Electrodeposition Division Research Award

Nomination period: October 15 – January 15, annually 
Presented: ECS fall meeting, annually

The Electrodeposition Division Early Career Investigator Award was established in 1979 to recognize outstanding research contributions to the field of electrodeposition and encourage publication of high quality papers in this field in the Journal of The Electrochemical Society (JES).

Eligibility criteria
  • Has made some recent outstanding achievement in, or contribution to, the field of electrodeposition.
  • Is authors or co-authors of a paper or papers (one of which must have appeared in the Journal of Electrochemistry (JES) or another ECS publication) reporting this new achievement.
  • Patent literature may also be considered as supporting evidence if the achievement has been the subject of letters of patent.
Nomination guidelines

A complete nomination package includes:

  • Electronic Nomination Form;
  • Nomination cover letter stating research interests and accomplishments;
  • Candidate’s CV, including a complete publications list;
  • Three letters of recommendation;
  • Copies of six representative publications and/or patents that provide evidence of research
  • Accomplishments;

Judgment of the importance and significance of the achievement or contribution is based on the paper(s) where it is reported. Paper(s) considered are distinguished by:

  • Originality of experiment design concept;
  • Scientific excellence demonstrated by experimental thoroughness, theoretical treatment, and logic of conclusions;
  • Clarity of presentation;
  • Overall importance of the contribution to fundamental and/or applied aspects of electrodeposition.

Unsuccessful nominations are considered for one additional award cycle.

Electrodeposition Division Research Award Committee members may not submit nominations or letters of support during their terms of service.


The award consists of:

  • Scroll;
  • USD $2,000.

If the award is given jointly to two or more co-recipients, each recipient receives a duplicate citation.. The cash award remains unchanged and is divided equally among the award recipients.



For more information or questions, contact awards@electrochem.org.

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