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.
Purpose: The core purpose of ANS is to promote the
awareness and understanding of the application of nuclear science
Vision: ANS will be the recognized credible advocate for
advancing and promoting nuclear science and technology.