The Technical Advisory Committee is the monitoring body for the technical execution of the EISCAT_3D Preparatory Phase. It consists of a Technical Co-ordinator, appointed by the Co-ordinator, up to four members from the consortium members involved in technical development within EISCAT_3D and at least two external members. Apart from the Technical Co-ordinator, the Executive Board appoints the TAC members. The Technical Co-ordinator shall chair all TAC meetings, unless decided otherwise for a specific meeting. There will be ordinary meetings at least every six months, and extra meetings when necessary."
The members of the TAC are
- Frank Lind, MIT Haystack Observatory; Technical Co-ordinator and Chairman of TAC
- Tom Grydeland, Northern Research Institute (NORUT), Tromsø, Norway
- Werner Singer, Leibniz-Institute for Atmospheric Physics (IAP), Kühlungsborn, Germany
- Jan-Geralt bij de Vaate, Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy (ASTRON), Dwingeloo, The Netherlands