About People in DEIS and Related Industry

In Memory of Markus Zahn

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I In Memoriam Markus Zahn Markus Zahn, the Emeritus Massachusetts Institute of Technology Thomas and Gerd Professor in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, died at the age of 75 years in Mission Viejo, California, United States,…

In Memory of Alan Cookson

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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…

In Memory of Jitka Fuhr Aschwanden

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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…

In Memory of Bruce Bernstein

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Bruce Bernstein, long time DEIS and PES member, passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 29, 2020 at the age of 89. Bruce was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and was educated at City University of New York and Iowa State University, where he obtained his…

Invitation: IEEE Milestone Award Ceremony

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Scroll down for clickable links On behalf of the UFFC-S, the DEIS would like to invite its members to the above Milestone ceremony, which will be held virtually. All are welcome to attend. In remembrance of Walter Guyton Cady, a Wesleyan…

In Memory of D.E. Wiesenberg

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Donald E. Wiesenberg, 89, died on Friday, Nov. 29, 2019 in Kingman, Ariz.  A native of Fort Wayne, he attended local grade schools and Central High School before entering Yale University in New Haven, Conn., in 1948.  He graduated from…

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,…