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Markus Piro


Markus Piro


Markus Piro is currently an Associate Professor at McMaster University where he is conducting research in nuclear fuels and materials of conventional and advanced nuclear technologies. Previously, he was the Chair of the Energy and Nuclear Engineering Department and Canada Research Chair in Nuclear Fuels and Materials at Ontario Tech, and Head of the Fuel Modelling Section at the Canadian Nuclear Laboratories. He has a PhD in Nuclear Engineering from the Royal Military College of Canada and did a Post Doc at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. In addition to research in academia, he is the President of Piro Consulting, a consulting firm supporting the nuclear industry primarily in the area of safety and licensing. He’s also on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Nuclear Materials and Editor in Chief of the book Advanced in Nuclear Fuel Chemistry.