Entries by DEIS

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Golden Omega Award Winner—Mark Gliebe

The Golden Omega Award is presented on behalf of America’s people of science and industry and the users and producers of electrical/electronic materials, components and equipment. The Award is presented at the Electrical Insulation Conference to an outstanding person of science, engineering, education or industry who has made important contributions to technological progress.  This year’s recipient […]

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In Memory of T. John Lewis

Emeritus Professor T. John Lewis died peacefully at his home on Anglesey with his family on 29thApril 2019, aged 95. John gained his BSc and PhD from the University of London in 1944 and 1947 respectively. In 1966 he was appointed to a chair in the Electronics Department at Bangor University where he led a highly […]

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2019 IEEE DEIS Bertinoro Summer School

Summer School on Challenges for Extra-high Voltage DC Organized by: IEEE Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation SocietyBertinoro, Italy15thto 20thSeptember 2019 To promote scientific debate between junior researchers in the field of electrical insulation and dielectrics, the IEEE DEIS will hold its 5thSummer School in September 2019, this year, on the topic of extra-high voltage DC, the challenges […]

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In Memory Of Lynn Hatfield

Lynn LaMar Hatfield, retired from Texas Tech University, passed away at the age of 81 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on October 11, 2018. He had been an active member of the IEEE Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena (CEIDP) for many years. Lynn was born July 6, 1937, to Eleanor Marie Lamar Hatfield and […]

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In Memory Of John Sabau

John Sabau, aged 95, passed away suddenly on February 3, 2018.  He was a specialist in the physical chemistry of mineral insulating oils and the principle researcher of INSOIL Canada Ltd., which he founded after his immigration to Canada. After graduation from the University of Bucharest, where he studied Chemical Engineering, he joined a large […]

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2020 AdCom Call for Nominations

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS DEIS ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE (AdCom) AdCom manages the affairs of the IEEE Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society (DEIS). It is made up of 18 members-at-large, plus ex-officio members.Nominations and Appointment Committee is inviting nominations for President, Administrative Vice President, and Technical Vice President and 6 AdCom Members-at-Large of DEIS.The persons nominated must be […]

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Report on the 1st Thematic School on Dielectrics 2018

The first Thematic School on Dielectrics was organized under the sponsorship of CNRS—French National Research Center, and supported by DEIS, on Porquerolles Island in France, June 24 to 29, 2018. The topic of this first edition was the ageing and reliability of dielectric materials and related structures. Scope of the School The ageing, breakdown, and […]

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Up-and-Coming Professionals – Russell Frost

DEIS is always searching for ways to share how different types of members engage with the organization. Every so often, DEIS invites members to share their experiences participating in DEIS events and activities. Contributions may be published in the Electrical Insulation Magazine. These contributions help create an additional dialogue between members; in the hopes of sharing […]

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DEIS Member Survey

DEIS Member Survey – Electrical Insulation Magazine   DEIS Members & Electrical Magazine Recipients; The latest issue of the Electrical Insulation magazine has been finalized and is expected to be delivered shortly. You will notice a few subtle changes to the layout of the publication, including a new column, Young Professionals. In order to ensure […]