ECS congratulates the 2020 Outstanding Student Chapter winner, the ECS Yamagata University Student Chapter, for their dedication and commitment to the advancement of electrochemical and solid state science and engineering education.

The Outstanding Student Chapter Award was established 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. (more…)

Robert Wong, proprietor of SES Research Inc., is proud to announce a new and exciting materials grant to support researchers whose projects focus on Carbon 60 powder. Through this, researchers can obtain C60—at little or no cost—for their investigations.

Apply by July 4!

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Nomination Deadline: April 1, 2020

ECS’s Electrodeposition Division is accepting nominations for two awards: the Electrodeposition Division Early Career Investigator Award and the Electrodeposition Division Research Award. The award winners are recognized at PRiME 2020 in Honolulu, Hawaii, from October 4-9, 2020.

Electrodeposition Division Early Career Investigator Award

The Electrodeposition Division Early Career Investigator Award was established in 2015 to recognize an outstanding early career researcher in the field of electrochemical deposition science and technology. Early recognition of highly qualified scientists is intended to enhance his/her stature and encourage especially promising researchers to remain active in the field. (more…)

Canadian flagAwards are important. They make a difference when applying for jobs, promotions, research grants, and more. Let’s encourage and reward fellow Canadian students by nominating them!

Nominations are due
by February 28

The award recognizes promising young engineers and scientists in the field of electrochemical power sources who are pursuing a PhD degree at a Canadian university, consisting of a $1,500 (CAD) prize!

Candidates must be nominated by a university faculty member. (more…)

Sensor DivisionDeadline: March 1, 2020

The ECS Sensor Division Outstanding Achievement Award was established in 1989 to recognize outstanding achievement in research and/or technical contributions to the field of sensors and to encourage work excellence in the field. The award consists of a framed certificate and a $1,000 prize. The next award winner is recognized at the PRiME 2020, in Honolulu, HI, from October 4-9, 2020.

Joseph Wang received the award in 2018. He is Distinguished Professor, SAIC Endowed Chair and Chair in the Department of Nanoengineering at University of California, San Diego; and director of the UCSD Center of Wearable Sensors. His award talk, “Electrochemical Sensors: From Beakers to the Skin and the Mouth,” was presented at the 2018 PRiME meeting in Hawaii.

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2020 ECS Battery Division Awards

Battery DivisionNominations Deadline: March 15

The Electrochemical Society (ECS) Battery Division is accepting nominations for four awards: the Battery Division Research Award, Technology Award, Postdoctoral Associate Research Award, and Student Research Award. The award winners are recognized at PRiME 2020 in Honolulu, Hawaii, from October 4-9, 2020.

Battery Division Research Award: established in 1958 to encourage excellence in battery and fuel cell research, and to encourage publication in ECS journals. The winner receives a framed certificate; a $2,000 prize; and ECS Battery Division membership for as long as the recipient maintains Society membership.

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2020 ECS Summer Fellowships

Application Deadline: January 15, 2020

It’s hard to think about summer in the depths of winter, but summer will be here before you know it! The summer months can be a great time to further your career. You may be eligible for an ECS Summer Fellowship which supports graduate students from June through September who pursue work in a field of interest to The Electrochemical Society.

ECS has been offering summer fellowships since 1928. Today, as many as five recipients are selected annually to receive up to $5,000. Qualified applicants must be enrolled in a college or university, and be a member of ECS. Preference is given to activities that extend the scope of the applicant’s program of study such as tangential research topics or summer research at another institution. Review the candidate qualifications and award rules to see if you qualify!

If you meet the requirements, apply for an ECS Summer Fellowship today! ECS uses an electronic application system. The deadline is January 15, 2020. (more…)

237th ECS Meeting Travel Grants

Application deadline is February 10, 2020!

237th ECS Meeting, May 10–14, 2020
Montréal, Canada

The 237th ECS Meeting is co-located with the 18th International Meeting on Chemical Sensors (IMCS 2020), in Montréal, Canada, from May 10–14, 2020. The deadline to submit travel grant applications is February 10, 2020.

Many ECS divisions and sections offer travel grants to undergraduates, graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and young professionals and faculty presenting papers at ECS biannual meetings. See who is offering ECS division and section travel grants—and their specific requirements.

Student/postdoc and young professional/early career electrochemists who submitted abstracts for the 237th ECS Meeting are encouraged to apply for travel grants. Review the application requirements for your particular division or section, then contact travelgrant@electrochem.org with any questions or concerns.

Apply now so we see you in Montréal in May!

NOTE: Applicants may only apply for a travel grant from one division.

High Temp Materials DivisionNominations are due January 1, 2020

H-TEMP Division’s Outstanding Achievement Award was established in 1984 by the ECS High-Temperature Energy, Materials, & Processes Division to recognize excellence in high temperature materials research and outstanding technical contributions to the field of high temperature materials science. The award consists of a framed certificate, a $1,000 prize, and complimentary meeting registration. The recipient is required to attend the following year’s ECS meeting to receive the award, and give a lecture to the H-TEMP division. The recipient is eligible for up to $1,000 toward travel expenses to facilitate attendance.

ECS uses an electronic portal for award nominations and applications. Nominate your distinguished colleagues now! (more…)

Luminescence and Display MaterialsNominations are due January 1, 2020

The LDM Outstanding Achievement Award was established in 2002 by the ECS Luminescence and Display Materials Division. The goal is to encourage excellence in luminescence and display materials research and outstanding technical contributions to the field of luminescence and display materials science. The award consists of a scroll and a $1,000 prize. The recipient is required to attend the designated Society meeting to receive the award and deliver a lecture to the LDM Division.

ECS uses an electronic portal for award nominations and applications. Nominate your distinguished colleagues now! (more…)

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