By Ts. Dr. Wong Jee Keen Raymond (TARUC)

The 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of IEEE Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society (DEIS) Malaysia Chapter was successfully held on 18th January 2020 at Pulse Grande Hotel, Putrajaya, Malaysia.

The meeting was attended by active members of IEEE DEIS Malaysia Chapter. The meeting began with a welcoming address by the 2019 Chapter Chair, endorsement of 2019 AGM’s meeting minutes, 2019 Chapter activities report, 2019 Chapter account report, dissolution of 2019 committee members and election of 2020 committee members.

The elected IEEE DEIS Malaysia Chapter committee members for 2020 are as follows:
Past Chair: Ir. Dr. Lau Kwan Yiew
Chair: Associate Professor Ir. Dr. Mohamad Kamarol Mohd Jamil
Vice Chair: Ir. Dr. Nor Asiah Muhamad
Secretary: Ts. Dr. Wong Jee Keen Raymond
Treasurer: Dr. Amir Izzani Mohamed
Executive Committee:
Associate Professor Dr. Hidayat Zainuddin
Associate Professor Ir. Dr. Hazlee Azil Illias
Associate Professor Dr. Azrul Mohd Ariffin
Associate Professor Dr. Mohd Taufiq Ishak
Associate Professor Dr. Norhafiz Azis

The meeting was continued with the appointment of 2020 auditors, address by the 2020 Chapter Chair and finally, a brief discussion on activity plans in 2020. The planned activities are workshop on High Voltage Test and Techniques, membership drive, dielectric tutorial, industrial talk, industrial visit and a Distinguished Lecturer Programme.