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The 19th century saw many applications of electricity and chemical processes and chemical understanding. Bridging the gap between electrical engineering and chemistry led innovative young researchers in industrial and academic circle to search for a forum to discuss developments in this burgeoning field of electrochemistry.

Into this era, The Electrochemical Society was born in 1902.

History of ECS

From Edison to Smalley

At the very beginning, 1902, ECS was called the American Electrochemical Society, but, it was, even then, a melting pot of scientific and technological disciplines. Learn more.

Our Mission

Advancing theory and practice

By creating uninhibited availability of the science through open access, ECS can Free the Science, and accelerate scientific discovery and innovation. Learn more.

Governance and committees

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