Engineering Institute organized the symposium: Nuclear Energy in Brazil

Engineering Institute organized the symposium: Nuclear Energy in Brazil

The current moment and future of nuclear energy in Brazil was discussed at the symposium “Nuclear Energy in Brazil” on July 5th organized by the Engineering Institute.  

Leonam dos Santos Guimarães, president of Electronuclear,  Reive Barros dos Santos, Secretary of Energy Planning and Development of the Ministry of Mines and Energy, as well as executives of large companies such as Rosatom, Westinghouse, Spic Brazil, Nuclear Industries of Brazil (INB), Nuclebrás Equipamentos Pesados SA ( NUCLEP) and China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC), and the Institute for Nuclear and Energy Research (IPEN) participated to the event.
In addition to addressing energy issues in a variety of ways, such as costs, current needs, technology and facilities, the panelists discussed other civil uses of nuclear energy, such as the use of radioisotopes and other by-products in medicine, research, industry, and in agriculture.  

Major Participants 

Secretariat of Energy Planning and Development (SPE) of the Ministry of Mines and Energy 

Reive Barros dos Santos, Secretary of Energy Planning and Development 

André Luiz Rodrigues Osório – Director of the Department of Energy Information and Studies (DIE)  

The Engineering Institute 

Eduardo Ferreira Lafraia, President  


Leonam dos Santos Guimarães, President  

Marcelo Gomes da Silva, head of New Enterprise Development Department 

Roberto Travassos, Assistant to the Technical Director 

Indústrias Nucleares do Brasil – INB 

Cesar Gustavo Silveira da Costa, Senior Specialist 

Nuclear and Energy Research Institute- IPEN 

Dr. Elita Fontenele Urano de Carvalho, Nuclear Fuel Center Manager 


Vice Admiral (Naval Engineer) Francisco Roberto Portella Deiana, Technical and Operation Director 

Nuclebrás Heavy Equipment – NUCLEP 

Nicola Mirto Neto, Commercial Director 


Ruan Nunes, Vice President 


Roberto Monteiro, Communication Director 


Alice Cunha da Silva 

List of presentations available to download here In Portuguese 

About Author

Arnaud Lefevre

Arnaud Lefevre is the Chief Executive Officer of Dynatom International. Arnaud is in charge of the international development of the business portfolio.