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Biographies

​​ ​Ernest Cid 
​CEO, Wavecontrol, Member, ITU-T SG5

Ernest Cid studied engineering (electronics and telecommunications) at Ramon Llull University and business management at IESE business school, both in Barcelona. In 1997 he was founder of Wavecontrol, an engineering company specialized in the development of instruments for the measurement, monitoring and assessment of human exposure to electromagnetic fields. He has participated in national and international standardization committees and is currently a member of ITU-T Study Group 5.
Emilie van Deventer
Team lead​, Radiation and Health Unit Department of Environment, World Health Organization (WHO)

Dr. Emilie van Deventer is the Team Leader of the Radiation and Health Unit at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland. This programme covers the public health aspects of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation safety and provides information and guidance to national authorities on radiation protection and health. She is responsible, inter alia, for the WHO International EMF Project, the Global UV project and radon activities. Before joining WHO in 2000, she was a chaired professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto, Canada. She holds a PhD from the University of Michigan, USA and received an honorary doctorate (doctor honoris causa) from the University of San Marcos, Lima, Peru in 2014.
​​​​​​​Bilel Jamoussi
Chief of Study Group Department, TSB, ITU

Tunisian born, Dr. Bilel Jamoussi is Chief of the Study Groups Department of ITU Standardization Bureau in Geneva Switzerland. Since 2010, he has been leading the bureau’s standards making activities into a new era characterized by rapid convergence and the need for increased collaboration with vertical sectors and partnership between developed and developing countries. Prior to 2010, Jamoussi worked for a Telecommunication equipment and solutions provider for 15 years in Canada and then in the United States where he held several leadership positions and was granted 22 US patents in diverse areas including packet, optical, wireless, and quality of service. He holds a BSc, MSc and PhD degrees in Computer Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University, USA. He is fluent in Arabic, French, and English and speaks some Spanish and German.
​​ ​Fryderyk Lewicki
WP1/5 Chairman, ITU

Fryderyk Lewicki received MSc and PhD degrees from the Wroclaw University of Technology (Poland). He is also a graduate of several telecommunication programs provided by the United States Telecommunication Training Institute in Washington DC (1990-1992). Since 1985 he joined the Orange Labs Poland where he is expert on Antennas, Radiowave Propagation and EMC. He is Orange Expert Senior in Energy & Environment. He is Chairman of the ITU-T SG5 WP1/5 “EMC, lightning protection and EMF” and for the fourth term the Rapporteur for Question 3/5 “Human exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMFs) from information and communication technologies (ICTs)”. In the ITU-R SG3 “Radiowave propagation” he is chairman of the Sub Working Group SWG 3K-2 “Path general propagation method”. He is also Past chair of the Polish Chapter of the IEEE EMC Society. The main fields of his activity are: antenna systems, protection against electromagnetic radiation, spectrum management, electromagnetic compatibility and radiowave propagation. He is author and coauthor of about 90 technical papers and 5 patents.
​​Eric van Rongen
Vice-chairman, International Commission on Non-Ionizing radiation protection (ICNIRP)

Eric van Rongen (1955) studied biology at Leyden University, the Netherlands. After graduating in 1980 he performed experimental radiotherapy research with the Radiobiological Institute of the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research TNO. Since 1992 he is employed by the Health Council of the Netherlands and primarily involved with non-ionizing radiation. As Scientific Secretary of several Expert Committees he has written many advisory reports and several scientific papers on the health effects of low and high frequency electromagnetic fields and UV radiation. He is member of the International Advisory Committee of the WHO International EMF Project. He is currently member of the Core Group that is preparing an Environmental Health Criteria monograph on Radiofrequency Fields and is part-time seconded to WHO to work on this project. He is member of ICNIRP since 2012, has served as chairman from 2016 to 2020 and is currently vice-chair. He is member of the Independent Expert Group on Electromagnetic fields of the Swedish Radiation Protection Authority.

Qi Shuguang
Vice Chief Engineer, China Telecommunication Technology Labs, China Academy of Information and Communication Technology (CAICT)

She graduated from Beijing university of posts and telecommunications in 2007 and holds a master's degree in computer science. She has been working in the field of ICT environment and infrastructure for more than 10 year. Currently she is the Vice Chief Engineer of China Telecommunication Technology Labs in China Academy of Information and Communication Technology (CAICT) and professor in Engineering. Her focuses include fundamental research, prospective study and standardization work in ICT environment and infrastructure. ​She is also Vice Chairman / Acting Chairman of ITU-T Study Group 5; Chairman of the ITU-T Study Group 5 Asia pacific regional group; and also Chairman of Working Group 1 / Technical Committee 4 (Power and environment for ICT) in China Communication Standardization Association (CCSA). She has developed over 10 Recommendations as a chief editor at the ITU, including Recommendation ITU-T L.1210, ITU-T L.1380 and ITU-T L.1381 series Recommendation on smart energy. She is also an active participant of the domestic standardization activities in China and has been involved in developing more than 20 Chinese standards including National standards, industrial standard and regional standards. She received the first prize scientific reward from China Institute of Communications in 2013, first prize scientific reward from CCSA in 2017, and second prize scientific reward from CCSA in 2021. ​
Mike Wood
Distinguished Professional, Telstra, Associate Rapporteur ITU-T SG5

Mike Wood is a Distinguished Professional with Telstra and Principle for Telstra’s Electromagnetic Energy (EME) Strategy, Governance and Risk Management program. Mike graduated from RMIT and has over 30 years’ experience in mobile network deployment, EME and community consultation and leads Telstra’s 5G EME program. Mike is Associate Rapporteur of the ITU-T SG5 Q3 and currently Chairman of the International Electrotechnical Commission which has global responsibility for EME testing standards for mobile phones, devices, wireless networks and radio communications systems including 5G. 


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