Aug 16, 2014

IT’IS Foundation has Strong Showing in Beijing at URSI GASS 2014

The 31st General Assembly of the International Union of Radio Science (URSI GASS 2014) was held August 16 – 23, 2014 at the Beijing Conference Center in downtown Beijing, China. The IT’IS Foundation – represented at URSI GASS 2014 by Prof. Niels Kuster, Dr. Earl Zastrow, and PhD student Yijian Gong – had 6 papers presented at the meeting, and Prof. Kuster chaired a session on EMF Exposure Assessment. Dr. Zastrow was granted a prestigious Young Scientist Award to attend the conference and present her paper, entitled “Assessment of Local RF-Induced Heating of AIMDs During MR Exposure”. The award included free registration at the meeting and covered all lodging and meals. Yijian Gong’s paper, entitled “Life Time Dosimetric Assessment for Mice and Rats Exposed to Cell Phone Radiation”, was selected as one of ten finalists in the 3rd International URSI Student Paper Competition.