The IEEE is the largest technical and professional society in the world with more than 417,000 members in more than 160 countries. The technical activities of the IEEE are organized into 39 technical societies and 5 technical councils and committees. IEEE sponsors more than 1,700 annual conferences and meetings worldwide.
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 supports 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.