Frank C. Creed, Ph.D., LF I.E.E.E., was born in Windsor, Ontario,
Canada, received his B.Sc. at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, in
1945 and Ph.D. from the University of London in 1952. From 1945 until
1979 he worked at the National Research Council of Canada in the field
of impulse voltage testing and measurements, retiring as Principal
His committee activities have included serving as Canadian
representative on IEC TC 42 - High Voltage Testing Techniques, 1958-
1979; Canadian representative on CIGRE Study Committee 33, Over-
voltages and Insulation Coordination, 1959-1976; Member of Hydro Quebec
Advisory Committee on IREQ,1970-1980; Past Chairman and Honorary Member
of the Power Systems Instrumentation and Measurements Committee, IEEE;
Member High Voltage Testing Techniques Subcommittee and Member of the
Working Group on Impulse Measurements.
Dr. Creed was the Past Regional Director of IEEE Region 7 (Canada), Past
Chairman, Ottawa Section IEEE and was active on numerous board
committees of IEEE 1967-68.
He was a Visiting Lecturer at the Technical University of Denmark,
1977-82, and at the University of Toronto.
Since retirement Dr. Creed has been active as a seminar leader for the
IEEE Standards Committee on seminars dealing with high voltage testing
techniques and continues to act as a consultant to industry on impulse
testing and measurement problems. He has also held seminars for the past
few years on impulse voltage measuring at Mississippi State University.
The I.E.E.E. has recognized him for his Prize Paper at the Power Group,
1971, elected him to be a Fellow in 1974, presented him with the Morris
E. Leeds Award in 1981 and the Centennial Medal in 1984.