The International Nuclear Target Development Society is a not-for-profit educational organization that encourages the sharing and publishing of techniques, provides mentoring to people that are new to target and sample preparation, and hosts conferences. The Board of Directors, that governs the Society, consists of SEVEN members from geographically different locations.
Ntombizonke Kheswa, a target engineer in the target laboratory of InIT-department, has been elected as the Vice-President of the International Nuclear Target Development Society (INTDS) for a 4-year term which started in January 2021. Ntombi has been producing various targets for use by both internal and external users for many years. This accolade is not only a recognition of her contribution to the art of targetry at iThemba LABS, but also for her contribution to the Society since she joined in 2006. Congratulations to our colleague and we wish her all the best in her new position.