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In Memory Of Lynn Hatfield

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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)…

In Memory Of John Sabau

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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.…

2020 AdCom Call for Nominations

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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…

Report on the 1st Thematic School on Dielectrics 2018

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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…

Report on the 2018 IEEE DEIS Summer School in Bertinoro, Italy

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Introduction September 9 to 13, 2018, the fourth annual DEIS-sponsored Summer School on Dielectric Interfaces was held in Bertinoro, Italy. The objectives of the summer school are to organize brainstorms of challenging topics in the field…

April 2019 TDEI Issue

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Every other month, The Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation publishes four categories of technical reports: papers; reviews; communications; and, dielectric letters and discussions. Topics are concerned…

James West

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Photo: Johns Hopkins University James West, DEIS long-standing member and Life Fellow, has been featured in the IEEE Spectrum blog for his work on a smart stethoscope. Read the post here and also his featured article here.

February 2019 TDEI Issue

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Every other month, The Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation publishes four categories of technical reports: papers; reviews; communications; and, dielectric letters and discussions. Topics are concerned…

In Memory of Siegfried Bauer

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In memoriam Siegfried Bauer (Karlsruhe, Germany 15 May 1961 – 30 December 2018 Linz, Austria) Siegfried Bauer, an internationally renowned, very creative applied physicist, who also was a prolific materials scientist and engineer,…