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Ken Karipidis
SEG Member, PG Cosmetics, PG Data Gaps

Ken Karipidis is originally a physics graduate from La Trobe University and later completed a PhD in epidemiology at Monash University. He has been working as a scientist at the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) since 2000. He is currently the assistant director of the Assessment and Advice Section at ARPANSA where he is heavily involved in the scientific and regulatory aspects of radiation protection from electromagnetic radiation sources. He also provides expert advice and information on radiation protection to government, the public and other relevant stakeholders and leads the development of policy initiatives and best practice. He has been a member of various national standard setting committees including the working groups developing the Australian radiofrequency exposure standard and extremely low frequency exposure guidelines. He is currently an advisory board member at the Australian Centre for Electromagnetic Bioeffects Research and is an associate investigator at the Centre for Population Health Research on Electromagnetic Energy. Ken Karipidis joined the ICNIRP SEG in August 2015. Since 2018 he serves as Chair of the PG NIR for Cosmetic Purposes.


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