Design Engineering

AECL appoints senior VP/CTO

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General Energy nuclear

Dr. Anthony De Vuono to fill key position with Atomic Energy of Canada

Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) announced the appointment of Dr. Anthony De Vuono as senior vice-president and chief technology officer. The position is one of the three senior vice-president positions in AECL’s CANDU Reactor Division.

De Vuono received a bachelor of science in Mechanical Engineering as well as a master’s degree and a doctorate in nuclear engineering from Ohio State University. He served most recently as vice-president and CTO at Modine Manufacturing Company in Wisconsin.


Previously, he was Staff Scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (University of California at Berkeley); and Principal Research Scientist at Battelle Memorial Institute in Ohio. In these positions, he was accountable for major global research programs in long-term product development cycles.

As a professor at both Ohio State University and University of Illinois, he taught nuclear engineering, from introductory to advanced courses in areas such as nuclear heat transfer. Dr. De Vuono holds six U.S. patents and has authored numerous publications. He began his career in the U.S. Navy Nuclear Power Program.


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