About People in DEIS and Related Industry

In Memory of T. John Lewis

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Professor 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…

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.…

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,…

In Memory of Steve Boggs

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Steven Allan Boggs 1946-2018 Dr. Steven Allan Boggs passed away on June 2, 2018 after a 6-month battle with inoperable brain cancer.  Steve was one of the brightest and most-innovative scientists in the field of dielectrics and electrical…

In Memory of George Karady

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George G. Karady 1930-2018 Dr. George Karady, IEEE Fellow, noted expert in the fields of power electronics and high voltage engineering, and a highly respected educator, passed away on June 17, 2018. George received his master’s…

2014 Essay Competition Results

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The Essay competition review panel has considered the essay submissions in 2014. It has been decided that there will be no winning essays as the DEIS 2014 Essay competition did not receive essays of high standard. However, there was one essay…

2014 Dakin Award Winner

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2014 Thomas W Dakin Distinguished Technical Contributions Award Recipient: Prof. John Fothergill City University London, UK John will receive the Dakin Award at the 2014 EIC, Philadelphia, PA, June 8-11, 2014.

January 2014 EIC News

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Plans for the 32nd Electrical Insulation Conference to be held in Philadelphia, PA between the 8th and 11th of June 2014 (see sites.ieee.org/eic) are already at an advanced stage.  As the world’s premiere applied electrical insulation conference,…

2012 IEEE/RSE Wolfson James Clerk Maxwell Award

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 Sponsored by Wolfson Microelectronics plc Professer  GERHARD M. SESSLER who is a long time DEIS member has been awarded the Maxwell Medal, and it was presented to him at a ceremony in Scotland by HRH the Duke of Edinburgh on September…