Most recently, Thermo Fisher Scientific’s CEO Marc Casper announced the company’s goal to produce 5 million coronavirus tests per week. (more…)
In an article published on the University of Waterloo blog, Amini says although most in-person classes, events, and research operations are now remote, which presents its challenges, it also presents many opportunities. (more…)
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has released a memorandum, entitled, “Administrative Relief for Recipients and Applicants of Federal Financial Assistance Directly Impacted by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) due to Loss of Operations.” According to NSF, the purpose is to implement flexibilities authorized by Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Memorandum M-20-17 from specific administrative, financial management, and audit requirements contained in 2 CFR Part 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards, without compromising accountability requirements. The document highlights flexibilities that are applicable to NSF proposers and awardees affected by the loss of operational capacity and increased costs due to the COVID-19 crisis. Learn what they are, here. (more…)
The ECS community is one-of-a-kind. Researchers, engineers, students, established professionals, and early career researchers in the electrochemical and solid state science and technology, and allied fields rely on the Society as a trusted resource throughout their careers.
From networking events, professional development workshops, biannual meetings, ECS’s journals, and more, The Electrochemical Society is a platform that touches many aspects of our members’ professional lives. (more…)
Last November, ECS Executive Director and CEO Christopher Jannuzzi and ECS Director of Community Engagement Shannon Reed attended the Chemical Sciences Roundtable (CSR) Electrochemistry Workshop in Washington, DC, which focused on the Advances, Challenges, and Long-Term Opportunities in Electrochemistry: Addressing Societal Needs.
The event, hosted by NAS and NSF, explored how electrochemistry can transform technologies related to various applications. The focus was on the instrumentation, education, and other needs required to advance the electrochemical field. (more…)
As the world continues to quarantine at home, practice social distancing, and staying six feet away, it’s the perfect time to catch up on an unlimited supply of research papers in your favorite TIA!
From March 30-April 5, ECS will take down the paywall to the entire ECS Digital Library on IOPscience, making over 160,000 scientific articles and abstracts free and accessible to everyone. The week supports ECS’s long-term vision of Free the Science by providing access to all in order to further advance the research. (more…)
Young students entering the science field take on a significant amount of new material and learning in the classrooms, but that doesn’t mean we can’t learn just as much from them, too! ECS student chapters, ran and created by students themselves, inspire us every day. Their remarkable accomplishments and contributions to the Society not only help guide and encourage talented scientists and engineers around them but also contribute to the future and growth of the sciences. (more…)
Interested in Fuel Cells, Electrolyzers, and Energy Conversion? Batteries and Energy Storage? Corrosion Science and Technology? All of the above and more? You can enjoy the latest articles in your favorite Topical Interest Areas (TIA) by updating your “Communication Preferences” on your ECS profile to receive ECS’s Digital Library Weekly Digest emails. Simply select your areas of particular interest to stay up-to-date on the most recent publications in your field! (more…)
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At ECS, we are committed to your success as a valued member of the electrochemical and solid state science and technology community. We offer many resources to help you throughout your education, career, and across your research interests. (more…)
Our research community is grappling with problems that can change the future for the Earth—and discover more about Mars. And pioneers are creating innovative technology applications that touch virtually everyone’s lives—through the electronics we use to the medical devices that keep us alive. Opportunities abound in the theory and practice of our burgeoning field, with new discoveries and applications developed practically every day. (more…)