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Arturo Bevilacqua

Director of RDI

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Mr. Arturo Bevilacqua, born in 1958 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, pursued his Nuclear Engineering degree at Instituto Balseiro, followed by obtaining his Ph.D. in 1992. His extensive career includes research roles at Comisión Nacional de Energía Atómica, Centro Atómico Bariloche, and the Institute for Transuranium Elements in Germany. From 2005-2010, he led the Nuclear Fuel Materials Development at INVAP S.E. and later joined the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna as a Spent Fuel Management Specialist until 2016. He's been a pivotal figure at Centro Atómico Bariloche in various capacities since. Throughout his career, he also taught nuclear materials and fuels at Instituto Balseiro. Bevilacqua's research predominantly surrounds nuclear fuel materials, spent fuel, and radioactive waste management. His significant contributions include a patented method to synthesize nanoparticulated ashes of oxides and work on immobilizing high-level liquid waste in sintered glasses.

 

Currently, he focuses on neutronic modeling and innovative materials research, and working as a consultant and Lecturer for the International Atomic Energy Agency.

"Safe and clean nuclear power is vital for a sustainable present and  future"

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