Administrative Committee (AdCom)

The activities of the Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society (DEIS) are governed by a Constitution and Bylaws administered by an Administrative Committee (AdCom) consisting of elected members-at-large and ex-officio voting and non-voting members:

  • The President, under direction of AdCom, oversees the day-to-day affairs of the Society.
  • AdCom’s Members-At-Large consists of 18 members, of which 6 members are elected annually for a 3-year term by the DEIS membership.
  • Ex-officio voting members are: The current President, Administrative Vice-President, Technical Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and immediate past-President.
  • President, VP-Administrative and VP-Technical are appointed by AdCom’s consent annually.  Secretary and Treasurer are appointed by the Presidenthvvgh.
  • Ex-officio non-voting members are all previously retired past Presidents of the Society, the Editor-in-Chief of the Transactions, the Co-editors-in-Chief of the Magazine, and the Emeritii Editors-in-Chief of both the Transactions and the Magazine.
Davide Fabiani President [email protected] University of Bologna, Italy
Akiko Kumada Vice President – Administrative [email protected]  University of Tokyo, Japan
Mona Ghassemi Vice President – Technical [email protected] University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Qiang Liu Secretary [email protected] University of Manchester, UK
Simon Rowland Treasurer [email protected] University of Manchester, UK
Brian Stewart Past President [email protected] University of Strathclyde, UK
Thomas Andritsch 2024 – Administrative Committee [email protected] University of Southampton, UK
Elizabeth Foley 2024 – Administrative Committee [email protected] Zeus Industrial Products, USA
Virginie Griseri 2024 – Administrative Committee [email protected]  Université Paul Sabatier – Toulouse, France
Roger Schurch 2024 – Administrative Committee [email protected] Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria, Chile
Yuriy Serdyuk 2024 – Administrative Committee [email protected] Chalmers University, Sweden
Feipeng Wang 2024 – Administrative Committee [email protected] Chongqing University, China
Kevin Alewine 2025 – Administrative Committee [email protected] Shermco, USA
Nicolas Duarte 2025 – Administrative Committee [email protected] PPG, USA
Allen L. Garner 2025 – Administrative Committee [email protected] Purdue University, USA
Masatake Kawada 2025 – Administrative Committee [email protected] Tokushima University, Japan
Tofail Syed 2025 – Administrative Committee [email protected] University of Limerick, Ireland
Sastry Pamidi 2025 – Administrative Committee [email protected] Florida State University, USA
Jerome Castellon 2026 – Administrative Committee [email protected] Université de Montpellier, France
Istvan Denes 2026 – Administrative Committee [email protected] Bosch, Germany
Sneha Hegde 2026 – Administrative Committee [email protected] Université de Montpellier, France
Behazd Kordi 2026 – Administrative Committee [email protected] University of Manitoba
Diego Robalino 2026 – Administrative Committee [email protected] Megger Group
Xianqing Zhang 2026 – Administrative Committee [email protected] Tongji University
Gregory C Stone Awards and Recognition [email protected] Stone Dielectrics, Canada
Daniel L Schweickart Constitution and Bylaws [email protected] US Airforce, USA
Christian Franck Education [email protected] Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland
Paul Lewin Fellows [email protected] University of Southampton, UK
Simon Rowland Finance [email protected] University of Manchester, UK
Reimund Gerhard Historic  [email protected] University of Potsdam, Germany
Mark Winkeler Electrical Insulation Magazine Editor-In-Chief [email protected] ELANTAS PDG Inc., USA
Frank Hegeler Meetings [email protected] US Naval Research Lab, USA
Jim Guo Membership/Chapters, Chair [email protected] UL LLC, USA
Thomas Andritsch Membership/Chapters, Deputy-Chair [email protected] University of Southampton, UK
Feipeng Wang Membership/Chapters, Deputy Chair [email protected] Chongquing University, China
Sneha Hegde Women in Engineering [email protected] Université de Montpellier, France
Tofail Syed Diversity Equity and Inclusion [email protected] University of Limerick, Ireland
Mattewos Tefferi Young Professionals [email protected] G&W Electric Co., USA
Brian Stewart Nominations and Appointments [email protected] University of Strathclyde, UK
Rajeswari Sundararajan Publications [email protected] Purdue University, USA
Michael Wübbenhorst Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Editor-In-Chief [email protected] KU Leuven, Belgium
Huseyin Hiziroglu Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Part A Co-Editor [email protected] Kettering University, USA
Giovanni Mazzanti  Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Part B Co-Editor [email protected] University of Bolognia, Italy
Virginie Griseri Technical Webmaster [email protected]  Université Paul Sabatier – Toulouse, France
Sastry Pamidi IEEE Council on Superconductivity [email protected] Florida State University, USA
Mark Winkeler IEEE Nanotechnology Council [email protected] ELANTAS PDG Inc., USA
Istvan Denes IEEE Sensors Council [email protected] Bosch, Germany
Mona Ghassemi USA Technology Policy Council R&D Policy Committee [email protected] University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Hulya Kirkici IEEE Transportation Electrification Council [email protected] University of South Alabama, USA
Hui Ma IEEE Smart Grids Steering Committee [email protected] University of Queensland, Australia
Zijia Shen IEEE Diversity and Inclusion Representative [email protected] Technical Uniersity of Berlin, Germany

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