Professor Dr. Hans Vanmarcke
Vice-Chairman for the sixty-second and sixty-third sessions
Dr. Vanmarcke is working at the Nuclear Research Centre (SCK•CEN) in Belgium in the fields of radiation protection research and life sciences.
Dr. Vanmarcke studied Physics and Computer Science at the University of Ghent, where he obtained his PhD degree in Physics in 1987. Since 1989, he has been working at SCK•CEN. Presently, Dr. Vanmarcke is in charge of two expert groups: Radiological Impact and Performance Assessments; and Molecular and Cellular Biology.
He became Visiting Professor at the University of Leuven in 1998, where he teaches organization, legislation and risk communication in radiation protection. Dr. Vanmarcke served as President of the Belgian Society for Radiation Protection from 1999 to 2000 and is still a member of the Bureau. He is also an expert of the Belgian Superior Health Council and a member of the Scientific Council of the Belgian Federal Agency of Nuclear Control (FANC).
Dr. Vanmarcke joined the Belgian delegation to UNSCEAR in 1996 and serves as representative of Belgium since 2008.