Jorge Spitalnik

Education: DIC Nuclear Power (Imperial College London); Génie Atomique Engineer (INSTN-University of Paris); Mechanical Engineer (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro); Industrial Engineer (University of Uruguay).

Professional activities: Director, Nuclear Research Center Project, Uruguay. Professional Officer, International Atomic Energy Agency. Project management functions at NUCLEBRÁS, NUCLEN, ELETRONUCLEAR of Brazil. Director UNDP/BRAZIL Project on Manpower Qualification and Training. 

Professional Organizations: Immediate Past President, WFEO; Executive Director, UPADI; Former WFEO Representative at the UN Commission on Sustainable Development; Member, ANS Board of Directors; Chair, International Nuclear Societies Council; Chair, International Nuclear Energy Academy.

Membership: Fellow, ANS; IMechE Member and UK Chartered Engineer; Member, Pan American Academy of Engineers; Member, Editorial Advisory Panel of “Proceedings of ICE – Energy”; Honorary Member, Uruguayan Society of Engineers. 
Awards: INSC Global Award; ANS Bennett Lewis Award; “Personality of the Year for Nuclear Energy Development in Latin America” Award; UPADI Pan American Integration and Solidarity Award.