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Ingolstädter Landstr. 1
85764 Oberschleissheim
Ms. Schmitt-Hannig gained experience in radiation protection at the research reactor at the University of Mainz, as well as in the area of medical physics at the Free University of Berlin. She held a research position at the Federal Health Office in Germany, from where she joined the Radiation Safety Section of the Division of Nuclear Safety of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna. At the IAEA, Ms. Schmitt-Hannig established a programme on the Control of Radiation Sources before taking over a section head position at the Federal Office of Radiation Protection (BfS) which is the position she still occupies.
She served as radiation protection expert in a number of IAEA Peer Review and other missions, as well as lectured in numerous national and international training courses. She is a member of the IAEA Radiation Safety Standards Committee (RASSC) and the IAEA Steering Committee on the Implementation of a Strategy for Sustainable Education and Training in Radiation Safety. She was actively involved in the ENETRAP 6FP and ENETRAP II and III 7FP projects from the very beginning and is actively involved in a number of European networks, such as the European ALARA Network (EAN) and projects, such as EMAN and MEDRAPET.