Charles Sammut holds a BA in Education from University of Malta (UM) (1980), a BSc in Physics with Physical Electronics (graduating with First Class Honours in 1987, when he was also awarded the British Aerospace Prize for Physics) and a PhD in the field of microwave semiconductor devices (1992) from the University of Bath, UK, from where he received the Deryck Chesterman for outstanding research leading to his PhD. He is currently full Professor at the Department of Physics, UM, which he headed between 1997 and 2000 and again from 2007 to 2019, during which period he was also Dean of the Faculty of Science. He leads the Electromagnetics Research Group (EMRG) which he established in 2010. His current research interests include: dielectric spectroscopy of biological tissues for medical applications; microwave measurements; computational electromagnetics; antenna design; exposure of workers and the general public to non-ionising electromagnetic fields; biological effects of non-ionising electromagnetic fields, and has published extensively on these topics. Professor Sammut is Chairman of the Institute for Space Sciences and Astronomy, Chairman and Rector’s Delegate of the Centre for Molecular Medicine and Biobanking and was formerly Rector’s Delegate for Science Popularisation. He is also a member of several Senate and Council Committees and Boards.