IEEE SSIT Lecture: Did Microwaves Harm US Employees at Its Embassy in Havana?
May 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
IEEE Philadelphia Section, IEEE Philadelphia SSIT Chapter, IEEE UK and Ireland SSIT Chapter, and SSIT IST-Africa SIGHT are cooperating to organise this SSIT Lecture as a joint Chapter Webinar. IEEE and SSIT Members as well as non-IEEE Members are invited to Register and participate. IEEE Members should include their IEEE Membership Number when registering.
This joint meeting will take place online. Registered participants will be provided with the link prior to the event.
This meeting will take place at 7pm (EDT) on 18 May / 00:00 – 1am (UTC+1) on 19 May 2021. Click here to convert to your local time
Kenneth R. Foster (M’77,SM’81,F’88, LF ‘13) received the Ph.D. degree in physics from Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA, in 1971. He was with the U.S. Navy, Naval Medical Research Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA, from 1971 to 1976. Since 1976, he has been with the Department of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA, where he is currently Professor Emeritus. He has been involved in studies on the interaction of nonionizing radiation and biological systems, including mechanisms of interaction and biomedical applications of radio frequency and microwave energy. In addition, he has written widely about scientific issues related to possible health effects of electromagnetic fields. He has authored approximately 175 technical papers in peer-reviewed journals, numerous other articles, and two books related to technological risk and the law. He has been active for many years on the IEEE EMBS Committee of Man and Radiation, the IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology, and the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society