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Society Awards

For further information for any of these awards, please contact ECS:
E-mail: awards@electrochem.org
Telephone: (609) 737-1902

Prior to submitting a nomination for any of these awards, please review the award rules, and complete the appropriate form prior to entering the Award submission system.

 

Edward Goodrich Acheson Award | Rules | Nomination Form
Established in 1928 for distinguished contributions to the advancement of any of the objects, purposes or activities of The Electrochemical Society.
Presented: fall meeting of even-numbered years
Contents: gold medal, wall plaque, and prize of $10,000, Society Life membership, and a complimentary meeting registration
Lecture: ECS Awards Address Symposium
Begin Call for nominations: Winter of even-numbered years
Nomination deadline: October 1 of odd years
Past Acheson Award recipients

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Allen J. Bard Award | Rules | Nomination Form
Established in 2013 to recognize distinguished contributions to electrochemical science. The award is named in honor of Allen J. Bard, in recognition of his outstanding advancements in electrochemical science.
Presented: spring meeting of odd-numbered years
Contents: wall plaque with glass carbon medal, prize of $7,500, Society Life membership, and a complimentary meeting registration to accept the award
Lecture: ECS Awards Address Symposium
Begin Call for nominations: Summer of odd-numbered years
Nomination deadline: April 15 of even years
Past Bard Award recipients (none yet)

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Vittorio de Nora Award | Rules | Nomination Form
(formerly the Electrochemical Science and Technology Award from 1974-1976; and the Vittoria de Nora Diamond Shamrock Award from 1978-1990)
Established in 1971 for contributions to the field of electrochemical engineering and technology.
Presented: spring meeting of even-numbered years
Contents: gold medal, wall plaque, prize of $7,500, Society Life membership, and a complimentary meeting registration
Lecture: ECS Awards Address Symposium
Begin Call for nominations: Summer of even-numbered years
Nomination deadline: April 15 in odd-numbered years
Past de Nora Award recipients

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Fellow of The Electrochemical Society | Rules | Nomination Form
Established in 1989 for advanced individual technological contributions in the field of electrochemical and solid-state science and technology; and active membership and involvement in the affairs of The Electrochemical Society.
Presented: annually at the fall meeting
Contents: scroll, lapel pin, and announcement in a Society publication
Call for nominations: Summer of every year
Nomination deadline: February 1
List of ECS Fellows

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Norman Hackerman Young Author Award | Rules
Established in 1928 for the best paper published in the Journal of The Electrochemical Society for a topic in the field of electrochemical science and technology by a young author or authors.(This award incorporates the Turner Book Prize; list of past recipients.)
Presented: annually at the fall meeting
Contents: scroll, prize of $1,500 (divided equally among eligible authors), and travel assistance up to $1,000 to enable winner(s) to attend the meeting where the award is presented.
Lecture: none required
Begin Call for nominations: no call for nominations appears
Past Hackerman Award recipients

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Bruce Deal & Andy Grove Young Author Award | Rules
Established in 2013 for the best paper published in the ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology for a topic in the field of solid state science and technology by a young author or authors.
Presented: annually at the fall meeting
Contents: scroll, prize of $1,500 (divided equally among eligible authors), and travel assistance up to $1,000 to enable winner(s) to attend the meeting where the award is presented.
Lecture: none required
Begin Call for nominations: no call for nominations appears
Past Deal & Grove Award recipients

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Honorary Membership | Rules | Nomination Form
Established in 1919 for outstanding contributions to The Electrochemical Society.
Presented: at ECS Awards and Recognition Session if a suitable candidate is found
Contents: scroll, Society Life membership, and exemption of meeting registration fees
Lecture: none required
Begin Call for nominations: no call for nominations appears
List of Honorary Members

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Leadership Circle Awards | Rules
Established in 2002 for loyal support of ECS as demonstrated through the Corporate Membership Program.
Presented: During the year an organization reaches a milestone year, upon payment of institutional membership dues
Contents: Commemorative award and Society recognition (website, Interface, announcement) and presentation if representative present) at the Plenary Session of an ECS biannual meeting
Past Leadership Circle Award recipients

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Henry B. Linford Award for
Distinguished Teaching | Rules
| Nomination Form
Established in 1981 for excellence in teaching in subject areas of interest to the Society.
Presented: spring meeting of even-numbered years
Contents: silver medal, wall plaque, prize of $2,500, Society Life membership, and a complimentary meeting registration
Lecture: ECS Awards Address Symposium
Begin Call for nominations: Summer of even-numbered years
Nomination deadline: April 15 in odd-numbered years
Past Linford Award recipients

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Gordon E. Moore Medal for Outstanding Achievement in
Solid State Science and Technology | Rules
| Nomination Form
(formerly the Solid State Science and Technology Award, 1971-2005)
Established in 1971 for distinguished contributions to the field of solid state science.
Presented: spring meeting in odd-numbered years
Contents: Silver medal, wall plaque, prize of $7,500, Society Life membership, and a complimentary meeting registration
Lecture: ECS Awards Address Symposium
Begin Call for nominations: Summer of odd-numbered years
Nomination deadline: April 15 in even-numbered years
Past Solid State Science and Technology Award recipients

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ECS Outstanding Student Chapter Award | Rules | Nomination Form
(Replaced the Gwendolyn Wood Section Excellence Award)
Established in 2012, this award recognizes an outstanding ECS Student Chapter
Presented: annually, at the ECS Fall meeting
Contents: Up to three winners will be selected. One Outstanding Student Chapter will be selected with the winner receiving $1,000, and recognition with a plaque and chapter group photo in Interface. One or two additional Student Chapters may be selected as runners-up, and designated as Chapters of Excellence. Recognition certificates will be mailed to the Chapters of Excellence.
Lecture: the presentation of posters/papers at ECS bi-annual meeting is required.
Call for nominations: August of every year
Nomination deadline: March 31
Past ECS Outstanding Student Chapter Award Recipients

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Olin Palladium Award | Rules | Nomination Form
(the Palladium Medal Award from 1951-1977)
Established in 1950 for distinguished contributions to the field of electrochemical or corrosion science.
Presented: fall meeting of odd-numbered years
Contents: palladium medal, wall plaque, prize of $7,500, Society Life membership, and a complimentary meeting registration
Lecture: ECS Awards Address Symposium
Begin Call for nominations: Winter of odd-numbered years
Nomination deadline: October 1 in even-numbered years
Past Olin Palladium Award recipients

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General ECS Student Poster Session Awards | Rules
Established in 1993 to acknowledge the quality and thoroughness of the candidate's work, originality and independence of the candidate's contributions, significance and timeliness of research results and depth of understanding of the research topic and its relationship to the fields of interest to ECS.
Awards: one in electrochemical science and technology and one in solid-state science and technology
Presented: annually at both the spring and fall meetings
Contents: certificates and check for $250
Lecture: only the presentation of a poster is required
Begin Call for nominations: coincides/part of the biannual meeting Call for Papers
Past Poster Session Award recipients

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ECS Summer Fellowships | Rules | Application Form
Beginning in 1928, these awards have been established over the years to assist students during the summer months in the pursuit of work in the field of interest to The Electrochemical Society.
Awards: 1. Edward G. Weston (est. 1928), 2. Colin Garfield Fink (est. 1961), 3. Joseph W. Richards (est. 1959), 4. F. M. Becket (est. 1956), 5. Herbert H. Uhlig (est. 2007).
Presented: annually, but are not given at a meeting
Contents: amount decided by Board of Directors to be divided among recipients (traditionally $5,000)
Lecture: none required.
Call for nominations: August of every year.
Nomination deadline: January 15
Past Summer Fellowship recipients

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Charles W. Tobias Young Investigator Award | Rules | Nomination Form
Established in 2003 to recognize outstanding scientific and/or engineering work in fundamental or applied electrochemistry or solid-state science and technology by a young scientist or engineer.
Presented: fall meeting of even-numbered years
Contents: scroll, prize of $5,000, ECS Life Membership, complimentary meeting registration, and travel assistance to the meeting of the award presentation (up to $1,000)
Lecture: ECS Awards Address Symposium
Begin Call for nominations: winter of even-numbers years
Nomination deadline: October 1 of odd years
Past Tobias Award recipients

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Carl Wagner Memorial Award | Rules | Nomination Form
Established in 1980 to recognize a mid-career achievement and excellence in research areas of interest of the Society, and significant contributions in the teaching or guidance of students or colleagues in education, industry, or government.
Presented: fall meeting of odd-numbered years
Contents: scroll, sterling silver medal, Society Life membership, complimentary meeting registration, and travel assistance to the meeting of award presentation (up to $1,000)
Lecture: ECS Awards Address Symposium
Begin Call for nominations: winter of odd-numbered years
Nomination deadline: October 1 in even-numbered years
Past Carl Wagner Award recipients

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Oronzio de Nora Industrial Electrochemistry Fellowship
Sponsored by the Oronzio de Nora Foundation, this Fellowship was awarded from 2003 to 2010 to assist a postdoctoral scientist or engineer in the research of the field of industrial electrochemistry.
Past Oronzio de Nora Award recipients

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Masayuki Dokiya Symposium Fund Grants
Sponsored by Mrs. Yukiko Dokiya and family, in memory of Masayuki Dokiya, this Fellowship was awarded from 2004 to 2013 to assist young (less than 30 years old) attendees for travel to symposia of interest to the late Masayuki Dokiya. Particularly, it aimed at supporting young researchers in attending international symposium/meetings. The total gift was $92,575 and was to be spent within a ten-year period.

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Gwendolyn B. Wood Section Excellence Award
Established in 1974 to honor sections whose level of activity serves to strengthen the Society and to encourage and reward good management and operations of Sections. In 2012, the award was retired and reestablished as the Outstanding ECS Student Chapter Award to recognize an outstanding ECS Student Chapter annually.
Past Gwendolyn Wood Award recipients

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For further information on any of the awards, please contact ECS by telephone at (609) 737-1902; or via e-mail at awards@electrochem.org.

 
 

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