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The Electrochemical Society (ECS) Board of Directors has appointed Professor Rohan Akolkar of Case Western Reserve University as inaugural Editor-in-Chief (EIC) of ECS Advances (ECSA). ECSA is the only Gold Open Access journal in the Society’s publications portfolio that spans the full collection of topical interest areas (TIA) represented at ECS. Prof. Akolkar has been a member of the ECS Joint Journal Editorial Board following appointment by the ECS Publications Subcommittee as an Associate Editor for the Journal of The Electrochemical Society Electrochemical and Electroless Deposition TIA on September 1, 2019.

Join us in welcoming Prof. Akolkar to the ECS Publications leadership team by cooperating and collaborating with him as he implements a new vision for ECSA aiming to make a strong and lasting impact on the scholarly record.

Rohan Akolkar


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…)

New deadline: October 21, 2023

Submit your nomination


The Electrochemical Society (ECS) is continuing its search for candidates to serve as Editor-in-Chief (EIC) of ECS Advances (the journal, ECSA). (more…)