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Igor Pioro
PhD, Doctor of Technical Sciences, P. Eng., Fellow of ASME, CSME and EIC

Professor

Founding Editor of the ASME journal of Nuclear Engineering & Radiation Science

Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science

Contact information

Energy Systems and Nuclear Science Research Centre (ERC) - Room 4083
North Oshawa
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4

905.721.8668 ext. 5528

igor.pioro@uoit.ca


Education

  • Doctor of Technical Sciences 1992
  • PhD 1983
  • Master of Applied Science in Thermal Physics (Diploma of Honour) National Technical University of Ukraine - Kiev Polytechnic Institute, Ukraine 1979

Courses taught

  • Heat Transfer in Nuclear Reactor Applications
  • Power Plant Thermodynamics
  • Thermalhydraulic Concepts for Engineers and Scientists
  • Nuclear Power Systems
  • Heat Transfer
  • Thermodynamic Cycles
  • Fluid Mechanics

Research and expertise

Involvement

  • Other activities

    • Director and Organizer of the UOIT-IAEA Course on Science and Technology of Supercritical Water-Cooled Reactors (SCWRs), Oshawa, ON Canada (July 4-8, 2016)
    • Steering Committee Member: 24th International Conference On Nuclear Engineering (ICONE-24) 2015 2016
    • Founding Editor: ASME Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science (from 2014)
    • Associate Editor: ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines & Power (from 2009-2014)
    • Member of International Editorial Board of Journal of Energy Technologies and Resource Saving (Ukraine) (from 2013)
    • Member of International Advisory Board: Journal of Technological Systems (Ukraine) (from 2011)
    • Chief Scientific Investigator for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Research Agreement #18417 and #18895 (2014-2017)
    • Chairperson of Steering Committee of 21st International Conference On Nuclear Engineering (ICONE-21) 2012‑2013
    • Member of Technical Program Committee for 15th International Topical Meeting on NUclear REactor THermalhydraulics (NURETH-15) (Pisa, Italy, May 2013)
    • Chair of the Executive Committee of the ASME Nuclear Engineering Division (2011‑2012)
    • Chair of 20th International Conference On Nuclear Engineering – POWER2012 (ICONE20-POWER2012) (2011‑2012)
    • Chief Scientific Investigator for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Research Agreement #16294 (2010‑2012)
    • Technical Program Chair and Chair of Steering Committee at ICONE-16 (2007-2008)
    • Member of Executive Committee of the ASME Nuclear Engineering Division (2006-2013)
  • Publications summary

    450 publications in total:

    • 11 technical books
    • 24 chapters in encyclopedias, handbooks and books
    • 90 papers in refereed journals
    • 253 papers in refereed proceedings of international and national conferences and symposiums
    • 26 patents and inventions
    • 46 major technical reports
  • Technical state-of-the-art books

    • Handbook of Generation IV Nuclear Reactors, 2016. Editor: I.L. Pioro, Elsevier, New York, NY, USA, 938 pages.
      Pis’mennyi, E.N., Polupan, G., Carvajal-Mariscal, I., Sanchez-Silva, F., and Pioro, I., 2016. Handbook for Transversely Finned Tubes Heat Exchangers Design, Elsevier, New York, NY, USA, 188 pages.
    • Kirillov, P.L., Zhukov, A.V., Loginov, N.I., Makhin, V.M., Pioro, I.L. and Yur’ev, Yu.S., 2013. Handbook on Thermalhydraulics Calculations in Nuclear Engineering: Vol. 2, Nuclear Reactors, Heat Exchangers, Steam Generators, (In Russian), Editor: P.L. Kirillov, IzdAt Publishing House, Moscow, Russia, 688 pages
    • Pioro, L.S., Pioro, I.L., Soroka, B.S. and Kostyuk, T.O. 2010. Advanced Melting Technologies with Submerged Combustion, RoseDog Publ. Co., Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 420 pages
    • Pioro, I.L. and Duffey, R.B., Heat Transfer and Hydraulic Resistance at Supercritical Pressures in Power Engineering Applications, ASME Press, New York, NY, USA, 2007, 328 pages
    • Pioro, L.S., Pioro, I.L., Kostyuk, T.O. and Soroka, B.S., Industrial Application of Submerged Combustion Melters, Fact Publication House, Kiev, Ukraine, 2006, 240 pages
    • Bezrodny, M.K., Pioro, I.L. and Kostyuk,T.O., Transfer Processes in Two-Phase Thermosyphon Systems. Theory and Practice, 2005, 2nd ed., Augmented and Revised, Fact Publication House, Kiev, Ukraine, 704 pages (in Russian)
    • Bezrodny, M.K., Pioro, I.L. and Kostyuk, T.O., Transfer Processes in Two-Phase Thermosyphon Systems, 2003, Fact Publication House, Kiev, Ukraine, 480 pages (in Russian)
    • Pioro, L.S. and Pioro, I.L., Industrial Two-Phase Thermosyphons, 1997, Begell House, Inc., New York, NY, USA, 288 pages
    • Pioro, I.L., Antonenko, V.A. and Pioro, L.S., Efficient Heat Exchangers with Two-Phase Thermosyphons, 1991, Naukova Dumka Publication House, Kiev, Ukraine, 247 pages (in Russian)
    • Pioro, L.S. and Pioro, I.L., Two-Phase Thermosyphons and Their Application in Industry, 1988, Naukova Dumka Publication House, Kiev, Ukraine, 136 pages (in Russian)
  • Selected chapters in encyclopedias, handbooks and books

    • Pioro, I.L, Duffey, R., Kirillov, P.L. and Panchal, R., 2016. Chapter 1. Introduction: A Survey of the Status of Electricity Generation in the World, 34 pages; Chapter in book: Handbook of Generation IV Nuclear Reactors, Editor: I.L. Pioro, Elsevier, New York, NY, USA.
    • Pioro, I., 2016. Part I: Generation IV Nuclear-Reactor Concepts. Chapter 2. Introduction: Generation IV International Forum, 18 pages; Chapter in book: Handbook of Generation IV Nuclear Reactors, Editor: I.L. Pioro, Elsevier, New York, NY, USA.
    • Peiman, W., Pioro, I., Gabriel, K., and Hosseiny, M., 2016. Part III: Related Topics to Generation IV Nuclear-Reactor Concepts. Chapter 18. Thermal Aspects of Conventional and Alternative Fuels, 53 pages; Chapter in book: Handbook of Generation IV Nuclear Reactors, Editor: I.L. Pioro, Elsevier, New York, NY, USA.
    • Pioro, I.L. and Kirillov, P.L., 2016. Appendix A1. Additional Materials (Schematics, Layouts, T-s Diagrams and Basic Parameters) on Thermal and Nuclear Power Plants, 40 pages; Appendix in book: Handbook of Generation IV Nuclear Reactors, Editor: I.L. Pioro, Elsevier, New York, NY, USA.
    • Pioro, I.L., Dragunov, A., Saltanov, Eu., and Ikeda, B., 2016. Appendix A2. Comparison of Thermophysical Properties of Reactor Coolants, 27 pages; Appendix in book: Handbook of Generation IV Nuclear Reactors, Editor: I.L. Pioro, Elsevier, New York, NY, USA.
    • Pioro, I.L., 2016. Appendix A3. Thermophysical Properties of Fluids at Subcritical and Critical / Supercritical Conditions, 24 pages; Appendix in book: Handbook of Generation IV Nuclear Reactors, Editor: I.L. Pioro, Elsevier, New York, NY, USA.
    • Pioro I., 2014. Application of Supercritical Pressures in Power Engineering: Specifics of Thermophysical Properties and Forced-Convective Heat Transfer, Chapter in the book: Supercritical Fluid Technology for Energy and Environmental Applications, Editors: V. Anikeev and M. Fan, Elsevier, pp. 201 233.
    • Pioro, I. and Kirillov, P., 2013. Current Status of Electricity Generation in the World, Chapter in the book: Materials and Processes for Energy: Communicating Current Research and Technological Developments, Energy Book Series #1, Editor: A. Méndez-Vilas, Publisher: Formatex Research Center, Spain, pp. 783-795. Free download from: http://www.formatex.info/energymaterialsbook/book/783-795.pdf .
    • Pioro, I. and Kirillov, P., 2013. Current Status of Electricity Generation at Thermal Power Plants, Chapter in the book: Materials and Processes for Energy: Communicating Current Research and Technological Developments, Energy Book Series #1, Editor: A. Méndez-Vilas, Publisher: Formatex Research Center, Spain, pp. 796-805. Free download from: http://www.formatex.info/energymaterialsbook/book/796-805.pdf.
    • Pioro, I. and Kirillov, P., 2013. Current Status of Electricity Generation at Nuclear Power Plants, Chapter in the book: Materials and Processes for Energy: Communicating Current Research and Technological Developments, Energy Book Series #1, Editor: A. Méndez-Vilas, Publisher: Formatex Research Center, Spain, pp. 806-817. Free download from: http://www.formatex.info/energymaterialsbook/book/806-817.pdf.
    • Pioro, I. and Kirillov, P., 2013. Generation IV Nuclear Reactors as a Basis for Future Electricity Production in the World, Chapter in the book: Materials and Processes for Energy: Communicating Current Research and Technological Developments, Energy Book Series #1, Editor: A. Méndez-Vilas, Publisher: Formatex Research Center, Spain, pp. 818-830. Free download from: http://www.formatex.info/energymaterialsbook/book/818-830.pdf.
    • Pioro, I., 2012. Nuclear Power as a Basis for Future Electricity Production in the World, Chapter #10 in the book: Current Research in Nuclear Reactor Technology in Brazil and Worldwide, Editors: A.Z. Mesquita and H.C. Rezende, INTECH, Rijeka, Croatia, pp. 211‑250
    • Peiman, W., Pioro, I. and Gabriel, K., 2012. Thermal Aspects of Conventional and Alternative Fuels in SuperCritical Water-Cooled Reactor (SCWR) Applications, Chapter in book “Nuclear Reactors”, Editor A.Z. Mesquita, INTECH, Rijeka, Croatia, pp. 123‑156
    • Saltanov, Eu. and Pioro, I., 2011. World Experience in Nuclear Steam Reheat, Chapter in book .Nuclear Power: Operation, Safety and Environment., Editor: P.V. Tsvetkov, INTECH, Rijeka, Croatia, pp. 3-28
    • Pioro, I., 2011. The Potential Use of Supercritical Water-Cooling in Nuclear Reactors. Chapter in the Nuclear Energy Encyclopedia: Science, Technology, and Applications: S. Krivit (Editor), J.H. Lehr (Series Editor), J. Wiley & Sons, New York, NY, USA, 624 pages
    • Pioro, I. and Mokry, S., 2011. Thermophysical Properties at Critical and Supercritical Conditions, Chapter in book Heat Transfer. Theoretical Analysis, Experimental Investigations and Industrial Systems, Editor: A. Belmiloudi, INTECH, Rijeka, Croatia, pp. 573-592
    • Pioro, I. and Mokry, S., 2011. Heat Transfer to Fluids at Supercritical Pressures, Chapter in book Heat Transfer. Theoretical Analysis, Experimental Investigations and Industrial Systems, Editor: A. Belmiloudi, INTECH, Rijeka, Croatia, pp. 481-504
    • Pioro, I.L., 2008. Thermophysical Properties at Critical and Supercritical Pressures, Section 5.5.16 in Heat Exchanger Design Handbook, Begell House, New York, NY, USA, 14 pages
    • Pioro, I.L., 2008. Heat Transfer to Supercritical Fluids, Section 2.2.10 in Heat Exchanger Design Handbook, Begell House, New York, NY, USA, 19 pages
    • Pioro, L.S. and Pioro, I.L., 2008. Submerged Combustion, Section 2.10.4 in Heat Exchanger Design Handbook, Begell House, New York, NY, USA, 30 pages
    • Duffey, R.B. and Pioro, I.L., 2005. Supercritical Water-cooled Nuclear Reactors: Review and Status, In Nuclear Materials and Reactors from Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), developed under the Auspices of the UNESCO, EOLSS Publishers, Oxford, UK, http://www.eolss.net, August 9
  • Selected papers in refereed journals

    • Farah, A., Harvel, G., and Pioro, I., 2016. Analysis of CFD Code FLUENT Capabilities for Supercritical Water Heat Transfer Applications in Vertical Bare Tubes, ASME Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science, Vol. 2, No. 3, 10 pages.
    • Razumovskiy, V.G., Pis’mennyi, Eu.N., Sidawi, K., Pioro, I.L., and Koloskov, A.Eu., 2016. Experimental Heat Transfer in an Annular Channel and 3-Rod Bundle Cooled With Upward Flow of Supercritical Water, ASME Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science, Vol. 2, No. 1, 8 pages.
    • Dragunov, A., Saltanov, Eu., Pioro, I., Kirillov, P., and Duffey, R., 2015. Power Cycles of Generation III and III+ Nuclear Power Plants, ASME Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science, Vol. 1, No. 2, 10 pages.
    • Peiman, W., Pioro, I., and Gabriel, K., 2015. Thermal-hydraulic and Neutronic Analysis of a Re-Entrant Fuel Channel Design for Pressure-Channel Supercritical Water-cooled Reactors, ASME Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science, Vol. 1, No. 2, 10 pages.
    • Pioro, I. and Duffey, R., 2015. Nuclear Power as a Basis for Future Electricity Generation, ASME Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science, Vol. 1, No. 1, 19 pages. Free download from: http://nuclearengineering.asmedigitalcollection.asme.org/article.aspx?articleID=2085849.
    • Miletic, M., Peiman, W., Farah, F., Samuel, J., Dragunov, A. and Pioro, I., 2015. Study on Neutronics and Thermalhydraulics Characteristics of 1200-MWel Pressure-Channel SuperCritical Water-cooled Reactor (SCWR), ASME Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science, Vol. 1, No. 1, 10 pages.
    • Saltanov, Eu., Pioro, I., Mann, D., Gupta, S., Mokry, S., and Harvel, G., 2015. Study on Specifics of Forced-Convective Heat Transfer in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide, ASME Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science, Vol. 1, No. 1, 8 pages.
    • Miletić, M., Fukač, R., Pioro, I., and Dragunov, A., 2014. Development of Gas Cooled Reactors and Experimental Setup of High Temperature Helium Loop for In-Pile Operation, Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 276, pp. 87-97
    • Peiman, W., Pioro, I. and Gabriel, K., 2013. Thermal Design Aspects of High-Efficiency Channel for SuperCritical Water-cooled Reactors (SCWRs), Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 264, pp. 238‑245
    • Gupta, S., Saltanov, Eu., Mokry, S.J., Pioro, I., Trevani, L. and McGillivray, D., 2013. Developing Empirical Heat-Transfer Correlations for Supercritical CO2 Flowing in Vertical Bare Tubes, Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 261, pp. 116‑131
    • Miletić, M., Růžičková, M., Fukač, R., Pioro, I. and Peiman, W., 2013. Supercritical-Water Experimental Setup for In-Pile Operation, Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 259, pp. 166‑171
    • Richards, G., Harvel, G.D., Pioro, I.L., Shelegov, A.S. and Kirillov, P.L., 2013. Heat Transfer Profiles of a Vertical, Bare, 7-Element Bundle Cooled with Supercritical Freon R-12, Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 259, pp. ‑.
    • Richards, G., Pioro, I., Harvel, G., Shelegov, A. and Kirillov, P., 2013. Temperature Profiles of a Vertical, 7-Element Bundle Cooled with Supercritical Freon-12, Journal of Energy and Power Engineering, Vol. 7 (2), pp. 207-218
    • Naterer, G.F., Suppiah, S., Stolberg, L.,….Pioro, I.,..., 2013. Progress of International Hydrogen Production Network for the Thermochemical Cu‑Cl Cycle, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 38, Issue 2, pp. 740‑759
    • Pioro, I. and Zvorykina, A., 2012. Some Important Aspects for Experimental Papers: Part 2. Uncertainty Analysis, Journal of Technological Systems (Ukraine), Vol. 59, No. 2, pp. 5‑20
    • Pioro, I. and Zvorykina, A., 2012. Some Important Aspects for Experimental Papers: Part 1. Typical Heat-Transfer / Thermalhydraulics Test Facility and Practical Recommendations for Performing Experiments, Journal of Technological Systems (Ukraine), Vol. 58, No. 1, pp. 17‑28
    • Mokry, S., Lukomski, A., Pioro, I., Gabriel, K. and Naterer, G., 2012. Thermalhydraulic Analysis and Heat Transfer Correlation for an Intermediate Heat Exchanger Linking a Supercritical Water-Cooled Reactor and a Copper-Chlorine Cycle for Hydrogen Co-Generation, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 37, Issue 21, November, pp. 16542‑16556
    • Lizon-A-Lugrin, L., Teyssedou, A. and Pioro, I., 2012. Appropriate Thermodynamic Cycles to Be Used in Future Pressure-Channel Supercritical Water-Cooled Nuclear Power Plants, Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 246, pp. 2‑11
    • Pioro, I., Mokry, S. and Draper, Sh., 2011. Specifics of Thermophysical Properties and Forced-Convective Heat Transfer at Critical and Supercritical Pressures, Reviews in Chemical Engineering, Volume 27, Issue 3-4, pp. 191–214
    • Mokry, S., Pioro, I.L., Farah, A., King, K., Gupta, S., Peiman, W. and Kirillov, P., 2011. Development of Supercritical Water Heat-Transfer Correlation for Vertical Bare Tubes, Nuclear Engineering and Design, Volume 241, pp. 1126 1136
    • Grande, L., Villamere, B, Allison, L., Mikhael, S., Rodriguez-Prado, A., and Pioro, I., 2011. Thermal Aspects of Uranium Carbide and Uranium Dicarbide Fuels in Supercritical Water-cooled Nuclear Reactors, J. of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, Volume 133, Issue 2, February, 7 pages
    • Naterer, G.F., Suppiah, S., Stolberg, L., Pioro, I.,2011. Clean Hydrogen Production with the Cu-Cl Cycle – Progress of International Consortium, I: Experimental Unit Operations, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy
    • Naterer, G.F., Suppiah, S., Stolberg, L., Pioro, I., 2011. Clean Hydrogen Production with the Cu-Cl Cycle – Progress of International Consortium, II: Simulations, Thermochemical Data and Materials, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy
    • Pioro, I., 2011. Nuclear Power as a Basis for Future Electricity Production in the World: Part 1. Generation III and IV Reactors, Technological Systems (Ukraine), Volume 3 (56), pp. 20-37
    • Mokry, S., Pioro, I.L., Farah, A., King, K., Gupta, S., Peiman, W. and Kirillov, P., 2011. Development of Supercritical Water Heat-Transfer Correlation for Vertical Bare Tubes, Nuclear Engineering and Design, Volume 241, pp. 1126-1136
    • Grande, L., Villamere, B, Allison, L., Mikhael, S., Rodriguez-Prado, A., and Pioro, I., 2011. Thermal Aspects of Uranium Carbide and Uranium Dicarbide Fuels in Supercritical Water-cooled Nuclear Reactors, J. of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, Volume 133, Issue 2, February, 7 pages
    • Mokry, S., Pioro, I., Kirillov, P. and Gospodinov, Ye., 2010. Supercritical-water Heat Transfer in a Vertical Bare Tube, Nuclear Engineering and Design, Volume 240, Number 3, pp. 568 to 576
    • Pioro, I., 2009. Generation IV Nuclear Reactors: Supercritical Water-cooled Reactor Concept, Technological Systems (Ukraine), Volume 5 (49)
    • Naterer, G., Suppiah, S., Lewis, M., ..., Pioro, I. et al., 2009. Recent Canadian Advances in Nuclear-Based Hydrogen Production and the Thermochemical Cu-Cl Cycle, International J. of Hydrogen Energy (IJHE), Volume 34, pp. 2901-2917
    • Naidin, M., Mokry, S., Baig, F., Gospodinov, Ye., Zirn, U., Pioro, I. and Naterer, G., 2009. Thermal-Design Options for Pressure-Channel SCWRs with Co-Generation of Hydrogen, J. of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, Volume 131, January, 8 pages
    • Granovskii, M., Dincer, I., Rosen, M., and Pioro, I., 2008. Thermodynamic Analysis of the Use a Chemical Heat Pump to Link a Supercritical Water-cooled Nuclear Reactor and a Thermochemical Water-Splitting Cycle for Hydrogen Production, JSME J. of Power and Energy Systems, Volume 2,Number 2, pp. 756-767
    • Pioro, I.L., Khan, Hopps, V., M., Jacobs, Ch., Patkunam, R., Gopaul, S., and Bakan, K., 2008. SCW Pressure Channel Nuclear Reactor. Some Design Features, JSME J. of Power and Energy Systems, Volume 2, Number 2, pp. 874-888
    • Pioro, I.L., 2008. Thermophysical Properties at Critical and Supercritical Pressures, Section 5.5.16 in Heat Exchanger Design Handbook, Begell House, New York, NY, USA, 14 pages
    • Pioro, I.L., 2008. Heat Transfer to Supercritical Fluids, Section 2.2.10 in Heat Exchanger Design Handbook, Begell House, New York, NY, USA, 19 pages
    • Pioro,L.S. and Pioro, I.L., 2008. Submerged Combustion, Section 2.10.4 in Heat Exchanger Design Handbook, Begell House, New York, NU, USA, 30 pages
    • Granovskii, M., Dincer, I., Rosen, M.A., and Pioro, I., 2008. Performance Assessment of a Combined System to Link a Supercritical Water-cooled Nuclear Reactor and a Thermochemical Water Splitting Cycle for Hydrogen Production, Energy Conversion & Management, 9 pages
    • Duffey, R.B., Pioro, I.L. and Kuran, S., Advanced Concepts for Pressure-channel Reactors: Modularity, Performance and Safety, J.of Power and Energy Systems, 2008, Volume 2, Number 1, JSME Journal Special Issue onICONE-15, Japan, 10 pages
    • Pioro, I. and Duffey, R., Experimental Heat Transfer to Supercritical Water Flowing Inside Channels (Survey), Nuclear Engineering and Design, 2005, Volume 235, Number 22, pp. 2407-2430
    • Duffey, R.B. and Pioro, I.L., Supercritical Water-cooled Nuclear Reactors: Review and Status, In Nuclear Materials and Reactors from Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), developed under the Auspices of the UNESCO, EOLSS Publishers, Oxford, UK, http://www.eolss.net, August 9, 2005;
    • Duffey, R.B. and Pioro, I.L., Experimental Heat Transfer of Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Flowing Inside Channels (Survey), Nuclear Engineering and Design, 2005, Volume 235, Number 8, pp. 913-924
    • Pioro, I.L., Rohsenow, W. and Doerffer, S., Nucleate Pool-Boiling Heat Transfer-I. Review of Parametric Effects of Boiling Surface, International J. Heat & Mass Transfer, 2004, Volume 47, Number 23, pp. 5033-5044
    • Pioro, I.L., Rohsenow, W. and Doerffer, S., Nucleate Pool-Boiling Heat Transfer-II. Assessment of Prediction Methods, International J. Heat& Mass Transfer, 2004, Volume 47, Number 23, pp. 5045-5057
    • Pioro, I.,Duffey, R. and Dumouchel, T., Hydraulic Resistance of Fluids Flowing in Channels at Supercritical Pressures (Survey), Nuclear Engineering and Design, 2004, Volume 231, Number 2, pp. 187-197
    • Pioro, I.L., Khartabil, H.F. and Duffey, R.B., Heat Transfer to Supercritical Fluids Flowing in Channels - Empirical Correlations(Survey), Nuclear Engineering and Design, 2004, Volume 230, Number 1-3, pp. 69-91
    • Pioro, L.S. and Pioro, I.L., Reprocessing of Metallurgical Slag into Materials for the Building Industry, International J. of Waste Management, 2004, Volume 24
    • Pioro, L.S. and Pioro, I.L., Production of Expanded-Clay Aggregate for Lightweight Concrete from Non-Self bloating Clays, International J. Cement & Concrete Composites, 2004, Volume 26, Number 6, pp. 639-643
    • Pioro, L.S., Osnach, A.M. and Pioro, I.L., Production of Molten Defluorinated Phosphates in a Submerged Combustion Melter, J. of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 2003, Volume 42, pp.6697-6704
    • Pioro, L.S. and Pioro I.L., Wasteless Combined Aggregate - Coal-Fired Steam-Generator/Melting-Converter, International J. of Waste Management, 2003, Volume 23, Number 4, pp. 333-337
    • Pioro, I.L., Groeneveld, D.C., Leung, L.K.H. et al., Comparison of CHF Measurements in Horizontal and Vertical Tubes Cooled withR-134a, International J. Heat & Mass Transfer, 2002, Volume 45, Number 22, pp. 4435-4450
    • Pioro, I.L., Groeneveld, D.C., Doerffer, S.S. et al.,Effects of Flow Obstacles on the Critical Heat Flux in a Vertical Tube Cooled with Upward Flow of R-134a, International J. Heat & Mass Transfer, 2002, Volume 45,Number 22, pp. 4417-4433
    • Pioro, I.L., Groeneveld, D., Cheng, S.C. et al., Comparison of CHF Measurements in R-134a Cooled Tubes and the Water CHF Look-up Table, International J. Heat & Mass Transfer, 2001, Volume 44, Number 1, pp. 73-88
    • Pioro, L.S., Sadovskiy, B.F. and Pioro, I.L., Research and Development of High Efficiency One-Stage Melting Converter-Bunker Method for Solidification of Radioactive Wastes into Glass, Nuclear Engineering and Design, 2001, Volume 205, Number 1-2, pp. 133-144
    • Pioro, I.L., Cheng, S.C., Vasic, A. and Felisari, R., Some Problems for Bundle CHF Prediction Based on CHF Measurements in Simple Flow Geometries, Nuclear Engineering and Design, 2000, Volume 201, Nos. 2-3, pp.189-207
    • Cheng, S.C., Pioro, I.L., Doerffer, S. et al., Critical Heat Flux for R-134a Flow Boiling in Vertical Tubes, invited paper for the review series Trends in Heat, Mass & Momentum Transfer, Research Trends, India, 2000, Volume 6, pp. 89-110
    • Pioro I.L., Experimental Evaluation of Constants for the Rohsenow Pool Boiling Correlation, International J. of Heat & Mass Transfer,1999, Volume 42, pp. 2003-2013
    • Pioro, I.L., Cheng, S.C., Vasic, A. and Salah, I., Experimental Evaluation of the Limiting Critical Quality Values in Circular and Non-Circular Geometries, Nuclear Engineering and Design, 1999, Volume 190, pp.317-339
    • Pioro, I.L., Cheng, S.C., Groeneveld, D.C. et al., Experimental Study of the Effect of Non-Circular Flow Geometry on the Critical Heat Flux, Nuclear Engineering and Design, 1999, Volume 187, pp. 339-362
    • Pioro, I.L. and Cheng, S.C., Effect of Non-Circular Cross Section Geometry and Shape on Critical Heat Flux, International J. Heat and Technology, 1997, Volume 15, Number 2, pp. 77-87
    • Kichigin, A.M. and Pioro, I.L., Major Approaches to Solving the Boiling Crisis Problem under Free Flow Conditions (a Review), Heat Transfer Research, 1995, Volume 26, Numbers 1 and 2, pp. 82-90
    • Chernyak, V.P., Pioro, I.L. et al.,Thermosyphon Heat Exchangers for Heat Utilization from Rock Dirt, Ugol' Ukrainy (Coal of Ukraine),1994, Number 1, pp. 20-22 (in Russian)
    • Usenko, V.I., Pioro, I.L. and Korol', E.P., Non-frosting Modular Air-Stove Heat Exchangers, Ugol' Ukrainy (Coal of Ukraine),1993, Number 6, pp. 31-33 (in Russian)
    • Gorislavets, S.P., Il'enko, B.K., Levchenko, V.P., Mayorov, V.I. and Pioro, I.L., Mobile Small Plant for Processing Gas Condensate in Engine Fuel, Gazovaya Promyshlennost' (J. of Gas Industry), 1992, Number 7, pp. 21-23 (in Russian)
    • Kichigin, A.M. and Pioro, I.L., Analysis of Methods for Detecting Dryout and Burnout Fluxes, Heat Transfer Research, 1992, Volume 24, Number 7, pp. 957-964
    • Pioro, I.L., Maximum Heat-transferring Capacity of Two-Phase Thermosiphons with Separate Vapor and Condensate Streams, Heat Transfer Research, 1992, Volume 24, Number 4, pp. 535-542
    • Tikhonovskiy, S.A. and Pioro, I.L., Maximum Heat Flux to Antifreeze Boiling in a Two-Phase Thermosiphon, Heat Transfer Research,1992, Volume 24, Number 3, pp. 390-397
    • Kichigin, A.M. and Pioro, I.L., About Crisis Mechanism of Heat Transfer under Boiling in Conditions of Free Liquid Motion,Promyshlennaya Teploteknika, 1991, Volume 13, Number 3, pp. 19-33 (in Russian)
    • Korol', E.P., Usenko, V.I., Pioro, I.L., and Namakshtanskaya, M.V., Thermosyphon Waste-Heat Units for Mine Air Heating, Transactions of the Scientific-Research Institute of Mining Mechanics, Issue 1,Part 2, Donetsk, Ukraine, 1991, pp. 203-214 (in Russian)
    • Pioro, I.L., Kriveshko, A.A., Treputnev,V.V. et al., Development and Testing of Airheater with Two-Phase Thermosyphons for Heating System, Promyshlennaya Energetika, 1990, Number 7, pp. 37-39 (in Russian)
    • Dolinsky, A.A., Pioro, I.L. and Tikhonovsky, S.A., Generalization of Experimental Data of Ultimate Heat Transfer in Two-Phase Thermosyphons at Boiling of Antifreezes, Promyshlennaya Teplotekhnika, 1990, Volume 12, Number 6, pp. 9-16 (in Russian)
    • Dolinsky, A.A., Pioro, I.L. and Tikhonovsky, S.A., Critical Heat Fluxes in Boiling of Mixtures and Solutions, Promyshlennaya Teplotekhnika, 1989, Volume 11, Number 6, pp. 18-23 (in Russian)
    • Pioro, I.L., Applications of Heat Exchangers with Two-Phase Thermosyphons, Promyshlennaya Energetika, 1989, Number 7, pp. 45-48 (in Russian)
    • Pioro, I.L., Modular Thermosiphon Waste Heat Boiler, Applied Thermal Sciences, 1989, Volume 2, Number 2, p. 118
    • Pioro, I.L., A Heater with a Thermosiphon Fuel Evaporator, Applied Thermal Sciences, 1989, Volume 2, Number 2, p. 117
    • Pioro, I.L. and Kalashnikov, A. Yu., Maximum Heat Transfer in Two-phase Thermosyphons with External Down-Flow Channel, Applied Thermal Sciences, 1988, Volume 1, Number 2, pp. 62-67
    • Pioro, I.L. and Vorontsova, M.V., Calculation of the Limiting Heat Flux for a Liquid Boiling in a Two-phase Thermal Syphon, J. of Engineering-Physics, 1987, Volume 53, Number 3, pp. 1003-1008
    • Pioro, L.S., Kalashnikov, A.Yu. and Pioro, I.L., Application of Two-phase Thermosyphons in Industry, Promyshlennaya Energetika,1987, Number 6, pp. 16-20 (in Russian)
    • Pioro, I.L., Influence of the Inclination Angle of a Two-phase Thermosyphon on the Limiting Heat Flux, Heat Transfer-Soviet Research, 1986, Volume 18, Number 2, pp. 35-38
    • Pioro, I.L., Correlation of Experimental Data on the Maximum Heat and Mass Transfer in Two-phase Thermosyphons, Heat Transfer-Soviet Research, 1985, Volume 17, Number 5, pp. 75-83
    • Pioro, I.L., Gomzhina, L.D. and Kalashnikov, A.Yu., Some Problems of Designing Modular Thermosyphon Waste-heat Boilers,Promyshlennaya Energetika, 1985, Number 9, pp. 35-38 (in Russian)
    • Pioro, L.S., Olabin, V.M., Pioro, I.L. et al., Utilization of Heat from the Effluent Gas of Glass-Melting Furnaces, Glass and Ceramics, 1984, Volume 41, Number 4, pp. 166-169
    • Tolubinsky,V.I. and Pioro, I.L., Experimental Determination of Limiting Heat Fluxes of Closed Two-phase Thermosyphons, Promyshlennaya Teplotekhnika, 1983, Volume 5, Number 2, pp. 3-7 (in Russian)
    • Tolubinsky, V.I. and Pioro, I.L., Investigation of Heat Transfer Characteristics of Two-phase Thermosyphons, Chemical Technology, 1983, Number 5, pp. 38-39 (in Russian)
    • Pioro, I.L., Investigation of Closed Two-phase Thermosyphons Used for Cooling of Melting Converters, Applied Problems of Heat Transfer and Hydrodynamics, Naukova Dumka, Publ. House, Kiev,1982, pp. 76-79 (in Russian)
    • Pioro, I.L., Maximum Heat Transfer Capability of Two-phase Thermosyphons, Heat Transfer-Soviet Research, 1983,Volume 15, Number 1, pp. 24-31
    • Pioro, I.L., New Type of Waste Heat Boiler, Glass and Ceramics, 1981, Volume 38, Number 11, pp. 560-562
  • Patents and inventions

    • Pioro, I.L., Pioro, L.S., Schtults, P. et al., Thermosyphon's Heat Exchanger, Patent of Russian Federation #2047077,27.10.1995, Bul. #30
    • Pioro, I.L., Pioro, L.S., Schtults, P. et al., Thermosyphon's Heat Exchanger, Patent of Ukraine #3301 from 27.12.1994,Bul. #6-1
    • Pioro, I.L., Karimov, M.M., Usenko, V.I. et al., Mode of Supply Fuel in Hypersonic Engine, USSR Invention #1817892, 1993
    • Pioro, I.L., Karimov, A.Kh., Karimov, M.M. et al., Aircraft's Cooling System, USSR Invention#1812744, 1991
    • Pioro, I.L., Usenko, V.I., Myalkovskiy V.I. et al., Airheater, USSR Invention #1806323, 30.03.1993, Bul. #12
    • Pioro, I.L., Karimov, A.Kh., Karimov, M.M. et al., Mode and Aircraft Cooling System, USSR Invention #1734317, 1992
    • Pioro, I.L., Pioro, L.S., Usenko, V.I. et al., Heat Transmitting Device, USSR Invention #1728618, 1991 (patent of Ukraine #752,1993)
    • Pioro, I.L., Pioro, L.S., Usenko, V.I. et al., Heat Transmitting Device, Patent of Ukraine #752, 1993
    • Chernyak, V.P., Pioro, I.L., Malashenko, E.N. et al., Heat Transmitting Device, USSR Invention #1719865, 1992
    • Pioro, I.L. and Zhitar', I.N., Heat Exchanger, USSR Invention #1679165, 23.09.1991, Bul. #35
    • Pioro, I.L., Pioro, L.S., Usenko, V.I., et al., Vapor Boiler, USSR Invention #1673782, 30.08.1991, Bul. #32
    • Pioro, L.S., Kalashnikov, A.Yu., Pioro, I.L. and Mukhoid, A.Ya., Heat Transfer Device, USSR Invention #1657926, 23.06.1991, Bul.#23
    • Treputnev, V.V., Pioro, I.L., Kriveshko,A.A. et al., Thermosyphon Heat Exchanger, USSR Invention #1629730, 23.02.1991,Bul. #7
    • Goryslavets, S.P., Il'enko, B.K., Seriy, V.T., Pioro, I.L. et al., Heat Exchanger, USSR Invention #1617298, 30.12.1990, Bul. #48
    • Pioro, I.L., Ponomarenko, I.I., Bondarenko, V.N. et al., Shaft for Shafting Machines, USSR Invention #1593970, 23.09.1990, Bul.#35
    • Pioro, I.L., Karimov, A.Kh., Karimov, M.M. et al., Aircraft, USSR Invention, 1990
    • Pioro, L.S., Kalashnikov, A.Yu. and Pioro, I.L., Evaporative Burner, USSR Invention #1464011,03.07.1989, Bul. #9
    • Pioro, L.S., Kalashnikov, A.Yu., Pioro, I.L. et al., Heat Transmitting Device, USSR Invention #1456742, 07.02.1989, Bul. #5
    • Pioro, I.L., Pioro, L.S. and Kalashnikov, A.Yu., Heat Transmitting Device, USSR Invention #1334035, 30.08.1987, Bul. #32
    • Pioro, I.L., Pioro, L.S., Goykhman, O.L.et al., Evaporator of Liquefied Gases, USSR Invention #1322756, 08.03.1987
    • Pioro, L.S., Olabin, V.M., Kalashnikov, A.Yu. and Pioro, I.L., Evaporative Burner, USSR Invention #1147891,30.03.1985, Bul. #12
    • Pioro, I.L., Pioro, L.S., Olabin, V.M. and Morev, V.M., Evaporative Burner, USSR Invention #1070379,30.01.1984, Bul. #4
    • Pioro, I.L., Pioro, L.S., Olabin, V.M. et al., Heat Transmitting Device, USSR Invention #1052829, 07.11.1983, Bul. #41
    • Pioro, I.L., Pioro, L.S., Olabin, V.M. and Logvinenko, Yu.A., Thermosyphon, USSR Invention #1038791, 30.08.1983, Bul. #32
    • Pioro, I.L., Pioro, L.S., Olabin, V.M. et al., Thermosyphon, USSR Invention #956951, 07.09.1982, Bul. #33
    • Pioro, I.L. , Pioro, L.S., Olabin, V.M. et al., Heat Transmitting Device, USSR Invention #848955, 23.07.1981, Bul. #27.
  • Selected major open technical reports

    • Aksan, N., Ambrosini, W., Ammirabile, L., Anderson, M., Bae, Y.Y., Chen, Y., Churkin, A., Haenninen, M.J., Jackson, J.D., Kirillov, P.L., Leung, L., Novog, D., Pioro, I., Razumovskiy, V., Vijayan, P., Xiaojing, L., Yamada, K., 2014. Heat Transfer Behaviour and Thermohydraulics Code Testing for Supercritical Water Cooled Reactors (SCWRs), IAEA TECDOC Series, IAEA-TECDOC-1746, September, Vienna, Austria, 496 pages. Free download from: http://www-pub.iaea.org/books/IAEABooks/10731/Heat-Transfer-Behaviour-and-Thermohydraulics-Code-Testing-for-Supercritical-Water-Cooled-Reactors-SCWRs.
    • Saltanov, Eu., Pioro, I., Gupta, S., Jouvin, J.C., Abdullah, R., and Sidawi, Kh., 2014. Specifics of Forced-Convective Heat Transfer to Supercritical CO2 Flowing Upward in Vertical Bare Tubes, Technical Report for Applied Computational Fluid Dynamics Analysis (ACFDA) Inc., under NSERC ENGAGE Grant, November, UOIT, Oshawa, ON, Canada, 143 pages.
    • Saltanov, Eu., Dragunov, A., Pioro, I. and Lang, P., 2013. Cermet Fuels, Technical Report for FEDDEV Applied Research and Commercialization Initiative “UNITHERM Nuclear Reactor Design and Technology Evaluation Project”, Ver. 1, UOIT, Oshawa, ON, Canada, March April, 20 pages.
    • Saltanov, Eu., Dragunov, A., Pioro, I. and Lang, P., 2013. Cermet Fuels, Technical Report for FEDDEV Applied Research and Commercialization Initiative “UNITHERM Nuclear Reactor Design and Technology Evaluation Project”, Ver. 1, UOIT, Oshawa, ON, Canada, March‑April, 20 pages
    • Saltanov, Eu., Pioro, I. and Lang, P., 2012. Russian Designs of Small Modular Reactors, Technical Report for FEDDEV Applied Research and Commercialization Initiative “UNITHERM Nuclear Reactor Design and Technology Evaluation Project”, Ver. 1, UOIT, Oshawa, ON, Canada, July‑August, 43 pages
    • Samuel, J., Peiman,W.,  Harvel, G. and Pioro, I., 2012. Alternative Fuel-Channel Design for SCWR, Report for NSERC/NRCan/AECL Generation IV Energy Technologies Program (NNAPJ) entitled “Alternative Fuel-Channel Design for SCWR” with Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd., Version 1, UOIT, Oshawa, ON, Canada, February, 112 pages
    • Peiman, W., Richards, G., Samuel, J., Grande, L., Harvel, G. and Pioro, I., 2010. Key Thermalhydraulic and Material Parameters for Fuel-channel Design, Report for NSERC/NRCan/AECL Generation IV Energy Technologies Program (NNAPJ) entitled Alternative Fuel-channel Design for SCWR with Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd., Version 1, UOIT, Oshawa, ON, Canada, December, 42 pages
    • Farah, A., Kinakin M., Adenariwo, A., Harvel, G. and Pioro, I., 2010. Analysis of FLUENT and PHOENICS CFD Codes in Modeling Heat Transfer in Supercritical Water, Report for NSERC/NRCan/AECL Generation IV Energy Technologies Program (NNAPJ) entitled Alternative Fuel-channel Design for SCWR with Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd., Version 1, UOIT, Oshawa, ON, Canada, September, 69 pages
    • Pioro, I., Mokry, S., Farah, A., King, K., Peiman, W., Richards, G., and Harvel, G., 2010. Heat Transfer to Fluids at Supercritical Pressures, Report for NSERC/NRCan/AECL Generation IV Energy Technologies Program (NNAPJ) entitled Alternative Fuel-channel Design for SCWR with Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd., Version 1, UOIT, Oshawa, ON, Canada, November, 41 pages
    • Pioro, I., Mokry, S., Peiman, W., Richards, G., Draper Sh., Joel, J. and Harvel, G., 2010. Thermophysical Properties at Critical and Supercritical Conditions, Report for NSERC/NRCan/AECL Generation IV Energy Technologies Program (NNAPJ) entitled Alternative Fuel-channel Design for SCWR with Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd., Version 1, UOIT, Oshawa, ON, Canada, November, 21 pages
    • Pioro, I., Saltanov, Eu., Naidin, M., King, K., Farah, A., Peiman, W., Mokry, S., Grande, L., Thind, H., Samuel, J. and Harvel, G., 2010. Steam-reheat Option in SCWRs and Experimental BWRs, Report for NSERC/NRCan/AECL Generation IV Energy Technologies Program (NNAPJ) entitled Alternative Fuel-Channel Design for SCWR with Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd., Version 1, UOIT, Oshawa, ON, Canada, March, 128 pages
    • Pioro, I.L. and Duffey, R.B., Literature Survey of the Heat Transfer and Hydraulic Resistance of Water, Carbon Dioxide, Helium and Other Fluids at Supercritical and Near-critical Pressures, ReportAECL-12137/FFC-FCT-409, Chalk River Laboratories, AECL, April 2003, ISSN0067-0367, 182 pages
    • Groeneveld, D.C., Pioro, I., Guo, Y. et al., A Study of the Effect of Flow Obstacles on the Critical Heat Flux, Report AECL-12104/FFC-FCT-333, Chalk River Laboratories, AECL, September 2001, 37 pages
    • Pioro, I.L., Cheng, S.C. and Antoshko, Yu. V., Comparison of CHF Measurements in Horizontal and Vertical Tubes Cooled with R-134a, Report Number UO-MCG-TH-00006, Prepared for Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd., March 2000, 38 pages
    • Pioro, I.L., Cheng, S.C.,Vasic, A. and Antoshko, Yu., Effects of Flow Obstructions on the Critical Heat Flux in a Vertical Circular Tube with Upward Flow of R-134a, Report NumberUO-MCG-TH-00001, Prepared for Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd., January 2000, 109 pages
    • Pioro, I.L., Cheng, S.C., Vasic, A. and Antoshko, Yu.V., Effects of Flow Obstruction's Edges on the Critical Heat Flux in a Vertical Circular Tube, Report Number UO-MCG-TH-00002, Prepared for Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd., January 2000, 33 pages
    • Pioro, I.L., Cheng, S.C., Vasic, A. and Antoshko, Yu.V., Experimental Study of the Effect of Flow and Geometrical Parameters on the Critical Heat Flux in a Circular Tube, Report NumberUO-MCG-TH-99002, Prepared for Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd., December 1999, 190 pages
    • Pioro, I.L., Cheng, S.C., Vasic, A. and Du, Q., Effect of Flow Obstructions in a Circular Tube on the Critical Heat Flux at Medium Flows, Report Number UO-MCG-TH-99001, Prepared for Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd., March 1999, 88 pages
    • Pioro, I.L. and Cheng, S.C., Literature Survey of the Russian Publications Devoted to the Heat Transfer and Hydraulic Resistance of a Fluid at Supercritical Pressures, Report NumberUO-MCG-TH-98003, Prepared for Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd., November 1998, 148 pages
    • Pioro, I.L., Cheng, S.C., Vasic, A. and Salah, I., Experimental Study of the Effect of Flow Obstructions in a Circular Tube on Critical Heat Flux, Report Number UO-MCG-TH-98002, Prepared for Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd., October 1998, 66 pages
    • Pioro, I.L., Cheng, S.C.and Wang, H.M., Effect of Cross Section Geometry and Shape on Critical Heat Flux, Report Number UO-MCG-TH-97002, Prepared for Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd., September 1997, 114 pages
    • Lee, Y. and Pioro, I.L., Testing of MESTEK Heat Pipes, Final Report, 48 pages, Supplement, 21 pages, Prepared for MESTEK CANADA, Inc., February 1997
    • Lee, Y., Pioro, I.L. and Rhi, S.H., A Cooling System Using Two-Phase Loop Thermosyphons for ATM Switching System, Final Report, Prepared for Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Korea, February 1997, 148 pages
    • Lee,Y. and Pioro, I.L., Simultaneous Boiling/Condensation in a Narrow Compartment, Progress Report, Prepared for SUNKYONG INDUSTRIES, Korea, February 1994, 28 pages
    • Sarkisov, A.A., Khitrikov, V.A., Pioro, I.L., An Estimation and Analysis of Ways of Increasing Safety of Nuclear Power Plants Located Underground, Report, Institute of Safety Development of Atomic Energy, Russian Academy of Sciences, 1991
    • Pioro, I.L., Development of Heat Transfer Equipment with Heat Pipes (Two-Phase Thermosyphons), (In Russian), Final Report, Prepared for the USSR State Committee of Science and Technology, 1990, 155 pages
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