The Henry B. Linford Award for Distinguished Teaching was established in 1981 for excellence in teaching in subject areas of interest to the Society.
Nomination Deadline: April 15, odd years
Presented: Spring meeting, even years
The recipient will be distinguished for teaching excellence in subject areas of interest to the Society. The recipient does not need to be a member of The Electrochemical Society.
Sponsors and endorsers should be members of The Electrochemical Society. Nominations, once submitted, shall be considered in effect for two consecutive award cycles.
A complete nomination package includes:
- Completed Electronic Nomination Form
- At least two, but no more than five supporting letters (one page in length)
- Additional documents that may be included:
– Candidate’s curriculum vitae
– Publications list
– Other pertinent information that supports and strengthens the candidate’s nomination
The award consists of a silver medal and a plaque that contains a bronze replica, both bearing the recipient’s name, the sum of US $2,500, complimentary meeting registration for award recipient and companion, a dinner held in recipient’s honor during the designated meeting, and Life Membership in The Society. The recipient will receive the award in person at the designated Society meeting and deliver a general address on a subject related to the contributions for which the award is being presented.
About Henry B. Linford
Henry B. Linford was a distinguished professor of chemical engineering at Columbia University and known for his work and research in electroplating and corrosion of metals. With a Society history dating back to 1936, Dr. Linford served as ECS secretary for 10 years and president of The Electrochemical Society from 1961-62.
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