2020 ECS Corrosion Division Morris Cohen Graduate Student Award Goes to Chao Liu

Each year, the ECS Corrosion Division recognizes outstanding academic achievements in corrosion science and/or engineering through the Morris Cohen Graduate Student Award. Congratulations to the 2020 Corrosion Division Morris Cohen Graduate Student Award winner, Chao (Gilbert) Liu of the Shell Technology Center. (more…)

Congratulations to Aicheng Chen, the 2020 Canada Section R. C. Jacobsen Award recipient!

Dr. Aicheng Chen is Professor of Chemistry, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Electrochemistry and Nanoscience, and Director of the Electrochemical Technology Centre (ETC) at the University of Guelph, Canada. He received his MSc from Xiamen University, China, under the supervision of Prof. S.-G. Sun, and his PhD from the University of Guelph in 1998 under the direction of Prof. J. Lipkowski. After working in the chemical industry as Research Scientist and Electrochemical Specialist for four years, Chen joined Lakehead University, Canada, as Assistant Professor in 2002. He was promoted to Associate Professor in 2005, Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in 2006, and Professor in 2010. He received a Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Senior Fellowship in 2006 to work with Prof. B. Ohtani at Hokkaido University, Japan. During his 2008 sabbatical, Dr. Chen worked with Prof. R. Compton as a visiting scholar at Oxford University, England. He joined the University of Guelph in 2017. (more…)

Application Deadline: December 31, 2020

The Canada Section is accepting nominations for the Canada Section W. Lash Miller Award. Established in 1967, the $1,000 CAD award recognizes publications and/or excellence in the field of electrochemical science and technology and/or solid state science and technology. Nominees must be Canadian residents who received their last advanced degree no more than 15 years before the year of the award. (more…)

Z. Jung Fang and Yamin Zhang receive the 2020 ECS Georgia Section Outstanding Student Achievement Awards

Established in 2011, the Georgia Section Outstanding Student Achievement Award recognizes academic accomplishments in any area of science or engineering in which electrochemical and/or solid state science and technology is the central consideration. To qualify, applicants must be (1) students pursuing PhDs at universities in Georgia, (2) nominated by a university faculty member, and (3) ECS members at the time of nomination. (more…)

ECS is pleased to announce the winners of the PRiME 2020 symposia-funded best poster and presentation awards!

Awards of this type are presented at every ECS meeting thanks to the generous funding of individual symposium sponsors. Please take a moment to celebrate the excellent work of the authors listed below.

If you missed the opportunity to view these presentations, there is still time! All presentations are accessible until November 9, 2020! Pre-registration is required. (more…)

The ECS General Student Poster Session Awards were established in 1993 to acknowledge the excellence of students’ work. The winners’ posters display their understanding of research topics in fields of interest to the Society.

This year, 243 students submitted posters for the PRiME 2020 General Student Poster Session. Of them, three student posters stood out above the rest. The recipients of the PRiME 2020 Z01 General Student Poster Session’s best poster awards are:

1st Place – $1,500 cash award
Jong Hwa Kim
Poster # 142359
Feasibility of LiNbO3 Surface Coating on High-Ni Layered Cathode Materials for Lithium Ion Batteries
Kim received BS in Advanced Materials Engineering for Information and Electronics from Kyung Hee University, Republic of Korea, in 2019. He is pursuing his MS under the guidance of Professor Min-Sik Park at the same university. Kim’s research focuses on improving the performance of cathode materials for lithium ion batteries.

Nomination deadline is February 1, 2021.

Nominations for the prestigious honor of Fellow of The Electrochemical Society are now being accepted.  The award was established in 1989 to recognize advanced individual technological contributions in the field of electrochemical and solid state science and technology—and active membership and involvement in Society affairs. Each year, ECS inducts a maximum of fifteen distinguished members to hold the title of Fellow. (more…)

Application Deadline: April 15, 2021

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2022 Vittorio de Nora Award.  The Vittorio de Nora Award was established in 1971 to recognize distinguished contributions to the field of electrochemical engineering and technology. Learn more!

The award consists of a gold medal and a plaque that contains a bronze replica thereof, both bearing the recipient’s name; a $7,500 prize; complimentary meeting registration for the award recipient and companion; a dinner held in the recipient’s honor during the designated meeting; and Society Life Membership. The winner will be invited to deliver the de Nora award address (on a subject related to his/her contributions to the field) at the meeting where the prize is awarded. (more…)

Nomination Opens September 15, 2020

Presented: Fall meeting 2021
Recipient qualifications

Young students entering the science field take on a significant amount of new material and learning in the classroom—but that doesn’t mean we can’t learn just as much from them, too! ECS student chapters, created and run by students, inspire us every day. Their remarkable accomplishments and contributions to the Society help guide and encourage the talented scientists and engineers around them while contributing to the future and growth of the sciences. (more…)

Congratulations to Keegan Adair, winner of the 2020 ECS Canada Section Student Award.

The Canada Section Student Award is one of four awards in the ECS Canada Section recognition program. Established in 1987, the award recognizes promising young engineers and scientists in the field of electrochemical power sources. It is intended to encourage the recipients to initiate or continue careers in the field. The recipient is a student pursuing a PhD at a Canadian university in any area of science or engineering in which electrochemical science and technology and/or solid state science and technology is the central consideration.

This year’s winner, Keegan Adair, received his BSc in chemistry from the University of British Columbia in 2016. He is currently a PhD candidate in Professor Xueliang (Andy) Sun’s Nanomaterials and Energy Group at the University of Western Ontario. Recognition of Adair’s work includes the Ontario Graduate Scholarship and the NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship-Doctoral award. (more…)

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