Focus Issue on Women in Electrochemistry

To celebrate and promote the many achievements of women investigating the myriad aspects of electrochemistry, the Journal of The Electrochemical Society is announcing a focus issue on Women in Electrochemistry, to be published in 2022. The Electrochemical Society (ECS) celebrates the achievements of women researchers from all over the world with the aim of reducing gender inequality in STEM.

The issue is open to research papers and communications reporting new research results, methods papers discussing analytical techniques and standards, review papers looking at the history and development of specific fields, and perspectives on the future of certain areas of research. Showcasing the outstanding work of a growing list of eminent and talented female scientists, it pulls together the entire scope of topical interest areas covered by the Journal of The Electrochemical Society. In addition, the issue will be edited by 50 top female scientists from around the world, with their direct input on the peer-review of each submission.

The sole requirement for submission is that a female researcher is the primary author or co-author responsible for the study reported or opinions expressed. Male co-authors are welcome, as the issue aims to celebrate the diversity of our community, in addition to the important advances being made by women in the sciences.

This virtual issue welcomes submissions in all topical interest areas of the Journal of The Electrochemical Society and papers covering the following topics:

  • Batteries and Energy Storage
  • Corrosion Science and Technology
  • Electrochemical/Electroless Deposition
  • Electrochemical Engineering
  • Fuel Cells, Electrolyzers, and Energy Conversion
  • Organic and Bioelectrochemistry
  • Physical and Analytical Electrochemistry, Electrocatalysis, and Photoelectrochemistry
  • Sensors
  • Historical perspectives of Women in Electrochemistry
  • Challenges and issues faced by women researchers, potential solutions, policy changes, etc.

Accepting Submissions: August 5, 2021 | Submission Deadline: November 3, 2021

 (When submitting, indicate that the paper is intended for the Women in Electrochemistry focus issue)

Visit the ECS website for author submission instructions and requirements of each article type.

Guest Editors

Izumi Kubo, Soka University, Japan |
Yuko Ueno, Chuo University, Japan |
Lina Sun, Yamagata University, Japan |
Sayoko Shironita, Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan |
Hikari Sakabe, AIST, Japan |
Yukari Sato, AIST, Japan |
Karolin Jiptner, Yamagata University, Japan |
Bingwei Mao, Xiamen University, China |
Xiue Jiang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China |
Junying Zhang, Beihang University, China |
Chaofang Dong, The University of Science and Technology Beijing, China |
Pratima Solanki, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India |
Chetna Dhand, CSIR-Advanced Materials and Processes Research Institute, India |
Priyanka Sabherwal, University of Bombay, India |
Sumana Gajjala, National Physical Laboratory, India |
Sonu Gandhi, DBT-National Institute of Animal Biotechnology (NIAB), India |
Shweta Rana, Panjab University, India |
Nirmal Prabhakar, Panjab University, India |
Cecilia de Carvalho Castro e Silva, Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, Brazil |
Elisama Vieira Dos Santos, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil |
Emmanuelle Sá Freitas Feitosa, Universidade Federal do Sul e Sudeste do Pará, Brazil |
Maiara Oliveira Salles, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil |
María Escudero Escribano, Københavns Universitet, Denmark |
Christina Bock, National Research Council of Canada, Canada |
Roya Maboudin, University of California, Berkeley, U.S. |
Simona Badilescu, Concordia University, Canada |
Harshini Mukundan, Los Alamos National Laboratory, U.S. |
Rebecca Schmidt, Sandia National Laboratories, U.S. |
Mieko Hirabayashi, Sandia National Laboratories, U.S. |
Leyla Soleymani, McMaster University, Canada |
Bonnie Gray, Simon Fraser University, Canada |
Jessca Koehne, NASA AMES, U.S. |
Trisha L. Andrew, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, U.S. |
Anne Co, Ohio State University, U.S. |
Elizabeth J. Podlaha-Murphy, Clarkson University, U.S. |
Svitlana Pylypenko, Colorado School of Mines, U.S. |
Debra Rolison, Naval Research Laboratory, U.S. |
Mei Shen, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, U.S. |
Moran Balaish, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S. |
Ritu Kataky, Durham University, U.K. |
Raluca-Ioana Stefan-van Staden, Institutul Național de Cercetare-Dezvoltare pentru Electrochimie și Materie Condensată |
Antje J. Baeumner, Universität Regensburg, Germany |
Sannakaisa Virtanen, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany |
Eithne Dempsey, Maynooth University, Ireland |
Ingrid Milošev, Institut Jožef Stefan, Slovenia |
Tebello Nyokong, Rhodes University, South Africa |
Mangaka Matotoe, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa |
Guangzhao Mao, University of New South Wales Sydney, Australia |
Kamonwad Ngamchuea, Suranaree University of Technology, Thailand |
Chochanon Moonla, Suranaree University of Technology, Thailand |

Technical Editor

Ajit Khosla, Yamagata University, Japan |

Contributing Technical Editors

Doron Aurbach, Bar-Ilan University, Israel |
Gerald S. Frankel, The Ohio State University, U.S. |
Takayuki Homma, Waseda University, Japan |
John Harb, Brigham Young University, U.S. |
Xiao-Dong Zhou, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, U.S. |
Janine Mauzeroll, McGill University, Canada |
David E. Cliffel, Vanderbilt University, U.S. |

Associate Editors

Michael Adachi, Simon Fraser University, Canada |
Netz Arroyo, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, U.S. |
Thomas Thundat, University at Buffalo, U.S |


Robert Savinell, Case Western Reserve University, U.S. |

Articles are published in a standard issue of the journal as they are accepted. If selected at submission, accepted papers are published online in the ECS Digital Library within 24 hours of scheduling for publication. The version of record is published online within approximately 10 days of final acceptance.

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