The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society fellowship is awarded to IEEE DEIS members pursuing graduate research in the area of insulating materials, breakdown, charge transport, electrostatic phenomena, high voltage effects and related subjects.
2012-2013 IEEE DEIS Fellows:
Peng Wang was born in Heze, Shandong, China, on October 23, 1982. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in 2004 and 2007 respectively, both from Southwest Jiaotong University, China. Since 2010, he started to pursue the Ph.D. degree in the School of Electrical Engineering of Southwest Jiaotong University. Currently, he is working as a visiting Ph.D. student in Bologna University, Italy. His research interests include the physics of partial discharges, reliability of electrical systems and partial discharge measurement at different voltage conditions.
Influencing Factors on the Lifetime of Turn-to-Turn Insulation for Type II Inverter-Fed Motors at Repetitive Square Voltages: 1-Research proposal
Refat Atef Ghunem (S’11) was born in Damascus, Syria in 1986. He received B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from the American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE, in 2008 and 2010, respectively. He is currently a Ph.D. degree candidate at the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada. From 2008 until 2010, he worked as an electrical engineer in the maintenance division at the Abu Dhabi Transmission and Despatch Company (TRANSCO). His research interests include polymeric materials for outdoor HVDC as well as condition monitoring and electrical insulation diagnostics.
A Study of the Direct Current Erosion Mechanism of Poymetric Materials: 2012 DEIS fellowship proposal final Refat
Scott Harris was born on 12 September 1972, in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He studied Physics and Mathematics at Old Dominion University, Virginia where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in 1996. He studied Physics at Central Michigan University and received a Master of Science degree in 2012. He is currently a student in the Science of Advanced Materials PhD program at Central Michigan University. His research involves investigating the electrical and electrometrical properties of piezoelectric polymer foams (ferroelectrets) including the gas pressure dependence of space charge deposition in these materials and the subsequent effect upon their piezoelectric activity.
Dielectric Barrier Discharges in Micrometer Sized Voids: Harris_Proposal
Yu Deng was born in JiangXi Province, China, on 23 April 1987. He received the B.S. degree from the department of electrical engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, in 2008. He is currently pursuing the Ph. D. degree in high voltage engineering in the department of electrical engineering, Tsinghua University. His research area focuses mainly on high voltage engineering and outdoor insulator flashover mechanism.
Research on Electrical Performance of Icicle and It’s Impact on Ice Flashover Due to Morphology Difference: 1_DEIS_Proposal-DengYu-20120928-2
Yue Fan Du (S’2013) was born in Tianjin China, in 1986. He is an electric power engineering graduate student at North China Electric Power University. He received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from North China Electric Power University in 2008. His research interests include nanocomposite high voltage insulation material and condition monitoring of power apparatus.
Enhancing Transformer Oils Insulating Characteristics Through the Development of Dielectric Nanofluids: 2012_DEIS_GRADUATE_FELLOWSHIPS_YuefanDu