Events at a glance

The ECS Lecture

Monday | 1700h
Sapphire Ballroom BC/FG/JK
Presented By: Christian Amatore, Ecole Normale Supérieure
Seeing, Measuring and Understanding Vesicular Exocytosis of Neurotransmitters

Society Awards

Henry B. Linford Award for Distinguished Teaching
Awarded to: John Scully, University of Virginia

Vittorio de Nora Award
Tuesday | 1410h
Aqua Salon E
Awarded to: Ralph White, University of South Carolina
Mathematical Modeling of Electrochemical Systems

Division Awards

ECS Electronics and Photonics Division Award
Monday | 0820h
Aqua 310 B
Awarded to: Michael Shur, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
High Power Nitride Based Field Effect Transistors

Organic and Biological Electrochemistry Division Manuel M. Baizer Award
Monday | 0820h
Aqua 300 A
Awarded to: Kevin Moeller, Washington University in St. Louis
Following the Lead of R. B. Woodward and M. M. Baizer: Using Concepts in Physical Organic Chemistry to Shape the Course of Electrochemical Reactions

ECS High Temperature Materials Division J. Bruce Wagner, Jr. Award
Tuesday | 1140h
Indigo Ballroom C
Awarded to: Sean Bishop, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Electrochemomechanical Coupling in Thin Films for Energy Conversion and Storage

Energy Technology Division Supramaniam Srinivasan Young Investigator Award
Tuesday | 1350h
Sapphire Ballroom A
Awarded to: Prabeer Barpanda, Indian Institute of Science
Na-M-S-O Quaternary Cathode Materials for High Voltage Sodium Batteries

Energy Technology Division Graduate Student Award
Tuesday | 1420h
Indigo Ballroom A
Awarded to: Matthew Genovese, University of Toronto
Designing Polyoxometalate-Carbon Hybrid Materials for Supercapacitor Electrodes

ECS Energy Technology Division Research Award
Tuesday | 1530h
Aqua Salon F
Awarded to: Thomas Zawodzinski, University of Tennessee, Oak Ridge National Lab
Electrolytes in Advanced Electrochemical Systems for Energy Storage and Conversion

ECS Industrial Electrochemistry and Electrochemical Engineering Division Student Achievement Award
Wednesday | 0820h
Aqua 309
Awarded to: Regis P. Dowd, Jr., University of Kansas
Engineering the Ionic Polymer Phase Surface Properties of a PEM Fuel Cell Catalyst Layer

Nanocarbons Division SES Young Investigator Award
Wednesday | 1000h
Aqua 311 B
Awarded to: Jiayan Luo, Tianjin University
Making Graphene Resist Aggregation

Featured Events

Sunday Evening Get Together
Sunday | 1730-1930h
Sapphire Ballroom B/C and Sapphire Terrace
All meeting attendees are welcome to attend this informal get-together to kick start the week with tasty desserts and ample networking.

Session Chair Orientation
Monday | 0700h
Aqua Salon D
Session Chairs, Division Members, and Symposium Organizers are encouraged to attend to ensure they are best prepared for their role in the meeting and to learn helpful information about future meetings.

Industrial Electrochemistry & Electrochemical Engineering Division Luncheon and Business Meeting
Monday | 1215-1400h
Aqua 310 A
*ticketed event

Physical & Analytical Electrochemistry Division Luncheon and Business Meeting
Monday | 1215-1400h
Indigo 202 B
*ticketed event

Student Mixer sponsored by Bio-Logic
Monday | 1830-2030h
Sapphire Ballroom D
Always one of the most popular events of the meeting this is a must for all student attendees! Add a ticket to your meeting registration or contact for more information.
*ticketed event

Free the Science 5K run and 1 mile walk
Tuesday | 0700h
Hilton Lawn
Join us for an invigorating morning in support of ECS’s Open Access initiative! Pre-registration is required.
*ticketed event

Annual Society Business Meeting and Luncheon
Tuesday | 1215-1400h
Sapphire Ballroom P
*ticketed event

Science for Solving Society’s Problems (S3P) Challenge: Grant Winner Presentation
Tuesday | 1630-1800h
Sapphire Ballroom BC/FG
Join us as the winners of the first ECS Science for Solving Society’s Problems (S3P) Challenge present overviews of their grant winning work. Learn how these researchers are aiming to have an impact on global water and sanitation issues.

Science for Solving Society’s Problems (S3P) Challenge: Grant Winner Posters
Tuesday and Wednesday | 1800h
Exhibit Hall H – San Diego Convention Center
Come talk to the S3P Grant Winners about their research.

Student and General Poster Session
Tuesday and Wednesday | 1800h
Exhibit Hall H – San Diego Convention Center
After a long day of technical sessions it’s time to stretch out your legs and enjoy a complimentary cold drink while walking the exhibit floor and appraising the posters. The student poster award winners will be announced Wednesday at 1800h.

Nanocarbons Division Business Meeting and Reception Celebrating 25 years of Nanocarbons in the ECS
Tuesday | 1930h
Indigo Ballroom D
*ticketed event, $5.00
While enjoying desserts and drinks, you can hear reminiscences from nanocarbons pioneers, meet the incoming division officers and members of our new External Advisory Council, socialize with colleagues, and celebrate a quarter-century of achievements in our field. We look forward to seeing you there!

Lunch Available in the Exhibit Hall
Wednesday | 1130h
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Organic & Biological Electrochemistry Division Luncheon and Business Meeting
Wednesday | 1215-1400h
Aqua Salon D
*ticketed event

Energy Technology Division Reception and Business Meeting
Wednesday | 1800-2000h
Aqua Salon A/B
*ticketed event

Educational and Career Development

Short Courses: These all-day classes are designed to provide any attendee, from students to the seasoned professional, with an in-depth education on a wide range of topics. Taught by seasoned professionals, and longtime ECS members, these classes are an excellent opportunity for personalized instruction. For more information please contact

  • Short Course #1: Basic Corrosion for Electrochemists | Course description
    By: L. Garfias-Mesias
  • Short Course #2: Fundamentals of Electrochemistry | Course description
    By: J. Noel
  • Short Course #3: Advanced Impedance Spectroscopy | Course description
    By: M Orazem
  • Short Course #4: Hydrodynamic Electrochemistry Using Rotating Electrodes | Course description
    By: L. Sun
  • Short Course #5: Nanobiosensors | Course description
    By: Raluca-Ioana Stefan-van Staden

Metrohm Lunch and Learn | course description
By: Martijn Van Dijk – Area Manager at Metrohm Autolab B.V. and Ritesh Vyas – Product Manager at Metrohm USA Inc.