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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General Meeting

Greetings ECS BC Student Chapter members:

Please join us for the General Meeting on Thursday, November 27th, 2014, at 3:30 PM at the SFU Harbour Centre.  

We’re open for nominations for the executive positions:


the President, who will lead, observe, and represent the organization, conduct and arrange Executive Committee meetings,  maintain the Constitution, and serve as the primary signatory;

the Vice President, who will aid the President and fulfill the associated duties in the absence of the President, and along with the President, plan for and direct student chapter events;

the Secretary, who will record and archive meeting proceedings, direct electionn, update membership lists, maintain the website and archive any other relevant publications;

the Treasurer, who will manage group funds;

the Members at Large, who will serve as liaison between the general student body and the organization.

All executive members require active ECS memberships.


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Successful ECS BC YES 2014

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The ECS BC Student Chapter held its second annual BC Young Electrochemists Symposium on July 4th, 2014 at the Chemical and Biological Engineering Department building, the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver. The one-day symposium included five presentations by well-known scientists as well as a student poster presentation session funded by the Electrochemical Society and the UBC Chemical & Biological Engineering Department. It attracted more than fifty five attendees from different departments at the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University and Western Washington University. This year, ECS BC Student Chapter proudly hosted five interesting talks in the field of electrochemistry by Dr. Curtis Berlinguette (Professor at UBC), Dr. Hogan Yu (Professor at SFU), Dr. Amin Aziznia (Research Engineer at Mantra Energy Alternatives Ltd.), Dr. Thomas Kadyk (Post-doctoral fellow at SFU) and Dr. Alix Melchy (Post-doctoral fellow at SFU). Two cash prizes and one honorary gift were also awarded to best posters by Heather Baroody (1st), Huihui Tian (2nd) and Sean McBeath (3rd) in the poster session competition.

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