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Nuno Borges de Carvalho is the new Vice-Chair of the URSI Electromagnetic Metrology Commission

on 10-09-2017

... Nuno Borges de Carvalho, from IT in Aveiro, was elected Vice-Chair of the Commission A - Electromagnetic Metrology of the Union Radio-Scientifique International (URSI) in the 32nd URSI General Assembly, held in Montreal, Canada, August 20 – 26.

URSI is a non-governmental and non-profit organisation under the International Council for Science and, according to its mission statement, “is responsible for stimulating and co-ordinating, on an international basis, studies, research, applications, scientific exchange, and communication in the fields of radio science".

URSI has ten Scientific Commissions, with the Commission A scope being Electromagnetic Metrology and Electromagnetic standards and measurements. Commission A activities consist in promoting the research and development of the field of measurement standards and physical constants, calibration and measurement methodologies, improved quantification of accuracy, traceability, and uncertainty.