The publishing staff of The Electrochemical Society Interface is pleased to announce that 1996-1997 issues are now digitized. We are working issue by issue to get this exclusive back content to you. Thank you for being a valued reader of Interface. (more…)

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ECS is offering virtual Short Courses beginning in September 2021 and as part of the 240th ECS Meeting in October 2021.

Popular ECS Short Courses deliver in-depth education for students and seasoned professionals on a wide range of electrochemical and solid state science topics. Novices and experts advance their technical expertise and knowledge through personalized instruction by academic and industry experts in an intensive short time period.

Don’t miss the opportunity to participate online in these courses! (more…)

Presented by Kelsey A. Stoerzinger on July 26

Kelsey A. Stoerzinger
Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering
Oregon State University
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Date: July 26, 2021
Time: 1000h PT
Price: There is no cost to register for this event.

The webinar is open to the public; ECS membership is not required.
You must pre-register through ECS My Account.
Don’t have one? It’s easy to create–visit Create an Account now.

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ECS Transactions presents its latest publication, 17th International Symposium on Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFC-XVII) July 18-23, 2021 | Digital Meeting. Volume 102 features 208 papers from the digital meeting. It is available online through the ECS Digital Library and can be purchased as instantly downloadable electronic (PDF) editions through the ECS Online Store.

Link to Volume 102: https://iopscience.iop.org/volume/1938-5862/103

Sarah Berlinger and Eric McShane awarded Honorable Mentions

Each year, a deserving undergraduate student from a college or university in Northern California is acknowledged through the ECS San Francisco Section’s Daniel Cubicciotti Student Award. Established in 1994, the award honors distinguished researcher Daniel Cubicciotti and assists a praiseworthy student to pursue a career in the physical sciences or engineering. First prize recipients receive a plaque and US $2,000 prize. In addition, up to two students receive Honorable Mentions consisting of framed certificates and US $500 prizes. (more…)

The Electrochemical Society hosted Prof. John A. Rogers’ live online webinar, “Microfluidic Systems for the Skin: Quantitative Sensing of Biomarkers in Sweat,” on June 23, 2021. Below are answers to questions posed during the presentation.

NOTE: Registration is required to view the webinar.

Professor John A. Rogers is the Louis Simpson and Kimberly Querrey Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, and Neurological Surgery at Northwestern University, with affiliate appointments in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Chemistry. He is also Director of Northwestern’s recently endowed Querrey Simpson Institute for Bioelectronics. Rogers completed an SM in physics and chemistry in 1992, and PhD in physical chemistry in 1995, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was a Junior Fellow in the Harvard University Society of Fellows from 1995 to 1997; worked at Bell Labs from 1997 to 2002; then served on the faculty of the University of Illinois for 13 years. Rogers received many important awards including a MacArthur Fellowship and membership in the National Academies of Engineering, Sciences, Medicine, Inventors, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Rogers has published more than 750 papers, is a co-inventor on more than 100 patents, and co-founded several successful technology companies.   (more…)

Chockkalingam (Chock) Karuppaiah
Founder and Chairman, Vetri Labs, U.S.
Chief Technology Officer, Ohmium, U.S.

Date: July 14, 2021
Time: 1300h ET
Sponsor: Gamry Instruments & Hiden Analytical

Be it improving energy density or cycle life or reducing cost, understanding the failure modes of batteries in a non-destructive mode is critical during the design, product development, and manufacturing of lithium ion batteries. Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS) provides the ability to access and decouple the failure modes based on the processes’ time scale. Analysis of recorded EIS can be done either through phenomenological modelling or equivalent circuit modelling, with each having its own pros and cons.

This webinar reviews the basics of applying EIS for understanding the phenomena in lithium ion batteries, the experimental details and protocols, and the types of models with a few case studies. (more…)

The ECS Interface summer 2021 issue is now available to read online. This issue features the theme: High-Temperature Corrosion in Advanced Energy Systems. Dev Chidambaram, Professor of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, is our guest editor. Rob Kelly, Interface Editor, would like to give you a first glimpse into our recent issue.

Special Features
High-Temperature Corrosion in Advanced Energy Systems
by Dev Chidambaram

Corrosion in Advanced Nuclear Reactors
by Gary S. Was and Todd R. Allen

Corrosion in Molten Salts for Solar Thermal Power
by Kodi Summers and Dev Chidambaram

Corrosion by Hot CO2 Gases
by David J. Young and Jianqiang Zhang

Perseverance Rover Lands on Mars
by E. Jennings Taylor and Gregory S. Jackson (more…)

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Unsure of when to begin a new job search? With The Electrochemical Society Career Center, start looking for your next job opportunity today.

In a normal job market, it can take up to six months to find an acceptable position, and the interviewing process can push the start date even further. However, if job postings are unusually plentiful and competition is low, the chances of finding a job quickly improves. (more…)

ECS 2020 Annual Report cover imageECS announces the release of Adapting and Advancing, the 2020 Annual Report of The Electrochemical Society.

“The COVID-19 pandemic, with the compounding crises of faltering economies, social unrest, and science denial on an unimaginable scale, changed virtually every aspect of how we live and work,” said Stefan De Gendt, ECS President, 2020-2021. “Casting aside our best laid plans, the Society was forced to adapt and innovate in order to continue to support, convene, and advocate for our science. Together, we achieved our goals and realized the mission.”

Spotlight on 2020

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