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This profile was last updated on 12/25/02  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Dr. André Girard

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Background

Employment History

  • Contributor
    Fiberoptic Product News
  • Senior Member of Agirard@Exfo.Com
    Fiberoptic Product News
  • Senior Member of Technical Staff
    EXFO Inc
  • Senior Member of Agirard@Exfo.Com
    Technical Staff EXFO Electro-Optical Engineering Inc.
  • Chairman
    Canadian SC 86C National Committee
  • Editor
    Recommendations G.671
  • Canada National Committee IEC TC86 & SC86B

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • M.Sc. , high-power lasers
    Quebec National Scientific Research Institute
  • Ph.D. , high-power lasers
    Quebec National Scientific Research Institute
  • B.Sc. , physics
    Laval University
33 Total References
Web References
Fiberoptic Product News
www.fpnmag.com, 25 Dec 2002 [cached]
By Andre Girard, Senior Member of Technical Staff EXFO Electro-Optical Engineering Inc. agirard@exfo.com
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Andre Girard, Senior Member of Technical Staff EXFO Electro-Optical Engineering Inc.He can be reached at agirard@exfo.com
Figure 1.Annual Growth in US Network Traffic
Figure 2.Data and Transport Capacity Evolution
Figure 3.Various Technologies to Support OXC Development.
Figure 4.Advantage of Using Raman Fiber Amplifiers (RFA) with EDFAs
EXFO Electro-Optical Engineering, Inc.465 Godin Avenue, Vanier, QC G1M 3G7.
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EXFO Industry Experts
www.exfo.com, 2 Dec 2006 [cached]
Dr. André Girard, Senior Member of Technical Staff
Dr. André Girard is Convenor of the IEC Working Group (WG) 7 on Passive Components.WG 7 falls under Subcommittee SC-86B on Fibre Optic Interconnecting Devices and Passive Components which, in turn, comes under Technical Committee (TC)- 86 on Fibre Optics1.The main objective of WG 7 is developing performance standards and specifications for fiber-optic passive components such as WDM devices, attenuators, isolators, branching devices and switches.
In addition, Dr. Girard is a delegate at the IEC TC 86 with active participation in SC 86B on Passive Components (task leader on PMD and ITU liaison officer) and SC 86C on Optical Fibre, Active Devices and Systems (Chairman of the Canadian SC 86C National Committee).As well, he is the task leader on general information documentation on PMD.
Dr. Girard is also a member of the TIA and Secretary of TIA FO-4.3 Subcommittee on Fiber-Optic Interconnecting Devices of Technical Committee FO-4 on Fiber Optics2.
Finally, Dr. Girard is a delegate at the ITU-T, Study Group (SG) 15, on Optical and Other Transport Networks.Within SG 15, he is the Editor of Recommendations G.671 on Transmission Characteristics of Optical Components and Subsystems, G.661 on Definitions and Test Methods for the Relevant Generic Parameters of Optical Amplifier Devices and Subsystems, and G.662 on Generic Characteristics of Optical Amplifier Devices and Subsystems.
Dr. Girard holds a Ph.D. and M.Sc. in lasers from the Quebec National Scientific Research Institute and a B.Sc. in physics from Laval University in Canada.He has over 30 years of experience and expertise in optics.
Technically Speaking
blog.advaoptical.com, 20 Sept 2012 [cached]
New comment from Andre Girard, Ph.D. on the FTTx - Fiber to the x LinkedIn group: http://adva.li/tpuep
Interesting analysis.
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Dr. Andre Girard Member of ITU-T SG15 Chair of Canada IEC TC86 National Committee on Fibre Optics
Fiberoptic Product News
www.fpnmag.com, 1 Jan 1998 [cached]
By Andre Girard, Senior Member of Technical Staff EXFO Electro-Optical Engineering Inc. agirard@exfo.com
...
Andre Girard, Senior Member of Technical Staff EXFO Electro-Optical Engineering Inc.He can be reached at agirard@exfo.com
Figure 1.Annual Growth in US Network Traffic
Figure 2.Data and Transport Capacity Evolution
Figure 3.Various Technologies to Support OXC Development.
Figure 4.Advantage of Using Raman Fiber Amplifiers (RFA) with EDFAs
Lightwave's Optical Networks for Enterprises (ONE) Conference - October 4-6, Los Angeles, CA - Speaker List
www.lightwaveoneconference.com, 16 April 2011 [cached]
Andre Girard joined EXFO in 1994. In addition to writing technical papers, reference books and guides, he is currently responsible for international standards as well as worldwide customer training, seminars and conference presentations.
He is Canada delegate at the ITU-T Standardization Sector and president of Canada National Committee for the IEC Technical Committee (TC 86) and International Convenor of Working Group 7 on Passive Components of Sub-Committee 86B on Passive Components and Interconnecting Devices. Dr. Girard is also a member of Engineering Committee TR-42 of the TIA and liaison officer for Canada to the US ANSI Technical Advisory Group (IEC TC 86). He has been the editor of TIA/ANSI-published standards.
Over the past thirty years, Dr. Girard has held various management, teaching and specialist positions-all related to optics-in military, university and private sectors.
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