ECS Seeks JES Editor-in-Chief

The Electrochemical Society (ECS) is seeking candidates to serve as the Editor-in-Chief (EIC) of the Journal of The Electrochemical Society (JES), (the Journal). 

JES is a multidisciplinary journal that provides an international platform for the publication of high-quality impactful articles, and promotes scholarly communication and interaction among scientists, engineers, and technologists in the fields of electrochemistry and intersecting topics.

Nomination timeline

Nomination submissions open: March 1, 2024
Extended deadline: April 30, 2024

The EIC’s term begins following approval by the ECS Board of Directors. (more…)

Register for Stephen Burkhardt’s February 22 seminar

Join the ECS Detroit Section for Stephen Burkhardt‘s presentation, “Building an EV Spec Li-S Battery from the Ground Up.”

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Posted in Batteries, Education
244th Z01 General Student Poster Session Award Winners

244th Z01 General Student Poster Session Award Winners (from left to right): Gianmarco Gabrieli, Amina Lahrichi, and Ho Lun Chan. Photo courtesy of Marie Ullnert, Happy Visuals

Among the many exciting symposia and activities planned for PRiME 2024—a joint international meeting of The Electrochemical Society (ECS), ECS Japan Section (ECSJ), and the Korean Electrochemical Society (KECS)—the General Student Poster Competition stands out as a unique opportunity for student authors to showcase their research and vie for prestigious awards. The competition, which takes place from 1800-2000h on Tuesday, October 8, 2024, at the Hawaiian Convention Center in Honolulu, promises to be a highlight of the conference.

Eligibility Criteria

The General Student Poster Competition is an excellent platform for student authors to present their research findings. To participate, students are required to: (more…)

Dr. Xu Lu
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering Program
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)

Date: February 14, 2024
Time: 1000–1100h ET
Sponsors: Scribner, LLC and Hiden Analytical



Image courtesy of U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office’s Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Program.

The Journal of The Electrochemical Society is publishing a focus issue in connection with the Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells and Water Electrolyzers 24 (PEFC&WE 24) symposium at the PRiME 2024 Meeting of The Electrochemical Society.

All aspects of PEMFC and PEMWE durability are considered: (more…)


The collaboration between The Electrochemical Society (ECS) and Society of Vacuum Coaters (SVC) has been set in motion! The goal? Rolling out joint programming during each organization’s 2026 meetings! While planning is already underway, what better way to get acquainted than to share a few moments with ECS’ Executive Director and CEO, Christopher J. Jannuzzi, and SVC’s Executive Director, Frank Zimone. (more…)

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ECS Job Opening: Meetings Coordinator

Reports to: Director of Meetings                                                
Classification: Full-Time Exempt


Assists with the development, organization, and planning of the technical program content for ECS meetings (biannual, satellite, and other sponsored events) and with overall logistics of the meetings (hotel, food and beverage, staff travel, marketing, etc.). Provides a high level of customer service and technical support to division leadership, symposium organizers, meeting presenters, and meeting attendees. (more…)

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2024 ECS Society Officers Election

We are pleased to announce the candidates for ECS Society Officers positions in the upcoming election.

The early months of each year are an exciting time at ECS, when the officers’ election takes place from January through March. Elected officers constitute the organization’s executive committee and include the following positions: president, three vice presidents, secretary, and treasurer.

This year, we vote for the new President, 3rd Vice President, and Secretary. Voting begins January 15. We encourage all ECS members to exercise their right to vote. Read the candidates’ bios and candidacy statements below, followed by voting instructions.

Vote now! Voting closes at 2400h, March 15, 2024 


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Register for Dr. Yiyang Li’s January 25 seminar

Join the ECS Detroit Section for Dr. Yiyang Li’s presentation, “Understanding Li-ion Batteries By (Dis) Charging One Particle at a Time,” on January 25, 2024.

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The ECS Georgia Section recognized the 2023 ECS Georgia Section Outstanding Student Achievement Award winners, Habin Park of Georgia Institute of Technology, and Fengyi Zhao of Emory University, at their fall section meeting on October 26, 2023, at the Georgia Institute of Technology. At the meeting, Habin Park delivered his award lecture, “Sustainable Green Hydrogen Production via Innovative Engineering in Anion-Exchange Membrane Alkaline Water Electrolysis.” Fengyi Zhao’s talk was titled “Direct operando observation of surface charge build-up on TiO2 photoanode under water oxidation conditions by Electric Field induced Second Harmonic Generation.” Congratulations, Habin and Fengyi! (more…)