Remembering David John Kemp and Michel E. Poloujadoff

With great sadness, we remember two outstanding volunteers for their work of behalf of the global Life Member community:

David Kemp headshotDavid John Kemp

David John Kemp (1944–2022) died on 5 January 2022. He was an IEEE volunteer for 59 years, serving as IEEE Canada president, Region 7 director, and IEEE secretary. He was a Life Senior Member of IEEE and a fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada. He will be remembered for his valuable contributions to IEEE on numerous committees. Above all, he will be remembered as a true gentleman, friendly, generous with his time, and always willing to help in IEEE and his local community. More details are available on the IEEE Canada website.

Michel E. Poloujadoff

Michel Poloujadoff headshot

Michel E. Poloujadoff, Life Fellow of IEEE, died at the age of 89 on 13 December 2021. He founded and was the first chair of the France Section IEEE Life Members Affinity Group in 2004 and achieved great distinction receiving the prestigious Nikola Tesla Award in 1991 and the IEEE Lamme Medal in 1994. He was also a Distinguished Lecturer for the IEEE Power & Energy Society and IEEE Industry Applications Society. A full report on his outstanding academic achievements can be found on the IEEE France Section website.