John Luxat
Professor, Engineering Physics

Dr. John Luxat is a Professor in the Department of Engineering Physics, and holds the NSERC/UNENE Senior Industrial Research Chair in Nuclear Safety Analysis, at McMaster University. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, member of the International Nuclear Energy Academy, member of the Canadian Nuclear Society and the American Nuclear Society, and served on the Board of Directors of Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. from 2008 to 2013. He was recently elected Chairman of the International Nuclear Energy Academy (INEA), an honour society dedicated to the peaceful, safe, and economic application of nuclear energy throughout the world. Dr. Luxat obtained his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cape Town, and his Ph.D. from the University of Windsor. With over 45 years of nuclear engineering and safety experience, his research examines the safety of current and future reactors, severe accident consequences and risk, and nuclear fuel cycles.
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