July 15 is the nomination deadline for the ECS Pacific Northwest Section Electrochemistry Research Award Sponsored by Gamry Instruments

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The ECS Honors and Awards Program and ECS Pacific Northwest Section are pleased to announce the new ECS Pacific Northwest Section Electrochemistry Research Award Sponsored by Gamry Instruments. The section established the award to recognize excellence in electrochemistry and solid state science and technology research. Gamry Instruments generously sponsors the award.

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DST DivisionThe ECS Dielectric Science and Technology (DS&T) Division is offering the prestigious Thomas D. Callinan Award in 2022. Nominations are invited and must be received by August 1, 2021.

The award was established to encourage excellence in dielectric investigations, the preparation of high-quality science and technology papers and patents, and publication in the Journal of The Electrochemical Society. Outstanding contributions to the field of dielectric science and technology are also recognized.

The winner is recognized at the 241st ECS Meeting in Vancouver, Canada, in spring 2022, where he/she will present a lecture to the DS&T Division. The award consists of a framed certificate and US $1,500 prize. Financial assistance is available to facilitate attending the meeting where the award is presented. Financial assistance is available to facilitate attending the meeting where the award is presented. (more…)

Society Awards

Linford Award

Henry B. Linford Award for Distinguished Teaching

ECS recognizes excellence in teaching in subject areas of interest to the Society through this award. Winners receive a silver medal and plaque with a bronze replica thereof; US $2,500; complimentary ECS biannual meeting registration for the award recipient and a companion; dinner in the recipient’s honor, and ECS Life Membership. Nomination deadline: April 15, 2021

Vittorio de Nora Award

Vittorio de Nora Award in Electrochemical Engineering and Technology Award

Distinguished contributions to the field of electrochemical engineering and technology are acknowledged by this award. It consists of a gold medal and plaque with a bronze replica thereof; US $7,500; complimentary ECS biannual meeting registration for the award recipient and a companion; dinner in the recipient’s honor; and ECS Life Membership. Nomination deadline: April 15, 20201 (more…)

Vittorio de Nora AwardNominations are now being accepted

Application Deadline: April 15, 2021

The Vittorio de Nora Award was established in 1971 to recognize distinguished contributions to the field of electrochemical engineering and technology.

The award consists of a gold medal and plaque with a bronze replica, both bearing the recipient’s name; US $7,500; complimentary meeting registration for the award recipient and companion; a dinner held in the recipient’s honor during the designated meeting; and Life Membership in the Society. The award is bestowed at the 241st ECS Meeting from May 29 to June 2, 2022, in Vancouver, Canada. The recipient delivers a general address at that meeting on a subject related to the contributions for which the award is being presented. (more…)

Through the Daniel Cubicciotti Student Award, the ECS San Francisco Section assists a deserving student in Northern California pursue a career in the physical sciences or engineering.  The award, established in 1994, is given annually in honor of spirited researcher and innovator Daniel Cubicciotti. The award winner receives an etched metal plaque and US $2,000. In addition, up to two honorable mentions receive a framed certificate and US $500. 

The 2020 recipients of the Daniel Cubicciotti Student Award are: (more…)

Profs. Isamu Akasaki and Nick Holonyak Jr. honored for development of LED lighting

For Immediate Release

Pennington, NJ – The Electrochemical Society (ECS) is proud to congratulate the 2021 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering winners, Isamu Akasaki, Shuji Nakamura, Nick Holonyak, Jr., M. George Craford, and Russell Dupuis. The 2021 prize acknowledges their contributions from the initial creation and development of LED lighting its applications. The global impact of ubiquitous LED and solid state lighting has contributed tremendously to reducing energy consumption and addressing climate change. Akasaki, Nakamura, Holonyak, Jr., Craford, and Dupuis have interacted with The Electrochemical Society (ECS) throughout their careers, publishing much of their critical research in Society journals. Akasaki and Holonyak, Jr. are ECS Life Members. (more…)

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Nominations deadline: January 15, 2021

Nominations are now being accepted for the ECS Organic and Biological Electrochemistry Division (OBE) Manuel M. Baizer Award sponsored by The Electrosynthesis Company, Inc. and Monsanto Company.

The award was established in 1992 to recognize outstanding scientific achievements in the electrochemistry of organics and organometallic compounds, carbon-based polymers and biomass—whether fundamental or applied—and including, but not limited to: (more…)

J. Bruce Wagner, Jr., ECS President (1983-1984)

New nomination deadline: February 1, 2021

The deadline for nominations for the J. Bruce Wagner, Jr. Award has been extended to February 1, 2021. The award was established by the ECS High Temperature Materials Division (H-Temp) in 1998 to recognize a young Society member who has demonstrated exceptional promise for a successful career in science and/or technology in the field of high temperature materials. The award consists of a framed certificate and a $1,000 prize.

Please review the award rules carefully before completing the application. View the list of distinguished past recipients. (more…)

ECS is pleased to announce the winners of the PRiME 2020 symposia-funded best poster and presentation awards!

Awards of this type are presented at every ECS meeting thanks to the generous funding of individual symposium sponsors. Please take a moment to celebrate the excellent work of the authors listed below.

If you missed the opportunity to view these presentations, there is still time! All presentations are accessible until November 9, 2020! Pre-registration is required. (more…)

The ECS General Student Poster Session Awards were established in 1993 to acknowledge the excellence of students’ work. The winners’ posters display their understanding of research topics in fields of interest to the Society.

This year, 243 students submitted posters for the PRiME 2020 General Student Poster Session. Of them, three student posters stood out above the rest. The recipients of the PRiME 2020 Z01 General Student Poster Session’s best poster awards are:

1st Place – $1,500 cash award
Jong Hwa Kim
Poster # 142359
Feasibility of LiNbO3 Surface Coating on High-Ni Layered Cathode Materials for Lithium Ion Batteries
Kim received BS in Advanced Materials Engineering for Information and Electronics from Kyung Hee University, Republic of Korea, in 2019. He is pursuing his MS under the guidance of Professor Min-Sik Park at the same university. Kim’s research focuses on improving the performance of cathode materials for lithium ion batteries.
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