Alice Suroviec on juggling home, work—and a transformed tomorrow
For our series, The ECS Community Adapts and Advances, Alice Suroviec describes pandemic-related challenges—and benefits—of being a mother, professor, scientist, researcher, administrator, homeschooler, and crisis manager. Alice is Professor of Bioanalytical Chemistry and Dean of the College of Medical and Natural Sciences at Berry College, Georgia, U.S. Her research focuses on enzymatically modified electrodes for use as biosensors and the use of self-assembled monolayers on gold nanoparticles. Alice is associate editor of the Journal of The Electrochemical Society and guest editor of Interface. Formerly chair of the Division of Physical and Analytical Electrochemistry, Alice now chairs the ECS Ad Hoc Committee on Diversity and Inclusivity, and serves on the ECS Individual Membership Committee and the Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Subcommittee. (more…)
ECS is proud to present Prof. William E. Mustain via webinar on September 23, 2020, at 1000 ET.
Opportunities and Fundamental Challenges for Anion Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells
Prof. William (Bill) Mustain
Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of South Carolina
Date: September 23, 2020
Time: 1000-1100 ET
Jeff Henderson describes coping today and fears for tomorrow
In our series, The ECS Community Adapts and Advances, Jeffrey “Jeff” Henderson opened up about what he and his colleagues are worrying about—and some tips to getting through this unprecedented period. Jeff is a PhD candidate in Physical/Analytical Chemistry under the supervision of Professors Jamie Noël and David Shoesmith at the University of Western Ontario (Western), Canada. His research focuses on the role of alloying elements on the corrosion behavior of Ni-based alloys. Jeff, who works from home with his pet rabbit for company, is very active with the ECS University of Western Ontario Student Chapter. (more…)
Yue Kuo shares words of comfort and encouragement
In our series, The ECS Community Adapts and Advances, Yue Kuo talks about the role of ECS members in solving humanity’s grand challenges, including the pandemic. Yue holds the Dow Professorship in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering with a joint appointment in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University (TAMU). After receiving his BS from National Taiwan University in 1974, Yue earned his PhD at Columbia University, U.S., in 1979. For the next two decades, he worked at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center at Yorktown Heights and Data General Semiconductor Division in Silicon Valley. Throughout his career, Yue has tirelessly donated extraordinary service in many different Society volunteer roles.
Yue Kuo co-chairs two PRiME 2020 session: H03 – TFT Applications in Displays, ICs, and Beyond on Wednesday, October 7, from 1400 – 1810h; and H03 – TFT Device Characteristics and Reliability 1 on Monday, October 5, from 800-1150h. (more…)
ECS is proud to present Dr. Netzahualcóyotl Arroyo Currás (Netz Arroyo) via webinar on September 16, 2020, at 10:00 AM ET.
Adapting Electrochemical Sensing to Population-Scale Monitoring of SARS-CoV-2 Infection Spread
Dr. Netzahualcóyotl (Netz) Arroyo Currás
Assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Date: September 16, 2020
Time: 1000-1100 AM ET (more…)
Nomination Opens September 15, 2020
Presented: Fall meeting 2021
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…)
Janine Mauzeroll on balancing life under COVID-19
In our series, The ECS Community Adapts and Advances, Janine Mauzeroll reflects on balancing professorship and motherhood while home schooling and dealing with loss. Janine is Associate Professor of Chemistry at McGill University, Canada. She received her PhD at the University of Texas at Austin, US, and did her postdoc at the Université de Paris, France. Her research group studies electron transfer reactions using electrochemical and biochemical methods and scanning electrochemical microscopy to study transport events in and out of human cancer cells. Janine serves as technical editor for the organic and bioelectrochemistry (OBE) technical interest area of the Journal of The Electrochemical Society. (more…)
Chris Beasley and Gamry step up to today’s challenges
Chris Beasley is upbeat about the future while recognizing the challenges of the present. He is Marketing Manager in Electrochemistry at Gamry Instruments where he has worked for 10 years. Gamry Instruments designs and builds precision electrochemical instrumentation and accessories. Chris received his BS magna cum laude in Chemistry from Kutztown University in 2000 and completed his PhD in Chemistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2010.
Gamry is an ECS Institutional Member at the Benefactor Level. Chris serves on the ECS Sponsorship Committee. (more…)
ECS is proud to present Chad D. Vecitis via webinar on August 26, 2020, at 1:00 pm ET.