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ECS has a number of student chapters which provide an opportunity to understand electrochemical and solid-state sciences, to have a venue for meeting fellow students, and to receive recognition for organized scholarly activities and community services. ECS offers current members of Student Chapters free annual Student Memberships to qualified full-time students. Eligible students must be full-time undergraduate or graduates registered for a degree in natural science or engineering and a participating member of their Student Chapter.

ECS Outstanding Student Chapter Award
Presented annually at the fall ECS bi-annual meeting, the Outstanding ECS Student Chapter Award recognizes one student chapter annually that has distinguished itself through active participation in the Electrochemical Society’s technical activities, outstanding community and outreach activities in science and engineering education, and a robust membership base.

The 2013 ECS Outstanding Student Chapter Award recipient was The University of Maryland Student Chapter. Led by faculty advisor Eric Wachsman and Chapter President Colin Gore, The University of Maryland Student Chapter formed in 2011 and quickly established itself as a role model. In 2012-13, The University of Maryland Student Chapter hosted lectures by prominent ECS members; coordinated a site visit at Teledyne Energy Systems; helped expose middle school students to STEM topics at the National Institutes of Standards and Technology Adventures in Science program; participated in the Science, Engineering & Technology Congressional Visits Day; conducted a poster contest; and not surprisingly, increased its membership.

The runners-up, Ohio University Student Chapter and University of Texas at Austin Student Chapter, were both recognized as Chapters of Excellence. For more information on applying for the 2014 Outstanding ECS Student Chapter Award, please see the award rules.

Current ECS Student Chapters

ECS Student Chapter
(Year Founded)
Faculty Advisor Contact
Atlanta Student Chapter at Georgia Tech (2008) Peter J. Hesketh peter.hesketh@me.gatech.edu
Auburn University (2007) Jeffrey Fergus jwfergus@eng.auburn.edu
Boston (2009)
Northeastern University
Harvard University
MIT
Eugene Smotkin e.smotkin@neu.edu
Brno University of Technology (2006) Jiri Vondrak vondrakj@iic.cas.cz
Calgary (2011) Viola Birss birss@ucalgary.ca
California State University (2012)
Fullerton Division
John Haan jhaan2@uiuc.edu
Central Illinois (2008) Andrzej Wieckowski andrzej@scs.uiuc.edu
ECS Cleveland Section and Ernest B. Yeager Center for Electrochemical Sciences Joint Student Chapter (2005) James D. Burgess jdb22@po.cwru.edu
Colorado School of Mines (2012) Andrew Herring aherring@mines.edu
Drexel University (2012) Yury Gogotsi gogotsi@drexel.edu
Indiana University (2012) Lane Baker
Dennis Peters
lanbaker@indiana.edu
peters@indiana.edu
Kerala, India at CUSAT (2008) M. K. Jayaraj mkj@cusat.ac.in
Lahore, Pakistan (2008) Inam Ul Haque inamul.haque@gmail.com
Montana State University (2013) Paul Gannon pgannon@montana.edu
Montreal (2010) Steen B. Schougaard schougaard.steen@uqam.ca
North Florida (2014) Pedro Moss plm1735@my.fsu.edu
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (2014) Ann Mari Svensson annmari.svensson@ntnu.no
Ohio State University (2006) Anne Co co@chemistry.ohio-state.edu
Ohio University (2011) Gerardine Botte botte@ohio.edu
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2013) Daniel Lewis
David Duquette
lewisd2@rpi.edu
duqued@rpi.edu
Research Triangle Student Chapter (2013)
Duke University
NC State
UNC - Chapel Hill
Jeffrey Glass (Duke) jeff.glass@duke.edu
South Brazilian (Univ. Fed. do Rio Grande do Sul) (2010) Luis Frederico P. Dick lfdick@ufrgs.br
SRM University (2013) Ranjit Thapa
Bhalchandra Kakade
ranjit.phy@gmail.com
bhalchandrakakade@gmail.com
Tel Aviv University (2009) Eliezer Gileadi
Yosi Shacham-Diamand
gileadi@post.tau.ac.il
yosish@post.tau.ac.il
Tyndall National Institute (2012) Alan O’Riordan alan.oriordan@tyndall.ie
University of British Columbia (2013) Dan Bizzotto bizzotto@chem.ubc.ca
University of California – Berkeley (2006) John Newman newman@newman.cchem.berkeley.edu
University of California – Riverside (2011) Alexander Balandin balandin@ee.ucr.edu
University of California – San Diego (2014) Shirley Meng shirleymeng@ucsd.edu
University of Central Florida (2000) Kalpathy Sundaram sundaram@mail.ucf.edu
University of Cincinnati (2007) Marc Cahay marc.cahay@uc.edu
University of Florida (2005) Mark Orazem morazem@che.ufl.edu
University of Iowa (2014) Johna Leddy johna-leddy@uiowa.edu
University of Maryland (2011) Eric Wachsman ewach@umd.edu
University of South Carolina (2010) Xiao-dong Zhou xiao-dong.zhou@sc.edu
University of Tartu (2013) Kaido Tammeveski kaido@chem.ut.ee
University of Texas at Austin (2006) Ram Manthiram rmanth@mail.utexas.edu
University of Texas at Dallas (2012) Moon Kim moonkim@utdallas.edu
University of Virginia (2006) Rob Kelly rgk6y@virginia.edu
Valley of the Sun (Central Arizona) (2013) Candace Chan Candace.chan@asu.edu


For additional information on becoming an ECS Student Chapter, please contact the ECS Membership office at membership@electrochem.org.


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