Canada Section W. Lash Miller Award

The Canada Section W. Lash Miller Award was established in 1967 to recognize publications and/or excellence in the field of electrochemical science and technology and/or solid state science and technology.

Nomination Deadline: December 31, even years
Presented: Section meeting, odd years

Recipient qualifications

The recipient must have demonstrated independent research in academia, industry or governmental laboratories in the areas of electrochemical science and technology and/or solid state science and technology. The recipient will be a Canada resident who has obtained his/her last advanced education degree no more than 15 years before the year of the award. The recipient does not need to be a member of ECS, however, candidates must be nominated by at least one ECS Member.

Award

The award consists of a $1,500 CAD prize. The recipient of the Award is obliged to present a lecture on a subject of major interest to him/her in the field of electrochemical science and technology and/or solid state science and technology at the designated section meeting where the award is recognized.

About W. Lash Miller

William Lash Miller was an eminent Canadian chemist and best known as one of the first proponents of Gibbsian thermodynamics in North America, a subject he first became acquainted with in Wilhelm Ostwald’s laboratory in Germany. Miller was the head of the chemistry department at the University of Toronto for sixteen years and was made a Commander of the British Empire in 1935. He was an active ECS member and served as President from 1912-1913.

Past recipients

2017-1989
Yurij Mozharivskyj
(2017)
Federico Rosei
(2015)
Hua-Zhong (Hogan) Yu
(2011)
Aicheng Chen, Lakehead University
(2009)
Jamie Noel, University of Western Ontario
(2003)
Daniel Bizzotto, University of British Columbia
(2001)
Alireza Zolfaghari-Hesari, University of Ottawa
(1999)
J. Dahn, Simon Fraser University
(1993)
J. Bardwell, NRC
(1991)
K. Tomantscher, Energy Conversion Devices
D. Leaist, University of Western Ontario
(1989)

1987 – 1969
S. Das Gupta, Electrofuel
(1987)
V. I. Birss, University of Calgary
(1985)
A. Belanger, Hydro-Quebec
(1983)
D. W. Shoesmith, AECL Research, Pinawa
(1981)
B. MacDougall, National Research Council
(1979)
W. A. Adams, DREO
A. J. SpringThorpe, BRN
(1977)
W. R. Fawcett, University of Guelph
(1975)
A. K. Vijh, Hydro-Quebec
(1973)
J. E. Desnoyers, INRS Energie
(1971)
J. L. Ord, University of Waterloo
(1969)