Your Carlsbad Local Section

The ANS Carlsbad Section is the only not-for-profit scientific and educational organization to promote nuclear science and technology in southeast New Mexico and west Texas. Awarded Best Small Section in 2015, the ANS-C Section consists of approximately 60 individuals highly dedicated to improving the understanding of nuclear science and technology, appropriate applications, and potential consequences of their use.

Congratulations to our Section Vice-Chair, Josh Vajda for being recognized by the ANS with the
 2021 Landis Public Communication and Education Award

Josh Vajda, an advisory engineer with Regulatory Environmental Services (RES), was honored for outstanding outreach efforts to increase public understanding of nuclear careers and to promote the importance of professional licensure. 

An ANS member since 2010, Vajda has conducted educational outreach at local high schools, supported the annual ANS National Student Conference and provided leadership as chair of the ANS Professional Engineering Examination Committee.
Josh Vajda has been a very active member of our local section since he joined in 2015 and currently is the local section’s vice-chair. Please feel free to congratulate Josh for this prestigious award, using our Contact Us online form!

Upcoming ANS Carlsbad Events

28 Jan 2022 06:30PM -

A heterodox perspective on Teller, Plowshare, Gnome & Radiation

What You Should Know

ANS-C Scholarship

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Board of Directors

Chair, Jerry Golden
Vice-Chair, Josh Vajda
Secretary, Tim Hayes
Treasurer, Jean-François Lucchini
Past Chair, Judy McLemore