The Cleveland Section Ernest B. Yeager Electrochemistry Award was established in 2004 to recognize significant contributions to the advancement of electrochemistry in the U.S. Midwest and Great Lakes region.
Presented: Section meeting, even years
The recipient will have made significant contributions to the advancement of electrochemistry in one of the following ways:
- developed an industrial electrochemical process of recognized commercial importance
- made a significant contribution to fundamental electrochemical science
- had a distinguished career as an educator in the field of electrochemistry and/or have organized and developed technical
- created and/or performed training courses in electrochemistry
- promoted or stimulated applied and/or basic electrochemical research and development
The award consists of a scroll.
About Ernest B. Yeager
Ernest B. Yeager was internationally known for his pioneering contributions to the fundamental understanding of electrochemical reactions and to the development of fuel cell and battery technology. During his near half century at Case Western Reserve University, he mentored 80 doctorate students and 45 postdoctoral fellows, authored 270 scientific papers and edited and co-edited 20 books. Yeager was an active ECS member and served as its President from 1965-1966 and was made an Honorary Member in 1977.