ECS – A Resource for Career Growth

Attending a meeting with a vast technical program is crucial to ensure you are up to date on the latest industry trends. While absorbing as much of this groundbreaking information is important, you also want to make sure you are taking advantage of the opportunities to refine and refresh your personal and professional skills. (more…)

Submit Your Abstract to PRiME 2020!

Don’t forget to make your plans for the PRiME 2020 meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii from October 4-9, 2020.

The deadline for abstract submission is April 17!

With over 50 separate symposia scheduled for this meeting, there should be one that covers your particular area of research. Check out the full Call for Papers for more details. (more…)

In Honor of Robert Savinell’s 70th Birthday

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Symposium I03: Frontiers of Chemical/Molecular Engineering in Electrochemical Energy Technologies: In Honor of Robert Savinell’s 70th Birthday

Symposium focus: In honor of Robert Savinell’s 70th birthday, after more than four decades of research in fuel cells and flow batteries, this symposium is organized to celebrate his achievements. The symposium highlights current and emerging ideas in electrocatalysis, electrolytes, and device design for fuel cells and flow batteries. Topics include molecular-level understanding of small-molecule electrocatalysis (including hydrogen, oxygen, and carbon- and nitrogen-containing molecules such as alcohols, ammonia, urea, carbon dioxide, and others), membranes and electrolytes including additives, nanoparticles, and deep eutectic chemistries, redox-active molecules, and new concepts in fuel cells and flow batteries, with contributions spanning different length scales from molecules to devices. We welcome contributions from both theory and experiment, especially on studies that are designed to bridge molecular-level understanding of electrochemistry to macroscopic electrochemical technologies. The objective is to provide an interdisciplinary discussion forum on the current state and future perspectives in fuel cells and flow batteries, and to celebrate the achievements of Robert Savinell to the field. (more…)

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Symposium C02: High Temperature Corrosion and Materials Chemistry 14

Symposium focus: This symposium will focus on the fundamental thermodynamic and kinetic aspects of high temperature oxidation and corrosion, as well as other chemical reactions involving inorganic materials at high temperatures. Both theoretical and experimental papers are accepted, and contributions from industry and students are especially encouraged. Specifically, presentations on the following topics in the area of oxidation/corrosion are solicited: fundamental mechanisms of high temperature oxidation; reactions in complex environments and/or ultra-high temperatures (>1500°C); and, response of protective coatings in high temperature environments. In the area of high temperature chemistry, papers on the following topics are solicited: thermodynamic property determination; phase equilibria and phase transformations; solid state diffusion; and, volatilization reactions. Fundamental studies of materials interactions in high temperature processing or in power and propulsion are also welcome. (more…)

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Symposium H02: Photovoltaics for the 21st Century 16: New Materials and Processes

Symposium focus: This symposium provides a forum for the discussion of terawatt-capable solar-to-electrical conversion technologies that have the potential to meet the global energy demand and become an impactful source of energy in the 21st century. Research is needed in earth-abundant solar materials, energy-efficient fabrication, recycling of waste solar modules, and storage of intermittent solar electricity to lower the cost and improve the efficiency and sustainability of solar-to-electrical conversion. (more…)

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Symposium H03: Thin Film Transistors 15 (TFT 15)

Symposium focus: The tradition of the symposium is to provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of the latest developments in Thin Film Transistors (TFTs) and related fields. It provides a rare opportunity for synergistic interactions among those working in TFTs, other high-tech fields, or related products or research areas. Papers dealing with all aspects of fabrication processes, materials, devices, designs, characterization, and applications of TFTs are solicited. (more…)

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Symposium C03: Pits & Pores 9: Nanomaterials – Fabrication, Properties, and Applications

Symposium focus: This symposium is aimed at the fabrication of all kinds of porous structures, their physical and chemical properties as well as their applications. It is a continuous attempt to integrate the diverse research in different fields such as localized metal corrosion, semiconductor electrochemistry, pore-filling, matrix materials, optical spectroscopy, and characterization of magnetic properties in order to develop a highly transdisciplinary approach to the topic. Emphasis will be on pit and pore formation, porous-structure/surface-property relations, work relevant to the formation of advanced materials and their characterization, and applications of these materials in different areas of science such as energy storage and conversion, biomedicine, optics, and magnetism. (more…)

Proceedings from the 237th ECS Meeting with the 18th International Meeting on Chemical Sensors (IMCS 2020) now are available for preorder. ECS Transactions volume 97, issues 1-6, now are available for purchase through April 6, 2020.

ECS members are eligible for a 20% discount on orders!

Be sure to order early to guarantee your copy. For more information, visit www.electrochem.org/ecst.

Early Registration is Now Open

The 237th ECS Meeting with IMCS 2020 will offer five days of learning, technical presentations, business development, and networking opportunities for scientists, engineers, and industry leaders.

With a technical program of 2,900 presentations, including over 640 IMCS 2020 abstracts, short courses, professional development workshops, and a bustling exhibit floor, the meeting has something to offer everyone. Peruse the full Call for Papers and also visit the ECS Blog to check out topic close-ups for select symposia. (more…)

Join us. Everyone’s going!

ECS and our 3,000 attendees will be at the 237th ECS Meeting in Montréal, Canada this May 10-14, 2020! This is a prime opportunity to showcase and educate our attendees—researchers in academia, government, and industry—about your products and services.

Make your company stand out and enhance your presence by taking advantage of our customizable sponsorship opportunities that we offer exclusively to exhibitors. (more…)

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