Students submitted 41 posters to the 239th ECS Meeting Z01 General Student Poster Session. Judges reviewed the digital presentations and chose the following for awards. Congratulations to the winners!

Please take a moment to celebrate the excellent work of the authors listed below. If you missed viewing the poster presentations, they are accessible online through June 26, 2021. There is no fee, however registration for the meeting is required. (more…)

This year’s Annual Society Business Meeting (ASBM) takes place virtually via webinar on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at 1400h EDT. The meeting is open to all ECS members; registration for the 239th ECS Meeting is required to participate in the ASBM.

Looking back and ahead

At the ASBM, which is held annually during the ECS spring meeting, the Society reviews the past year’s successes and challenges and outlines plans for the coming year.

This year, a special ceremony will be held immediately following the ASBM to announce recent award winners and recognize some of our volunteers’ past service. (more…)

It’s LIVE NOW!

Take a smart step: view the Digital Exhibitor & Vendor Guide (DEVguide)!

In today’s world, where everything is digital, the DEVguide is the perfect way to reach your target audience. Grab their attention as our community views the latest products in electrochemistry and solid state science in real time. Effortless navigation is at your fingertips as the DEVguide easily navigates on any platform. 

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A special livestream event at the 239th ECS Meeting with IMCS18 features representatives of a subcommittee of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Basic Energy Science Advisory Committee (BESAC) reporting on research and requesting input on the future of international scientific research. “Benchmarking Innovation: The Future of International Scientific Research” takes place on June 1, from 1400-1500h EDT after which the content will be available through June 26, 2021. The 239th ECS Meeting with IMCS18 is digital. There is no cost to participate, however pre-registration is required.

Benchmark Study

The BESAC subcommittee is conducting an international benchmark study with the goal of identifying key areas of its mission-relevant research and facility capabilities in which U.S. leadership is most challenged. The presenters will also advise participants on new ways to leverage limited resources and identify incentives to attract and retain scientific talent. The session includes a live panel discussion and moderated Q&A. (more…)

ECS TransactionsECS Transactions presents its latest publication, “239th ECS Meeting with the 18th International Meeting on Chemical Sensors (IMCS) May 30, 2021 – June 3, 2021 Chicago, USA.” Volume 102, Issues 1-5, features 52 exclusive 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. Questions? Contact ECST@electrochem.org for more information.

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

Marc Koper

Marc Koper

Koper Delivers Bard Award Address on June 3

The Electrochemical Society (ECS) honored Marc Koper, Professor of Surface Chemistry and Catalysis at Universiteit Leiden, Netherlands, with the 2021 ECS Allen J. Bard Award in Electrochemical Science. He will deliver his Award Address, “Electrochemistry of Platinum: New Views on an Old Problem,” at the 239th ECS Meeting with IMCS18. The address can be seen live online at 0900h EDT, Thursday, June 3, after which it will be available through June 26, 2021. There is no cost to participate, however pre-registration is required.

Bard Award Address

Koper’s address, “Electrochemistry of Platinum: New Views on an Old Problem,” presents his research group’s recent work on understanding the surface chemistry of platinum in an aqueous electrolyte, by combining single-crystal electrochemistry, density functional theory calculations, ultra-high-vacuum modeling, in situ spectroscopy, and in situ electrochemical scanning tunneling microscopy. Platinum is the most used electrocatalyst in electrochemical energy conversion devices such as fuel cells and electrolysers. Koper challenges some existing explanations and interpretations of platinum electrochemistry, and shows the sometimes surprising surface disordering of platinum that happens at both positive (anodic) and negative (cathodic) potentials. (more…)

Dr. Rodney Ruoff

Dr. Rodney Ruoff

Dr. Rodney Ruoff delivers the ECS Lecture on May 31

The ECS Lecture at the Plenary Session of the 239th ECS Meeting with IMCS18 will be delivered by Dr. Rodney Ruoff, Distinguished Professor in the Departments of Chemistry and Materials Science, and the School of Energy Science and Chemical Engineering at the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), South Korea, and Director of the Center for Multidimensional Carbon Materials (CMCM). The Plenary Session is from 2100-2200h EST on Monday, May 31, after which the content will be available through June 26, 2021. The 239th ECS Meeting with IMCS18 takes place in a digital format. There is no cost to participate, however pre-registration is required. (more…)

New deadline is May 7, 2021

Strategically showcase your organization and product(s) in the ECS Digital Exhibitor & Vendor Guide.

Connect to our community!

239th ECS Meeting with IMCS 2021
Digital Meeting
May 30-June 3, 2021
– Important deadlines
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From Visibility to Credibility

Exhibiting and sponsoring at ECS meetings is right for your organization. Strategically showcase your organization and product(s) in the ECS Digital Exhibitor & Vendor Guide:

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Submission deadline: May 14

If you missed the opportunity to submit your abstract, and are interested in participating in our digital event, it is not too late!

The 239th ECS and 18th IMCS meetings will be held and scheduled as fully digital events. Rather than travelling to Chicago, all presenting authors are requested to submit digital presentation files (video, and/or slide deck or poster) in advance of the meeting. These materials will be available to all global attendees for on-demand viewing throughout the meeting dates.

The submission site for late presentations is currently open. Make sure to submit your abstract before May 14. (more…)

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