Membership

1. CRAF membership

The members of CRAF are appointed by ESF, after consultation through the appropriate channel. They are drawn among experts active in the field of spectrum management at radio astronomical institutes complemented by ESF and NSF representatives. The members represent their country or organization (in case of ESA, IRAM and IVS).
In present, CRAF has members from 22 countries from Europe and South Africa.

– The following scientific organizations are also members: ESA, IRAM and IVS.

Austrian Academy of Sciences – Austria            

Observatoire Royal de Belgique – Belgium      

Ondrejov Astronomical Observatory – Czechia          

Nançay Radio Observatory and Observatoire de Bordeaux – France              

Metsähovi Radio Research Station – Finland

Max-Planck Institut für Radioastronomie – Germany    

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki – Greece  

Hungarian Academy of Sciences- Hungary        

Istituto di Radioastronomia I.N.A.F. – Italy          

University of Dublin – Ireland    

Ventspils International Radio Astronomy Center – Latvia

Netherlands Foundation for Research in Astronomy – The Netherlands

Jagiellonian University – Poland

Observatório Astronómico “Prof.Manuel de Barros” Universidade do Porto – Portugal

Council for Radio Astronomy, Russian Academy of Sciences – Russia

Observatorio Astronomico Nacional IGN – Spain

Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory – South Africa

Onsala Space Observatory – Sweden

Institute of Astronomy, ETH Zentrum – Switzerland

Erciyes University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences Department of Astronomy and Space Sciences – Turkey

National Academy of Sciences – Ukraine

Jodrell Bank Observatory and Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory – United Kingdom

– The following organizations are represented in the committee:

European Space Agency (ESA)

Institut de Radio Astronomie Millimétrique (IRAM) (France, Germany, Spain).

International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry (IVS)

The European Science Foundation (ESF) is represented by a liaison officer.

The US National Science Foundation (NSF) is represented by a liaison officer

2. CRAF members

Chairman:
W. van Driel, Observatoire de Paris – France

Secretary:
V. Tornatore, Politecnico di Milano, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civil e Ambientale – Sezione Geodesia e Geomatica – Italy

Frequency Manager:
T. Hezareh (Max-Planck Institut für Radio Astronomie)

Members (in alphabetical order):

J. A. Lopez-Perez, Observatorio Astronomico Nacional IGN – Spain

V. Bezrukovs, Ventspils International Radio Astronomy Center – Latvia

P. Bolli, INAF – Arcetri Astrophysical Observatory – Italy

L. M. Cupido, Instituto de Plasmas e Fusão Nuclear, Instituto Superior Técnico – Portugal

A. Faulkner, Cavendish Astrophysics (Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory) – United Kingdom

H. Hase, representing the International VLBI Service (http://ivscc.gsfc.nasa.gov), Bundesamt für Kartographie und Geodäsie, Observatorio Geodésico TIGO, Universidad de Concepción

K. Jiricka, Astronomical Observatory – Czech Republic

J. Kallunki, Aalto University Metsähovi Radio Observatory – Finland

I. Küçük, Erciyes University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences Department of Astronomy and Space Sciences – Turkey

M. Lindqvist, Onsala Space Observatory – Sweden

A. Polatidis, Stichting ASTRON – The Netherlands

E. Marelli, ESTEC/European Space Agency

C. Marqué, Observatoire Royal de Belgique, Département de Physique Solaire – Belgium

P. J. McCauley, School of Physics, Trinity College – Ireland

M. Mingaliev, Special Astrophysical Observatory Nizhnij Arkhyz – Russia

C. A. Monstein, Radio Astronomy Group, Institute of Astronomy – Switzerland

M. Panchenko, Space Research Institute, Austrian Academy of Sciences – Austria

P. Papadopoulos, Aristoteleion University of Thessaloniki, Department of Physics – Greece

V. Piétu, Institut de Radio Astronomie Millimétrique (IRAM) – France

M. Soida, Obserwatorium Astronopmiczne – Poland

I. Thomas, Station de Radioastronomie de Nançay – France

P. Thomasson, University of Manchester, Jodrell Bank Observatory – United Kingdom

L. V. Tòth, Eötvös Loránd University Budapest, Department of Astronomy – Hungary

A. Tiplady, SKA South Africa – South Africa

B. Winkel, Max-Planck Institut für Radio Astronomie, Radio observatorium Effelsberg – Germany

S. Yerin, Institute of Radio Astronomy of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine – Ukraine

European Science Foundation Liaison Officer:
J-C Worms, European Science Foundation

United States National Science Foundation Liaison Officers:
T. L. Wilson, National Science Foundation

M. Sharma, National Science Foundation