Dr. Ahok Vijh

The ECS Canada Section is now accepting nominations for the Canada Section Electrochemical Award, established in 1981 to recognize significant contributions to the advancement of electrochemistry in Canada. The recipient’s achievements are recognized with a gold medal at the section’s 2022 annual meeting.

This award is conferred every four years. Ashok Vijh, a distinguished scientist and founding member of the Hydro-Québec Institute of Research, received the last award in 2018.

Consider your fellow Canada Section electrochemists and acknowledge their hard work by submitting a nomination today! Please review the full award details carefully before completing the application.

The ECS Canada Section bestows four awards that are part of the ECS Honors and Awards Program—a program that has recognized scientific accomplishments in the Society’s disciplines for decades.

Learn more about the ECS Canada Section awards and the ECS Honors and Awards Program!

ECS Sensors Plus

The Electrochemical Society (ECS) is seeking candidates to serve as the founding Editor-in-Chief (EIC) of ECS Sensors Plus, a journal in the process of being launched in 2021.

ECS Sensors Plus is a multidisciplinary, open access journal that provides an international platform to publish high-quality impactful articles and promote scholarly communication and interactions among scientists, engineers, and technologists whose primary interests are focused on mechanisms, materials, structures, properties, performance, and characterization of sensing and detection devices and systems, including sensor arrays, networks, and actuators. The goal of ECS Sensors Plus, as a one-stop shop journal for sensors, is to advance the fundamental science and understanding of sensors and detection technologies for efficient monitoring and control of industrial processes and the environment, and improving quality of life and human health.

Nomination timeline

Nomination submission opens: May 18, 2021
Nomination submission closes: June 17, 2021

Extended – Nomination submission closes: September 1, 2021

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Call for Nominations: Editor-in-Chief

ECS Sensors Plus

The Electrochemical Society (ECS) is seeking candidates to serve as the founding Editor-in-Chief (EIC) of ECS Sensors Plus, a journal in the process of being launched in 2021.

ECS Sensors Plus is a multidisciplinary, open access journal that provides an international platform to publish high-quality impactful articles and promote scholarly communication and interactions among scientists, engineers, and technologists whose primary interests are focused on mechanisms, materials, structures, properties, performance, and characterization of sensing and detection devices and systems, including sensor arrays, networks, and actuators. The goal of ECS Sensors Plus, as a one-stop shop journal for sensors, is to advance the fundamental science and understanding of sensors and detection technologies for efficient monitoring and control of industrial processes and the environment, and improving quality of life and human health.

Nomination timeline

Nomination submission opens: May 18, 2021
Nomination submission closes: June 17, 2021 (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…)

Linford AwardNominations now accepted

Application deadline: April 15, 2021

The Henry B. Linford Award for Distinguished Teaching was established in 1981 for excellence in teaching in subject areas of interest to The Electrochemical Society.

The award consists of a silver medal and plaque with a bronze replica, both bearing the recipient’s name. Recipients also receive US $2,500; complimentary meeting registration for the award recipient and a companion; a dinner held in the recipient’s honor during the designated meeting; and Life Membership in the Society. The award is presented at a designated Society meeting. At that meeting, the winner is asked to deliver an address on a subject related to the contributions for which the award is presented. (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…)

Nomination deadline is February 1, 2021.

Nominations for the prestigious honor of Fellow of The Electrochemical Society are now being accepted.  The award was established in 1989 to recognize advanced individual technological contributions in the field of electrochemical and solid state science and technology—and active membership and involvement in Society affairs. Each year, ECS inducts a maximum of fifteen distinguished members to hold the title of Fellow. (more…)

Application Deadline: April 15, 2021

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2022 Vittorio de Nora Award.  The Vittorio de Nora Award was established in 1971 to recognize distinguished contributions to the field of electrochemical engineering and technology. Learn more!

The award consists of a gold medal and a plaque that contains a bronze replica thereof, both bearing the recipient’s name; a $7,500 prize; 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 winner will be invited to deliver the de Nora award address (on a subject related to his/her contributions to the field) at the meeting where the prize is awarded. (more…)

Nomination Opens September 15, 2020

Presented: Fall meeting 2021
Recipient qualifications

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…)

Nomination DeadlineOctober 1, 2020

The ECS Olin Palladium Award was established in 1950 to recognize distinguished contributions to the field of electrochemical or corrosion science. Past recipients of the ECS Olin Palladium Award are among the most distinguished leaders of the electrochemistry field, including 2019 Chemistry Nobel Laureate, John Goodenough.

The award recognizes outstanding contributions to the fundamental understanding of all types of electrochemical and corrosion phenomena and processes. The recipient does not need to be a member of The Electrochemical Society. There are no restrictions or reservations regarding age, sex, race, citizenship, or place of origin or residence. (more…)

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