Jaime Pahissa Campà obtained Doctorate in Chemistry from the University of Buenos Aires in 1955.Jaime Pahissa Campà obtained Doctorate in Chemistry from the University of Buenos Aires in 1955.Since 1954, he has worked at the National Atomic Energy Commission (CNEA) where he has held various positions, training and leading different groups. From 1986 to 1995 he was in charge of the Radioactive Waste Management Program an d was the coordinator of the agreement between U.S.DOE and CNEA in this issue. He was a Member of the Board of Directors of CNEA (1995-1997); Member of the Board of Directors of the Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NRA) (1998-2000).
He is currently Emeritus Researcher at CNEA; President of the Argentine Nuclear technology Association (AATN); President of the International Nuclear Societies Council (INSC) and Titular member of the Energy Institute of the national Academy of Engineering (ANI) and also of the International Academy of Engineering.
He was a founding member and President on several occasions (since y, member of t1972) of the Argentine Association of Nuclear Technology.
He was selected as one of the 45 notable by the Electrical Power Research Institute (EPRI) to participate in the Global Energy Strategies Forum in Washington, USA (1998).
During his career, he has been distinguished with:• “Laurel de Plata to the personality of the year” , granted by Rotary Club International (1974)• Designation as “Member of the New York Academy of Sciences”• “Honor Medal” awarded by the Chamber of Commerce of Madrid• “Special Distinction” granted by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Paris (1995).• Designation as “Personality of the Year for its Contribution to Nuclear Energy in Latin America” awarded by the Latin AmericaSection of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) (1998).• “Presidential Citation” by the ANS (2007) for its dedication to the cooperation activities between the ANS and the AATN• “Magnum Honorific” for Argentina S.A. (2010)
He has published during his career a lot of work, has participated in numerous National and International Congresses and Symposia and has pronounced Conferences in many countries.