Nel Hydrogen announced on May 10, 2023, that they will construct a massive new plant in Michigan to build electrolyzers which split water into hydrogen and oxygen, with the goal of supplying up to four gigawatts’ worth of hydrogen each year. This follows the announcement in November that Nel would work together with GM to make electrolyzers more efficient and less expensive. The new plant would be one of the largest such facilities in the world. Nel became an ECS Institutional Member this year; GM has been an ECS Institutional Member for 71 years. (more…)
2022 ECS Corrosion Division Morris Cohen Student Award Winner RecognizedPosted on November 1, 2022 by Genevieve Goldy
The ECS Corrosion Division recognized its 2022 Morris Cohen Student Award winner at the 242nd ECS Meeting in Atlanta, GA. The recipient, Dr. Mariko Kadowaki of the National Institute for Materials Science presented her award talk, “Microscopic Electrochemical Properties of Carbon Steels and Metallurgical Approach for High Corrosion Resistance,” on October 11, 2022.
Six New ECS Student Chapters Welcomed in October 2022Posted on October 26, 2022 by Frances Chaves
The Electrochemical Society continues welcoming new student chapters into our supportive, global community. On October 13, 2022, the Board of Directors approved the chartering of six new student chapters; the Society now has 123 student chapters around the world.
Join us in welcoming these institutions into our ECS Student Chapter program:
243rd ECS Meeting Topic Close-up: A04 Battery Student Slam 7Posted on October 19, 2022 by JaneAnn Wormann
Topic Close-up #1
Symposium A04—Battery Student Slam 7
Extended deadline for submitting abstracts:
December 16, 2022
Submit today! (more…)
Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells & Electrolyzers 22 Poster Competition WinnersPosted on October 17, 2022 by ECS Staff
Congratulations to Seiji Ichikawa, Daichi Yasufuku, Ryosuke Nishiizumi, and Weijie Cao
The Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells & Electrolyzers 22 (PEFC&E 22) symposium at the 242nd ECS Meeting hosted its annual student poster competition on October 10, 2022. Some 30 students submitted posters to the competition. Dr. James (Jim) Fenton led the group of senior fuel cell and electrolysis researchers, which judged the posters for technical content and visual presentation.
ECS and PEFC&E 22 thank the Office of Naval Research, the competition’s funder. A total of USD $3,000 was awarded for four prizes. Join Dr. Karen Swider Lyons, PEFC&E 22 symposium chair, in congratulating the winners!
242nd ECS Meeting General Student Poster Session Award WinnersPosted on October 13, 2022 by Jennifer Ortiz
Congratulations to Emmanuel Peprah-Yamoah and Ashley Amalia David, winners of the 242nd ECS Meeting Z01 General Student Poster Session Awards. Judges reviewed the 112 posters students submitted in person and digitally. Please take a moment to celebrate all the participants’ excellent work, and of course, Ashley and Emmanuel.
ECS Announces 2022 San Francisco Section Daniel Cubicciotti Student Award RecipientsPosted on August 30, 2022 by Genevieve Goldy
Congratulations to Julie Fornaciari, winner of the ECS San Francisco Section 2022 Daniel Cubicciotti Student Award, and to Rachel Zhuojun Huang and Matthew Liu who received Honorable Mentions.
The Daniel Cubicciotti Student Award recognizes a deserving undergraduate student from a college or university in Northern California pursuing a career in the physical sciences. First prize recipients receive an etched metal plaque and $2,000 prize. The section also recognizes up to two students with honorable mentions. They receive framed certificates and $500 prizes.
Sho Fujita Receives 2022 ECS Canada Section Student AwardPosted on July 5, 2022 by Genevieve Goldy
Congratulations to Sho Fujita of Queen’s University, Canada, recipient of the 2022 ECS Canada Section Student Award! For over 20 years, the section has recognized promising young engineers and scientists in the field of electrochemical power sources with this award. To qualify, students must be pursuing PhDs at Canadian universities in any area of science or engineering in which electrochemical science and technology and/or solid state science and technology is the central consideration. A Canadian university faculty member nominates them.
ECS Purdue University Student Chapter is 2022 ECS Outstanding Student ChapterPosted on June 23, 2022 by ECS Staff
ECS University of Waterloo Student Chapter is 2022 Chapter of Excellence
The Society established the Outstanding Student Chapter Award in 2012 to recognize distinguished ECS Student Chapters that demonstrate active participation in the Society’s technical activities; establish community and outreach activities in the areas of electrochemical and solid state science and engineering education; and create and maintain a robust membership base.
2022 ECS Outstanding Student Chapter
The ECS Purdue University Student Chapter, founded in May 2019, won the 2022 Outstanding Student Chapter for its dedication and commitment to the advancement of electrochemical and solid state science and engineering education. (more…)
241st ECS Meeting General Student Poster Session Award WinnersPosted on June 3, 2022 by ECS Staff
Students submitted nearly 100 posters to the 241st ECS Meeting Z01 General Student Poster Session. Judges reviewed the digital presentations and chose the following for awards. Congratulations to the winners! Please take a moment to celebrate the authors’ excellent work.
Z01 – General Student Poster Session awards
1st Prize – $1,500 Cash
Raunaq Bagchi, University of Toronto
Z01-2279 – “Effect of Surface Chemistry and Morphology on Polyluminol-Carbon Redox Active Composites”