LIRNEasia is a regional ICT policy and regulation think tank active across the Asia Pacific

Scientific Advisory Council

In light of the expanded research program undertaken by LIRNEasia, a Scientific Advisory Council was established in 2005, in addition to the Board of Directors.

William H. Melody, PhD (Chair): Managing Director, LIRNE.NET, Denmark: Visiting Professor, Center for Communication, Media and IT (CMI), Copenhagen Institute of Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark

Alison Gillwald, PhDExecutive Director, Research ICT Africa; Infrastructure Management Reform and Regulation; Adjunct Professor at the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business, Management of Infrastructure Reform and Regulation Programme

Ashok Jhunjhunwala, PhDProfessor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras (Chennai), India

Hernan Galperin, PhD : Associate Professor and Director, Centre for Technology and Society, Universidad de San Andrés, Argentina;  Steering Committee member, DIRSI; Research Fellow, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California, USA

Johannes M. Bauer, PhD: Professor, Department of Telecommunication, Information Studies, and Media, Michigan State University; Director, Quello Center for Telecommunication Management and Law.

KF Lai, PhD: Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer, BuzzCity, Singapore

Partha Mukhopadhyay, PhDSenior Research Fellow, Centre for Policy Research, India

Randy Spence, PhDDirector, Economic and Social Development Affiliates (Esda), Canada

Robin Mansell, PhDProfessor, Department of Media and Communications, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

Sam Paltridge, PhD: Directorate, Science Technology and Industry, OECD, France

Shalini Kala: Independent consultant

Sherille Ismail, JD: Senior Counsel, Federal Communications Commission (FCC), USA (Sherille serves in his personal capacity and not as a representative of the FCC)

Visoot Phongsathorn: Independent regulatory expert



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