ECS Announces Brand Guide

To empower the unified and consistent use of The Electrochemical Society brand, the ECS Brand Guide has been posted online. Following the guidelines ensures that the brand—a critical asset that expresses the ECS persona, culture, and values—is known, respected, and esteemed throughout the world. The ECS global community shares the responsibility for, and integrity of, the Society’s brand.

Brand Components

The ECS Brand Guide contains the Society’s brand components and rules for how each element is used when creating branded communications. These identity elements have been carefully selected to reinforce the personality and values of the ECS brand. The guide covers: (more…)

The 2021 Society election is the first opportunity for ECS student members to help choose the new ECS President and 3d Vice President.  As previously reported, the Individual Membership Committee submitted a proposal to the Board of Directors to grant student members full voting rights. The proposal was approved by the Board of Directors in May 2020.

ECS President, Stefan de Gendt, says, “Students and early career professionals are vital to the health and long-term sustainability of the Society.  By providing these critical members the right to vote we give them a voice and the ability to directly participate in the governance of the Society.” (more…)

SanDisk—an ECS Sustaining Level Institutional Member for six years—announced plans to change the name of its Japanese entity to Western Digital GK as of January 1, 2021.

Western Digital provides NAND flash memory, drive devices-SDD (Solid State Drive) and HDD (Hard Disk Drive) to retail consumers, enterprises, and large-scale data centers. The company delivers top-level total storage solutions, developing and mass-producing multiple products, including WD® and SanDisk® brands. As part of ongoing integration activity, Western Digital is renaming certain legacy entities to align with the Western Digital name. Products will continue to be marketed under the Western Digital®, G-Technology™, SanDisk® and WD® brands. (more…)

2021 ECS Officer Election

Your vote counts!

As a member-led, member-driven Society, there is no better way to share in the stewardship of this amazing organization than by exercising your right to vote in the upcoming ECS election.

We have an outstanding slate of dedicated volunteers, each of whom has a long and distinguished history of service to the Society and the field.

Follow the links below to view candidate biographies and cast your vote for the 2020 ECS officer nominees.


Gerald Frankel, Ohio State University Professor and Journal of The Electrochemical Society Corrosion Science and Technology Technical Editor, is hosting CorroZoom, a webinar series focusing on corrosion science. In this time of relative isolation from professional colleagues and friends, CorroZoom seeks to build and maintain a worldwide community of scientists with mutual interests in the area of corrosion science. The webinar series is free to everyone in the world. CorroZoom is not associated with any professional organization or society. An informal organizing committee selected the speakers. If the series is successful and the need persists, more speakers will be added. (more…)

New Battery Division Award

ECS Battery Division Early Career Award Sponsored by Neware Technology Limited

The ECS Honors and Awards Program and the ECS Battery Division are pleased to offer the new ECS Battery Division Early Career Award Sponsored by Neware Technology Limited.

The Battery Division recently established this award to encourage excellence among early career researchers in battery and fuel cell research. The primary purpose is to recognize and support the development of talent and future leaders in the field. Neware Technology Limited generously sponsors the award. (more…)

ECS Job Opening: Director of Publications

ECS seeks Director of Publications

Reports to: Executive Director & CEO
Classification: Full-Time Exempt

Major function

Responsible for strategic planning and efficient operations of ECS’s publications, including the journals, Interface, ECS Transactions, and the ECS Digital Library, with the ultimate goal of maintaining and advancing the Society’s preeminence as a technical publisher. Leads efforts to ensure the effective acquisition of the most important research in our field and the broadest possible dissemination of this technical content; works with executive staff and volunteer leaders to curate ECS’s portfolio to ensure titles reflect the evolving technical and publishing needs of the community, and serves as the senior relationship manager for ECS’s publication-related committees and volunteers. Works closely with the senior staff and volunteer leaders to ensure ECS publications advance the mission and support the goals and objectives of the Society and provides outstanding management and leadership to direct and non-direct reporting staff on the ECS Publications team. (more…)

NEW Abstract Deadline: December 18, 2020

December 18, 2020, is the new abstract submission deadline for the 239th ECS Meeting and 18th International Meeting on Chemical Sensors (IMCS) which runs from May 30-June 3, 2021. Don’t miss the opportunity to present your research to thousands of colleagues from across the globe! (more…)

Deadline: December 6, 2020

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These are the 2021 updated deadlines and submission guidelines for ECS division, section, and student chapter news to be considered for Interface.

2021 ECS Division, Section, and Student Chapter Submission Deadlines

Interface Issue

Submission Deadline

Anticipated Publication Date


January 15, 2021

March 26, 2021


April 15, 2021

June 25, 2021


July 15, 2021

September 24, 2021


October 15, 2020

December 24, 2021


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