SPITALNIK Jorge

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University Titles: DIC Nuclear Power (Imperial College, University of London, U.K.); Génie Atomique Engineer (INSTNUniversity  of Paris, France); Mechanical Engineer (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil); Industrial Engineer
(University of Uruguay).

Professional Experience: Director, Nuclear Research Center Project, University of Uruguay. Professional Officer, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Nuclear Power Technology and Economic Studies. Project management functions at the Brazilian Nuclear Technology Company, NUCLEBRÁS, NUCLEN and ELETRONUCLEAR of Brazil. Director of UNDP/BRAZIL Project on Manpower Qualification and Training. IAEA Consultant for Nuclear Project Management, Operational Safety Services and Nuclear Safety Culture.

 

Activities at Professional Organizations: President, World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO); Executive Director, Pan American Union of Engineers (UPADI); Member of the Executive Council of the Brazilian Federation of Engineering Associations (FEBRAE); Member, Pro-Tempore Committee of the Developing World Engineering and Technological Academy; Member of WFEO-UN Relations Committee; Vice~Chairperson, Advisory Board of the International Centre for Engineering Education, China.

Professional Societies and Academies Membership: Fellow, American Nuclear Society; Chartered Engineer and Member
of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), U.K.; Member, Pan American Academy of Engineers (API); Member, International Nuclear Energy Academy (INEA).

Awards and distinctions: INSC – “Global Award”; ANS – 2015 Bennett Lewis Award for Sustainable Energy and Development; LAS/ANS – Award on “Publication of the Year” and Award on “Personality of the Year for Nuclear Energy Development in Latin America”; UPADI Pan American Award of Integration and Solidarity “Carlos López Rivera”
(2016).

Publications: More than 140 publications on Energy Generation and Economics, Education and Professional Qualification