responsibilities in various programs for computational engineering, computational physics, nuclear weapons simulation and annual certification. He was adjunct professor in the Structural Engineering Department at the University of California San Diego from 2011 to 2018. François graduated from Ecole Centrale Paris, France, in 1989 and earned a doctoral degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Colorado Boulder in 1993.
François is recognized for his expertise in model Verification and Validation (V&V), uncertainty quantification and decision-making. In 2005, he founded the SEM technical division on Model Validation and Uncertainty Quantification and was the recipient of SEM’s D.J. DeMichele Award in 2010. He has authored 424 technical publications and reports (including 47 peer-reviewed book chapters and manuscripts), given 162 invited lectures (including 9 international keynotes), and taught V&V to 938 graduate students and industry professionals since 2001.
Past RecipientsThe Society acknowledges the following individuals who were given the F.G. Tatnall Award in the past.
|2018 - Jeffrey D. Helm||1999 - R.F. Sullivan||1979 - R.H. Homewood|
|2017 - M. Sutton||1998 - L. J. Lazarus||1978 - C.E. Work|
|2016 - H. Tippur||1997 - C.W. Smith||1977 - A.E. Johnson, Jr.|
|2015 - W.C. Wang||1996 - M.E. Fourney||1976 - C.C. Perry|
|2014 - K. B. Zimmerman||1995 - S.K. Foss||1975 - L.J. Weymouth|
|2013 - J.L.F. Freire||1994 - J.W. Dalley||1974 - F.C. Bailey|
|2012 - A. Shukla||1993 - J.B. Ligon||1973 - A.S. Kobayashi|
|2011 - E. O’Brien||1992 - W.N. Sharpe, Jr.||1972 - M.M. Leven|
|2010 - E.E. Gdoutos||1991 - C.G. Chambers||1971 - J.H. Meier|
|2009 - M.E. Tuttle||1989 - S.E. Swartz||1970 - F.B. Stern|
|2008 - E.E. Day||1988 - P.K. Stein||1969 - C.R. Smith|
|2007 - J.D. Rogers||1987 - B.E. Rossi||1968 - F.G. Tatnall|
|2006 - G.L. Cloud||1986 - D.L. Willis|
|2005 - W.T. Bean, Jr.||1985 - H.F. Brinson|
|2004 - C.P. Burger||1984 - R.L. Johnson|
|2003 - E.A. Stelts||1983 - C.E. Taylor|
|2002 - R. Schwarz||1982 - C.A. Calder|
|2001 - J. W. Dally||1981 - E.I. Riegner|
|2000 - W.L. Fourney||1980 - P.H. Adams|