Deadline: May 27, 2022

ECS seeks to fill the position of Technical Editor in Carbon Nanostructures and Devices for the ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology.

Nominees for this position must possess and maintain scientific knowledge of the scope of the carbon and nanostructures and devices topical interest area, which covers: (more…)

First ECS Advances Issue is Live

The Electrochemical Society is proud to announce the premiere issue of ECS Advances, the Society’s first Gold Open Access journal spanning all ECS topical interest areas. This multidisciplinary forum of peer-reviewed, high-quality content covers all technical areas supported by the Society. ECS Advances publishes original full-length work, brief communication-style papers, perspectives, review articles, and special issues. The new journal leads and promotes scholarly communication and interaction among scientists, engineers, and technologists pursuing research in electrochemistry, solid state science, and related technologies. (more…)

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The Journal of The Electrochemical Society is publishing a focus issue in connection with the 241st ECS Meeting symposium, Heterogeneous Functional Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage 3.

Heterogeneous functional materials (HeteroFoaMs) are pervasive in electrochemical devices. These devices consist of multiple materials combined at multiple scales (from atomic to macro) that actively interact during their functional history in a manner that controls their collective performance as a system at the global level. The principal motivation for this focus issue is to provide a place to publish the science that controls emergent properties in heterogeneous functional materials as a foundation for design of functional material devices with performance not bounded by constituent properties. (more…)

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The Electrochemical Society is proud to announce the inaugural issue of ECS Sensors Plus, the home for all content related to sensors technology. The new journal leads and promotes scholarly communication and interaction among scientists, engineers, and technologists whose primary interests focus on materials, structures, properties, performance, and characterization of sensing and detection devices, methods, and systems, including sensor arrays and networks.

Preparing a sensors manuscript? Make ECS Sensors Plus your publication of choice. Submit your article today to be included in the next issue. ECS Sensors Plus is free to publish and free to read. Article processing charges (APCs) are waived for 2022.

Special issue focuses on Diversity in Science

The ECS Interface spring 2022 issue is now available to read online. The issue on diversity in science is guest edited by Dr. Alice Suroviec, Dean of the School of Mathematics and Natural Science at Berry College

As always, Interface Editor Rob Kelly invites you to enjoy the issue’s special features and news.

Special Features

Addressing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Across Disciplines
by Alice H. Suroviec 

Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion in Our Professions: A Thin and Leaky Pipeline
by Christina Bock (more…)

Save the date: Sunday, April 3 – Sunday, April 10

Ready, set, download! Make the most of Free the Science Week 2022. From April 3-April 10, the paywall to the entire ECS Digital Library on IOPscience is down, making over 171,000 scientific articles and abstracts free and accessible to everyone. The week supports ECS’s long-term vision of Free the Science by providing access to all in order to further advance research. (more…)

The ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology is publishing a focus issue in connection with the 241st ECS Meeting Carbon Nanostructures and Devices symposia.

The ECS Nanocarbon Division offers eight to 10 symposia covering different aspects of nanocarbon research in the Society’s spring meeting and a general nanocarbon symposium in the fall meeting. About 15-20 percent of the presented papers in the spring meeting are from symposia offered by the nanocarbon division. Researchers across the globe participate in these meetings.

This focus issue is intended to encourage the up-and-coming younger generation of scientists working on nanocarbons to participate in ECS Nanocarbon Division activities and publish their work in Society journals. This intended high-impact issue will provide up-to-date information on all areas of nanocarbon research. (more…)

The Electrochemical Society is proud to announce the Society’s distinguished members recognized as 2021 Highly Cited Researchers. The prestigious list, published by the Web of Science Group at Clarivate Analytics, identifies scientists and social scientists who produced multiple papers ranking in the top 1 percent by citations for their field and year of publication, demonstrating significant research influence among their peers.

The total number of highly cited researchers in 2021 was 6,602, which includes 2,828 for cross-field performance and 3,774 in specific fields. According to Clarivate, Highly Cited Researchers are one in 1,000 of the world’s population of scientists and social scientists.

Research by the following ECS members is shaping scientific discourse today and into the future. (more…)

The Electrochemical Society is excited to invite you to our on-site “Meet the Editor” event at the 241st ECS Meeting. Five esteemed editors of our family of journals will be at the ECS booth to connect with you; answer your questions on journal processes; and discuss editorial opportunities and the vision for ECS Publications growth. As you determine your personal meeting schedule, take this opportunity to connect directly with ECS Publications Editorial Team members! (more…)

The Journal of The Electrochemical Society is publishing a focus issue in connection with the 241st ECS Meeting Nucleation and Growth symposium.

This focus issue aims to capture the latest findings and insights related to phase transformation in electrochemical systems. Contributions for this cross-disciplinary pursuit are sought from researchers with diverse expertise and backgrounds reporting on the latest experimental and computational approaches to understanding nucleation and growth phenomena during electrodeposition and dissolution.

Modern imaging, scattering, and spectroscopy tools along with related methods are enhancing our understanding of phase transformations across a wide range of length scales. In the case of electrodeposition, nucleation and growth play a central role in applications ranging from microelectronics and MEMS to energy conversion and storage systems. This focus issue brings together researchers with diverse expertise and backgrounds to share new experimental and computational approaches to enable progress in the mechanistic understanding of nucleation and growth phenomena. Interest is focused on resolving and explaining the morphological, structural, and compositional evolution of electrode surfaces during electrodeposition. Understanding shape selection, stability criteria, and exploring engineering strategies aimed at specific technological ends are also of interest. (more…)

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