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International Electrotechnical Commission

Australia Square, Level 33 264 George Street

Sydney, New South Wales 2000

Australia

Company Description

The IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) is the world's leading organization that prepares and publishes globally relevant International Standards for all electric and electronic devices and systems. It brings together 171 countries, representi ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Subcommittee 86B

International Electrotechnical Commission

Affiliations

Senior Member of Technical Staff
EXFO Inc

Program Committee Member
American Telecommunications Systems Management Association

Senior Member of Technical Staff
Avantas LLC

Secretary of TIA FO-4.3 Subcommittee On Fiber-Optic Interconnecting Devices
Technical Staff EXFO Electro-Optical Engineering Inc.

Senior Member of Agirard@Exfo.Com
Fiberoptic Product News

Secretary of the Subcommittee
TIA FO-6.3

Member of the Canadian National Committee of the Telecommunication Standardization Sector
International Telecommunication Union

Senior Member of the Technical Staff
Consultronics Limited

Member
Telecommunications Industry Association

Education

B.Sc.

physics

Laval University

M.Sc.

high-power lasers

Quebec National Scientific Research Institute

Ph.D.

high-power lasers

Quebec National Scientific Research Institute

Ph.D.

physics

National Institute for Scientific Research

Web References (33 Total References)


EXFO Industry Experts

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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.


EXFO Fiber-Optic Test | Corporate | Industry Experts

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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.


Awards and Recognitions | Corporate | EXFO

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Last year, André Girard, Ph.D., Senior Member of the Technical Staff at EXFO, was a recipient of this same prize.

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Dr. André Girard, Senior Member of EXFO's technical staff, has been presented with the IEC's prestigious 1906 Award. This annual award was established in commemoration of the IEC's year of foundation and honours technical experts from around the world whose work is fundamental to the IEC.
The IEC prepares and publishes international standards for all electrical, electronic and related technologies. These serve as a basis for national standardization and as references when drafting international tenders and contracts.
Mr. Girard serves on the IEC Subcommittee 86B, Fibre Optics-Fibre Optic Interconnecting Devices and Passive Components.


Program Committee Members

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Andre Girard


The Fiber Optic Association FTTx Certification Program - Links To FTTx Reference Materials

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"FTTx PON Technology and Testing" by Andre Girard, EXFO

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