ECS Honors & Awards Program

Upcoming Award Nomination Deadlines – Fall 2020

Society Awards

Carl Wagner Memorial Awardwagner-web 
Recognizes mid-career achievement, excellence in research areas of interest to the Society, and significant contributions in the teaching or guidance of students or colleagues in education, industry, or government. Award includes a framed certificate; medal; $7,500 (USD); $1,000 (USD) in travel expenses; complimentary meeting registration; and lifetime ECS membership.
Deadline: October 1, 2020

Olin Palladium Award
Recognizes distinguished contributions to the field of electrochemical or corrosion science. Award includes a medal; plaque; $7,500 (USD); complimentary meeting registration; and lifetime ECS membership.
Deadline: October 1, 2020 (more…)

2020 ECS IE&EE Division Awards

Nomination Deadline: September 1, 2020

Are you a student of electrochemical engineering and/or applied electrochemistry? Do you teach or mentor students within these areas? If the answer is ‘yes’ to either question, then the following information is for you! The ECS Industrial Electrochemistry and Electrochemical Engineering Division invites you to nominate qualified student(s) for the following division awards: (more…)

The ECS British Columbia Student Chapter extends an invitation to our 9th Annual Young Electrochemists Symposium.  We proudly announce our invited speakers, including Prof. David Harrington (University of Victoria), Prof. Steven Holdcroft (Simon Fraser University), and a speaker from industry, Dr. Sadaf Tahmasebi of Planetary Hydrogen. The event also features a student three-minute thesis competition. 

Instead of gathering in person, join us for a half-day online symposium beginning at 9:00 am PST on Wednesday, August 12, 2020. Registration for the Young Electrochemists Symposium is FREE. Prizes will be awarded for the three-minute thesis competition.

Register Now! (more…)

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, PRiME 2020 will take place as a solely virtual event, not as an in-person meeting. Presenters giving oral/poster presentations at PRiME may apply for a travel grant to fund their meeting registration fee. To assist and support our ECS student and young professional members, the travel grant submission deadline is extended to August 17, 2020. (more…)

Thriving, not Just Surviving

Alex Peroff checks in from his home office.

Alex Peroff on staying the course

In our series, The ECS Community Adapts and Advances, Alex Peroff spoke to us from his home office. Whereas travel used to be the largest part of his job, now he focuses on developing content and meaningful communication. Alex joined Pine Research Instrumentation, Inc. as an Electroanalytical Scientist in 2016 after completing a PhD at Northwestern University. His thesis work was on mechanistic studies of pyridinium electrochemistry. Alex serves as a member of the ECS Sponsorship Committee. Pine Research is an ECS Institutional Member at the Benefactor level. (more…)

Call for Papers

ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology
Focus Issue on 4D Materials and Systems + Soft Robotics

The ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology is publishing a focus issue in connection with the 4DMS+SoRo: 4D Materials & Systems + Soft Robotics Symposium taking place during PRiME 2020.

This focus issue accepts submissions on all aspects of additive manufacturing (3D and 4D printing) of solid state materials and systems with a focus on soft robotics. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, innovative technologies and materials, materials processing, energy storage, batteries, energy harvesting, power transmission, electronic displays, artificial intelligence, sensors and actuators for soft robotics, etc. (more…)

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the PRiME 2020 cosponsors—The Electrochemical Society, The Electrochemical Society of Japan, and The Korean Electrochemical Society—are converting the in-person PRiME 2020 meeting to an exclusively online event.

Instead of travelling to Hawaii, presenters are asked to submit a digital presentation file (video, and/or slide deck or poster) that will be made available for online viewing as part of the digital PRiME 2020 event. As with past PRiME meetings, all authors presenting papers are required to pay a registration fee in order to participate. In the case of digital PRiME, this fee is significantly reduced from our normal registration fees. (more…)

Support our Next Generation

Nominate a deserving student today!

While we often reflect on the Society’s impressive history, it is also important to look to the future. The next generation of scientists and engineers will solve the seemingly insurmountable challenges facing society today—sustainability, water cleanliness, climate change, and disease, to name just a few.  

Student awards—part of the ECS Honors and Awards Program—support the next generation of scientists by expanding opportunities as they progress in their careers. These awards acknowledge student and early career scientists’ dedication and outstanding achievements in their fields of study. (more…)

Call for Papers

ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology
Focus Issue on Solid State Reviews

The ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology is publishing a collection of reviews, critical reviews (CRES3T), and perspective articles in the field of solid state science and technology.

The journal is accepting submissions across all technical areas. This includes:


Nomination Deadline: September 1, 2020

You are invited to nominate qualified candidates for the India Section S.K. Rangarajan Graduate Student Award

Established in 2017, the award assists a deserving student in India pursue a career in disciplines related to electrochemistry and solid state science and technology. The award honors Sarukkai Krishnamachari “SKR” Rangarajan (1932 – 2008) for his dedication and contributions to electrochemical science and technology. (more…)

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