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Dr. Markus Piro

Markus Piro
PhD

Assistant Professor and Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Nuclear Fuels and Materials

Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science

Contact information

Energy Systems and Nuclear Science Research Centre (ERC) - Room 4086
North Oshawa
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4

905.721.8668 ext. 5525

markus.piro@uoit.ca
http://nuclear.uoit.ca/piro/


Experience

  • Head of Fuel Modelling and Fission Product Transport Section, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, Chalk River, ON (2013-2016)
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN (2011-2012)
  • Several consulting contracts with both government and industry (performed either independently or in partnership)

Education

  • PhD in Nuclear Engineering Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, ON, Canada 2011
  • MScEng in Mechanical & Materials Engineering Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada 2007
  • BScEng in Mechanical & Materials Engineering Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada 2005

Courses taught

  • Nuclear Fuel Cycles

Research and expertise

  • Nuclear fuel performance and safety

  • Spent nuclear fuel

  • Emerging nuclear technologies (i.e., GenIV, SMRs, ...)

  • Energy systems and manufacturing

  • Computational thermodynamics

  • Experimental and computational fluid dynamics​

  • Multi-physics modelling and simulation

  • Applied mathematics (i.e., optimization, linear algebra, ...)

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