These are the 2020 updated deadlines and submission guidelines for division, section, and student chapter news to be considered for Interface.

2020 Submission Deadlines for Divisions, Sections, & Student Chapters
Interface Issue Submission Deadline Anticipated Publication Date
Spring January 15, 2020 March 27, 2020
Summer April 15, 2020 June 26, 2020
Fall July 15, 2020 September 25, 2020
Winter October 15, 2020 December 25, 2020


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Nominations Deadline: April 15, 2017

OBE DivisionThe ECS Organic and Biological Electrochemistry (OBE) Division is currently accepting nominations:

OBE Division Manuel M. Baizer Award: established in 1992 to recognize individuals for their 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 synthesis, mechanistic studies, engineering of processes, electrocatalysis, devices such as sensors, pollution control, and separation/recovery. (Specifically excluded are the development of electroanalytical methods and purely physical electrochemistry). The award is sponsored by The Electrosynthesis Company, Inc. and Monsanto Company.

The award consists of a scroll, and a $1,000 prize. The recipient is required to attend the spring 2018 biannual meeting in Seattle, WA to present an award lecture.

The OBE Division Award is part of ECS Honors & Awards Program, one that has recognized professional and volunteer achievement within our multi-disciplinary sciences for decades. Learn more about various forms of ECS recognition and those who share the spotlight as past award winners.

Nominate a colleague today!

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Join Additional Primary Divisions!

Attention prospective and current ECS members! Did you know? As of this year, you can belong to more than one primary division!


Each ECS division corresponds to a topical interest area. ECS has seven electrochemistry divisions and six solid state science and technology divisions: