Professor Allain has been selected for the 2018 Fusion Energy Division Technical Accomplishment Award. The biennial award is a recognition from the American Nuclear Society for a specific exemplary individual technical accomplishment requiring professional excellence and leadership of a high caliber in the fusion science and engineering area.

Prof. Allain is the first University of Illinois faculty member chosen for this honor, cited for “pioneering work on in-situ plasma-material interaction diagnostics and surface chemistry in nuclear fusion devices”. The award will be presented at the 23rd Topical Meeting on the Technology of Fusion Energy in Orlando, Florida. Read the full story on NPRE Illinois News at the following link.