Allen J. Bard Award in Electrochemical Science

Allen J. Bard AwardThe Allen J. Bard Award in Electrochemical Science was established in 2013 to recognize distinguished contributions to electrochemical science. The award is named in honor of Allen J. Bard, in recognition of his outstanding advancements in electrochemical science.

Nomination Deadline: April 15, even years
Presented: Spring meeting, odd years

Recipient qualifications

The recipient will be distinguished for paradigm shifting contributions in the fields of electrochemical science and recognized for exceptionally creative experimental or theoretical studies that have opened new directions in electroanalytical chemistry or electrocatalysis. The recipient does not need to be a member of The Electrochemical Society.


The award consists of a plaque containing a glassy carbon medallion, the sum of $7,500 U.S., complimentary meeting registration for award recipient and companion, a dinner held in recipient’s honor during the designated meeting, and Life Membership in The Society. The recipient will receive the award in person at the designated meeting of the Society and deliver a general address to the Society on a subject related to the contributions for which the award is being presented.

About Allen Bard

Allen J. Bard is the Norman Hackerman-Welch Regents Chair in Chemistry and the Director of the Center for Electrochemistry at The University of Texas at Austin. A well-published expert in electrochemistry, he is responsible for over 850 peer-reviewed research papers, 75 publications, and three books: Chemical Equilibrium, Electrochemical Methods – Fundamentals and Applications, and Integrated Chemical Systems: A Chemical Approach to Nanotechnology.

Past recipients

Doron Aurbach
Henry White