The IEEE is the largest technical and professional society in the world with more than 400,000 members. The technical activities of the IEEE are organized into 38 technical societies and 9 technical councils and committees. In 2010, IEEE sponsored more than 1,300 conferences in 79 countries.

The Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society (DEIS) is the IEEE technical society that covers the study and application of dielectrics from the molecular level, through nano-structured materials, to insulation systems in industrial, commercial, and power system equipment, to emerging applications such as those at high power levels and in biological and other small-scale systems.

DEIS has more than 2,000 members, it organizes and support several conferences and workshops each year, publishes the IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation and the IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine, develops and maintains relevant IEEE standards, and presents awards each year in recognition to major contributors.

How to Become a DEIS Member?

  • As an IEEE member, please simply add Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society (DEI-032) to your membership.
  • The 12-month DEIS membership cost is $13 for students and $25 for other members.
  • DEIS membership is also possible as an affiliate member at a current cost of $93.00.
  • To join IEEE/DEIS or add DEIS to your IEEE membership, please follow:

Why Join DEIS?

  • DEIS helps you to remain technically current
  • Free online access to the IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation
  • Free paper copies of the IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine
  • Network with others in the profession and enhance your stature/gain recognition
  • Enhance your career opportunities
  • Receive discounted registration fees at all IEEE conferences
  • Receive additional discounts at DEIS sponsored conferences
  • Help build and give back to your technical profession

Other Benefits of DEIS

  • Fellowships for graduate students
  • Student awards and student travel grants provided by DEIS sponsored conferences
  • Two professional DEIS awards and several professional awards provided DEIS sponsored conferences
  • DEIS supports members to reach higher IEEE membership grades of IEEE Senior Member and IEEE Fellow.

DEIS Membership Posters

Download Membership Posters Here:   






Posters are in pdf (Adobe Acrobat) format.

Questions about DEIS Membership

Please feel free to contact the DEIS Membership Chair:

Frank Hegeler
Tel: +1 (202) 404-4440
Fax: +1 (202) 767-0046

Access to the DEIS Membership Webpages

DEIS members are members of the IEEE in any grade, including students, having a professional interest in any phase of the fields of interest of DEIS.

Other individuals may affiliate and participate in DEIS activities, as provided by IEEE Bylaws and subject to the applicable IEEE rules and regulations and any additional limitations imposed by the DEIS Bylaws.

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We look forward to your participation.