Dr. Tofail Syed, Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Member of the Bernal Institute has recently been elected to the Administrative Committee (AdCom) of the Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society (DEIS) of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). IEEE is the leading professional association in the world. The DEIS members are engaged in the study and application of dielectric phenomena and behaviour as well as the development, characterization and application of all gaseous, liquid and solid electrical insulating materials and systems utilized in electrical and electronic equipment. It is also involved in the creation of voluntary engineering standards and the recommending relevant best practices. The activities of the DEIS are governed by a Constitution and Bylaws administered by the Administrative Committee (AdCom). The objectives of the Society are technical, scientific, literary, and educational. Professor Tofail will serve the AdCom as an elected member-at-large for the tenure between January 2021 and December 2023.