Henry White Named 2015 Allen J. Bard Award Winner

The Electrochemical Society will present the award at its spring meeting in Chicago

Pennington, NJ – (February 9, 2015) – Henry White will be awarded the 2015 Allen J. Bard Award at the 227th Electrochemical Society Meeting in Chicago, Illinois May 2015.

Salt Lake City local Henry White is a world leader in the field of electrochemistry, preforming pioneering research in energy storage and fundamental studies of reduction-oxidation reactions and electron-transfer reactions, and the structure of interfaces between metals and solutions.

Professor White worked under the legendary Allen J. Bard while obtaining his Ph.D. Since joining The Electrochemical Society in 1985, White has also been awarded the Society’s Carl Wagner Award (2010) and David Grahame Award (2005).

He currently holds the positions of Dean of the College of Science at the University of Utah. Here, he and his research team have made advances in new methods to determine the structure of biological polymers such as DNA, the development of novel batteries with increased storage capacity and investigations of drug delivery though human skin using electrical currents.

Professor White has published more than 250 peer-reviewed articles, chapters and patents.

About Allen J. Bard

Allen J. Bard is regarded by many as the “father of modern electrochemistry,” and is considered one of today’s 50 most influential scientists in the world. The Electrochemical Society established this award in his honor in 2013 to recognize distinguished contributions to electrochemical science.

About ECS

Leading the world in electrochemistry and solid-state science and technology for more than 112 years, The Electrochemical Society was founded in 1902 as an international nonprofit, educational organization. ECS now has more than 9,000 individual and institutional members in more than 75 countries. Home of the Journal of The Electrochemical Society—the oldest peer-reviewed journal in its field—ECS technical content is published in the ECS Digital Library, a searchable online collection of ECS technical journals and other publications.


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