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Andrew Wood
SEG Member - PG Data Gaps

Andrew Wood is Professor in the Brain and Psychological Sciences Research Centre (BPsyC) at Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, and is a Chief Investigator with the new Australian Centre for Electromagnetic Bioeffects Research. After studying physics at Bristol University, UK, he obtained a PhD in biophysics from King’s College Hospital Medical School, London, UK. At Swinburne, he has taught Medical Biophysics at both undergraduate and postgraduate level for over 30 years. He has supervised 12 successful PhD candidates. He served on the Radiation Health Committee of the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) for over ten years. In 2001 he acted as a short-term consultant to the WHO in Malaysia on NIR-related matters. In relation to possible health effects of NIR electromagnetic fields, Dr. Wood has conducted laboratory studies both at the cellular level and with human volunteers. He also is involved in theoretical research into mechanisms of action of these fields on biological systems, particularly in relation to dosimetric aspects. He is an Associate Editor for the journal Bioelectromagnetics. He was appointed a Member of the ICNIRP Scientific Expert Group (SEG) in March 2013.

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