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Nuclear engineer

Witold Piotr Stefan Lepecki, Brazilian Nuclear engineer. Recipient National Order of Merit President of France, 1974, National Order of Science Merit award President of Brazil, 1998. Counselor energy county Commercial Association Rio de Janeiro. Fellow American Nuclear Society (chairman Latin American section 1983-1984); member National Academy Engineering (Brazil), International Nuclear Energy Academy.

Background

Lepecki, Witold Piotr Stefan was born on May 2, 1936 in Warsaw, Poland. Arrived in Brazil, 1939. Son of Zbigniew and Zofia Jadwiga (Klaczynska) Lepecki.

Education

Degree in civil engineering, University Federal Minas Gerais, B. Horizonte, Brazil, 1958. Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering, University Federal Minas Gerais, B. Horizonte, Brazil, 1960. Doctor of Reactor Physics, University Paris, 1965.

Career

Head reactor engineering division, head thorium group Radioactive Research Institute, B. Horizonte, 1966-1970. Head reactors and planning division National Nuclear Energy Commission, Rio de Janeiro, 1970-1972. Executive assistant, superintendent general to technical development director Nuclebras, 1972-1976.

Director NUSTEP, Essen, Germany, 1977-1979. Superintendent Nuclen, Rio de Janeiro, 1980-1991. Special assessor Eletronuclear (formerly Nuclen), 1991—2001, consultant knowledge management and nuclear safety to president, 2002—2005.

Retired

Member international nuclear safety advisory group to director general International Atomic Energy Agy, Vienna, 1985-1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-editor: Introductory Course to Nuclear Generation, 1968.

Membership

Counselor energy and environment councils Commercial Association Rio de Janeiro. Fellow American Nuclear Society (chairman Latin American section 1983-1984). Member National Academy Engineering (Brazil), International Nuclear Energy Academy.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: astronomy, history of nuclear energy.

Connections

Married Maria Lucia Torres, April 1963 (divorced 1970). 1 child, Andre; married Regina Maria Moraes, November 30, 1975. Children: Cristina, Leopoldo.

father:
Zbigniew Lepecki

mother:
Zofia Jadwiga (Klaczynska) Lepecki

spouse:
Maria Lucia Torres

spouse:
Regina Maria Moraes

child:
Andre Lepecki

child:
Cristina Lepecki

child:
Leopoldo Lepecki