2nd Annual Modelling Workshop

Please join us in this year’s Modelling Workshop at SFU on November 7th, 2016. This year we will have two hands-on sessions, including learning to fit impedance (EIS) curves from Dr. David Harrington from the University of Victoria, and usage of the modelling software COMSOL by Priam Fernandes of COMSOL, Inc.

These are free workshops, where attendees can register for both events however it is bring your own lunch (several restaurants available at SFU) and bring your own laptop. Please note that we are limited to  25 registrants for each workshop, with details below:

Impedance curve fitting by Dr. Harrington    (limited to 25 spots, currently wait-listed)
Date: Monday, Nov 7th, 2016
Time: 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM lecture (intro)
            9:30 AM – 12:00 AM workshop
Location: SSB -7172 (Department of Chemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby Campus, 8888 University Drive, V5A 1S6, Canada)

 

Instructions from Dr. Harrington:We will use Aliaksandr Bandarenko and Genady Ragoisha’s EIS Spectrum Analyser, which may be downloaded here, and Bernard Boukamp’s KKtest for Windows which may be downloaded here.I will also demonstrate some algebraic manipulations in Maple, so it would be helpful but not necessary to have Maple or Mathematica installed.

 

Registrations for the impedance workshop are currently full, additional registrations are presently put on the wait-list here. You will be contacted by email if a spot opens up!

 

 

 

COMSOL workshop by Priam Fernandes  (limited to 25 spots, currently wait-listed)
Date: Monday, Nov 7th, 2016
Time: 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Location: C- 9058 (CHEM PC POOL) (Department of Chemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby Campus, 8888 University Drive, V5A 1S6, Canada)

 

Instructions from Priam: Please download a trial version of COMSOL here on your laptop before the workshop

 

Registrations for the COMSOL workshop are currently full, additional registrations are presently put on the wait-list hereYou will be contacted by email if a spot opens up!

 

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5th Annual ECS BC Young Electrochemists Symposium- July 29th 2016

Please join us in this year’s BC Young Electrochemists Symposium at UBC on July 29th, 2016 in the CHBE building. This one day, free symposium provides students a great opportunity to network with other electrochemists from across BC to discuss research and form collaborations within our province. The event features 5 invited speakers, catered lunch and coffee breaks, and a 3-minute thesis/poster competition with cash prizes. There will be a reception for the poster session with free appetizers, beer, and wine.

Invited speakers:
Dr. Erik Kjeang, Professor at SFU
Dr. Stephen Campbell, NanoOne
Dr. Gary Leach, Professor at SFU
Dr. Drew Stolar, Ballard Power
Dr. David Bruce, ZincNyx
MITACS Canada

The event program can be downloaded here.

The abstract booklet for the 3-minute thesis competition can be found here.

The schedule for student speakers can be found here.

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ECS BC Student Chapter EIS Workshop

The ECS BC Student Chapter would like to thank all participants for a successful electrochemical impedance spectroscopy workshop held on October 26th, 2015 at SFU! We had over 30 registrants for the event, with an insightful presentation by Dr. Kulikovsky. We look forward to seeing you all for the next event!

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ECS BC student chapter Annual Academic Workshop (October 26th, 2015)

Please join us for this year’s ECS BC student chapter Annual Academic Workshop at Simon Fraser University on October 26th, 2015:

“Physical Models of Impedance spectra of PEM fuel cells”

By

Prof. Dr. Andrei Kulikovsky

Research Center Jülich, Germany

Moscow State University, Russia

Date: October 26th, 2015

Time: 3:00-5:00 PM

Venue: SSB 7172-SFU Burnaby

(Chemistry & Molecular Biology Building)

This free workshop provides students a great opportunity to network with other electrochemists from across BC to discuss research and form collaborations within our province. The event features a lecture and refreshments. Please note that you DON’T have to be an ECS member to attend the event.

The event program can be downloaded here.

Please register for the event here.

We hope to see you there!

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2015 Young Electrochemists Symposium

The ECS BC Student Chapter would like to thank all the speakers and participants from this years’ YES event on August 24th at UBC in Vancouver! The one-day symposium had over 35 registrants, 4 invited talks,  as well as a student poster competition hosted by the ECS BC Student Chapter.  We are looking forward to the next workshop, to be announced shortly!

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4th Annual ECS BC Young Electrochemists Symposium – August 24th 2015

Please join us in this year’s BC Young Electrochemists Symposium at UBC on August 24th, 2015. This one day, free symposium provides students a great opportunity to network with other electrochemists from across BC to discuss research and form collaborations within our province. The event features 4 invited speakers, catered lunch and coffee breaks, and a student poster competition with cash prizes.

Invited speakers:
Dr. Byron Gates, Professor at SFU
Dr. Thomas Kadyk, Postdoc at SFU
Dr. Ali Malek, Postdoc at SFU
Mantra Energy

The event program can be downloaded here.

Registration has now been closed.

Registration deadline is Monday, August 17th to provide advance notice for event catering.

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ECS Summer Fellowships

Please see the forwarded message below for an opportunity to the ECS Summer Fellowship award:

http://www.electrochem.org/

The ECS Summer Fellowships are given to assist students during the summer months in the pursuit of work in a field of interest to ECS. The next fellowships will be presented in 2015.

The materials are due by January 15, 2015

For the complete award rules and application form, please visit the Student Awards page on the ECS website. All materials must be submitted electronically.

Good luck!

Dan Fatton
Director of Development and Membership Services

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