Award Sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Research & Development

The ECS Battery Division Student Research Award recognizes promising young engineers and scientists in the field of electrochemical power sources and encourages recipients to initiate or continue careers in the field. Mercedes-Benz Research & Development generously sponsors the award.

Congratulations to the 2020 award winners, Matthias Künzel of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, and Julian Self of the University of California Berkeley. (more…)

2020 ECS Corrosion Division Morris Cohen Graduate Student Award Goes to Chao Liu

Each year, the ECS Corrosion Division recognizes outstanding academic achievements in corrosion science and/or engineering through the Morris Cohen Graduate Student Award. Congratulations to the 2020 Corrosion Division Morris Cohen Graduate Student Award winner, Chao (Gilbert) Liu of the Shell Technology Center. (more…)

Congratulations to Aicheng Chen, the 2020 Canada Section R. C. Jacobsen Award recipient!

Dr. Aicheng Chen is Professor of Chemistry, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Electrochemistry and Nanoscience, and Director of the Electrochemical Technology Centre (ETC) at the University of Guelph, Canada. He received his MSc from Xiamen University, China, under the supervision of Prof. S.-G. Sun, and his PhD from the University of Guelph in 1998 under the direction of Prof. J. Lipkowski. After working in the chemical industry as Research Scientist and Electrochemical Specialist for four years, Chen joined Lakehead University, Canada, as Assistant Professor in 2002. He was promoted to Associate Professor in 2005, Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in 2006, and Professor in 2010. He received a Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Senior Fellowship in 2006 to work with Prof. B. Ohtani at Hokkaido University, Japan. During his 2008 sabbatical, Dr. Chen worked with Prof. R. Compton as a visiting scholar at Oxford University, England. He joined the University of Guelph in 2017. (more…)

Z. Jung Fang and Yamin Zhang receive the 2020 ECS Georgia Section Outstanding Student Achievement Awards

Established in 2011, the Georgia Section Outstanding Student Achievement Award recognizes academic accomplishments in any area of science or engineering in which electrochemical and/or solid state science and technology is the central consideration. To qualify, applicants must be (1) students pursuing PhDs at universities in Georgia, (2) nominated by a university faculty member, and (3) ECS members at the time of nomination. (more…)

Congratulations to Keegan Adair, winner of the 2020 ECS Canada Section Student Award.

The Canada Section Student Award is one of four awards in the ECS Canada Section recognition program. Established in 1987, the award recognizes promising young engineers and scientists in the field of electrochemical power sources. It is intended to encourage the recipients to initiate or continue careers in the field. The recipient is a student pursuing a PhD at a Canadian university in any area of science or engineering in which electrochemical science and technology and/or solid state science and technology is the central consideration.

This year’s winner, Keegan Adair, received his BSc in chemistry from the University of British Columbia in 2016. He is currently a PhD candidate in Professor Xueliang (Andy) Sun’s Nanomaterials and Energy Group at the University of Western Ontario. Recognition of Adair’s work includes the Ontario Graduate Scholarship and the NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship-Doctoral award. (more…)

Deadline: October 1, 2020

The Carl Wagner Memorial Award was established in 1980 to recognize 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.

The award consists of a silver medal and a corresponding wall plaque; $7,500 (USD); complimentary meeting registration for the award recipient and companion; a dinner held in the recipient’s honor during the designated meeting: and Society Life Membership. The next Wagner Award will be recognized at the 239th ECS Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, in October 2021. There the recipient will deliver a general address on a subject related to the contributions for which the award is being presented. (more…)

Saket Bhargava

The ECS Industrial Electrochemistry and Electrochemical Engineering Division Student Achievement Award recognizes and rewards promising young engineers and scientists in fields pertaining to this division. This year’s recipient, Saket Bhargava, is a PhD student in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). His work with Paul Kenis’ research group focuses on using flow electrolyzers to develop system-level process intensification approaches and studying the effects of intensified process conditions on the activity, selectivity, and energy efficiency for CO2 electroreduction to value-added chemicals. His award talk is titled, “System-Level Approaches for Intensifying the CO2 Electrolysis Process.”

The IEEE Division Student Achievement Award was established in 1989. It includes a framed certificate and $1,000 (USD) prize. The annual nomination deadline is September 15. (more…)

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…)

The nomination deadline for the IE&EE Division New Electrochemical Technology (NET) Award has been extended to July 15, 2020!  Take advantage of this extension to submit your nominations today!

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Nominations are now being accepted for the 2020 ECS Georgia Section Outstanding Student Achievement Award for a student pursuing a PhD at a university in Georgia.

The ECS Georgia Section Outstanding Student Achievement Award was established in 2011 to recognize academic accomplishments in any area of science or engineering in which electrochemical and/or solid state science and technology is the central consideration.

To qualify for the award, the nominee must be a student pursuing a PhD at a university in Georgia; nominated by a university faculty member; and a member of ECS at the time of the nomination.

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