In Memoriam: Jules Cohen

Jules Cohen, a Charter Member of The Bioelectromagnetics Society, died on November 13, 2012.  Mr. Cohen was born in Chicago, Illinois on April 21, 1917, and earned a BSEE degree from the University of Washington in 1938.  He worked for several firms in the Pacific Northwest before joining the United States Navy in 1943, where he specialized in radar beacons.  Following his naval service, he provided expert engineering services to professional, community, and citizen groups regarding broadcast or wireless communications, until he was in his early 90's.  Cohen contributed to the development of IEEE safety limits for human exposure to RF electromagnetic fields, receiving many awards, including the 1988 Engineering Achievement Award from the National Association of Broadcasters, a 1990 Achievement Award of the Broadcast Pioneers Washington, D.C. Chapter, and a 1999 award from the IEEE Broadcast Technology Society for a lifetime of service to the broadcasting industry.