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Dr. Markus Piro

Markus Piro
PhD

Assistant Professor

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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