2021 ECS Europe Section Heinz Gerischer Award

Call for Nominations

Nominations are sought for an individual or a small group of individuals (no more than three) who have made an outstanding contribution to the science of semiconductor electrochemistry and photoelectrochemistry, including the underlying areas of physical and materials chemistry of significance to this field.

The ECS Europe Section Heinz Gerischer Award consists of a commemorative plaque and a prize of EUR 2,000. If needed, financial assistance is provided for non-reimbursed travel expenses incurred to receive the award (not to exceed EUR 1,000).

Nominations can be made by a single scientist or a group of scientists. Self-nomination is not permitted. The nomination package should include the following documents:

  • Letter of nomination highlighting the nominee’s contributions to the field(s) outlined above
  • CV and list of publications
  • Copies of the nominee’s four most important papers (or patents)
  • Letters of support (up to five) from scientists in the field.

The nomination deadline is September 30, 2020. The award rules are on the ECS website. The preferred method to submit the nomination is via the ECS awards portal


For further information on ECS awards, please contact ECS by phone at 609.737.1902 ext. 124 or email to awards@electrochem.org, or Europe Section Chair Renata Solarska, rsolarska@gmail.com.


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