, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada
Professor Igor Pioro – Ph.D. (1983); Doctor of Technical Sciences (1992); Professional Engineer (Ontario, Canada) (2008); Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) (2012), Canadian Society of Mechanical Engineers (CSME) (2015), and Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC) (2013); is an internationally recognized scientist within the areas of nuclear engineering (thermalhydraulics of nuclear reactors, Generation-IV nuclear-reactor concepts, etc.) and thermal sciences / engineering (boiling, forced convection including supercritical pressures, etc.) (https://nuclear.ontariotechu.ca/people/faculty/dr-igor-pioro.php).
He is author/co-author of about 500 publications 11 technical books, 30 chapters in encyclopedias, handbooks and books, 98 papers in refereed journals, 282 papers in refereed proceedings of international and national conferences and symposiums, 26 patents and inventions, and 46 major technical reports.
Dr. Pioro has supervised / co-supervised 3 Ph.D., 16 M.A.Sc., 4 M.Eng. students with projects, 53 design-group students and 21 summer students, who have completed their studies successfully.
Dr. Pioro graduated from the National Technical University of Ukraine “Kiev Polytechnic Institute” with Master of Applied Science in Thermal Physics in 1979. After that, he worked on various positions including an engineer, senior scientist, deputy director, professor, director of a graduate program in nuclear engineering, and associate dean. Currently, he is associated with the Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science, University of Ontario Institute of Technology (Oshawa, Ontario, Canada).
Dr. Pioro is a Founding Editor of the ASME Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science. He was a Chair of the Executive Committee of the Nuclear Engineering Division of the ASME (2011-2012) and a Chair of the International Conference On Nuclear Engineering (ICONE-20) (2011-2012).
Professor Pioro has received many international and national awards and certificates of appreciation including Harold A. Smith Outstanding Contribution Award from Canadian Nuclear Society (CNS) (2017), Medal 60th Anniversary of NED (Nuclear Engineering Division of ASME) (2016); Service Recognition Award from the ASME (2014); Honorary Doctor’s Degree from National Technical University of Ukraine “Kiev Polytechnic Institute” (2013); The CNS Education and Communication Award (2011); UOIT Research Excellence Award (2011); ICONE Award from ASME (2009); Medal of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine for the best scientific work of a young scientist (1990); Badge “Inventor of the USSR” for implementation of inventions into industry (1990), etc.