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Erico Spinadel
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Born (1929-05-06)6 May 1929
Died 25 February 2020(2020-02-25) (aged 90)
Pinamar, Argentina
Nationality Austrian, Argentine
Education University of Buenos Aires
Spouse(s) Vera W. de Spinadel
Children Laura P. Spinadel, Pablo Spinadel, Irene Spinadel, Andrea Gisela Spinadel

Erico Spinadel (6 May 1929 – 25 February 2020) was an Austrian-Argentine industrial engineer. His works were about Wind Power. He got his PhD at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 2004.

Spinadel joined the Argentine National Atomic Energy Commission (CNEA) in 1956 and in January 1959. He was the first operator to drive a nuclear reactor (the RA 1) to critical conditions.

Between 1994 and 2001, he was Consulting Full Professor at the University of Buenos Aires, School of Engineering. From 1986 to 1994 he was Director of the Electricity Department of the School of Engineering, University of Buenos Aires FIUBA. From 1994 he was Consulting Emeritus Professor at the National University of Lujan. In 1994, he was President of the Argentine Wind Energy Association (AAEE).

From 2008 he was Regional Director on the Latin American Wind Energy Association (LAWEA). and Member of the Board of the World Wind Energy Association.

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