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2021 IEEE DEI Society AdCom Election

The IEEE Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society election of Members-at-Large to the Administrative Committee is now open. We hope you will take the time to exercise your vote and help choose the future direction of the society. …

Call For Papers – INSUCON 2022

International Electrical Insulation Conference (INSUCON) is a technically sponsored DEIS conference held in Europe at intervals of 3 or 4 years. INSUCON covers a wide range of materials, processes, and products used in engineering applications.…

In Memory of Alan Cookson

Alan Cookson, past president of the DEIS (1993-94) passed away on March 28, 2021, in Houston, Texas at the age of 81. Alan graduated from Queen Mary College, University of London (England) with a B. Sc. (Eng.) in 1961 and a Ph.D. in 1965…


The IEEE Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society would like to hear your opinion on the way conferences are organized prior, during and after COVID-19. Please take part in the on-line survey that can be found here: The…

Registration open for 2nd Thematic School on Dielectrics 2021

Registration for the 2nd Thematic School on Dielectrics is open and will be validated on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit for more information. Download the flyer as a PDF below: ThematicS…

2021 IEEE DEIS Eric O. Forster Distinguished Service Award

Paul Lewin is the recipient of the 2021 IEEE DEIS Eric O. Forster Distinguished Service Award. Paul joined the academic staff of the University of Southampton in 1989 and became a professor in Electrical Power Engineering in 2010. He…

In Memory of Jitka Fuhr Aschwanden

Dr.-Ing. Jitka Fuhr Aschwanden passed away suddenly in a tragic car accident on July 26, 2020. Jitka (Holečková) was born in Kolin, a small historic town 60 km east of Prague in the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic (CSSR) on October…
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