Canadian Section of The Electrochemical Society

Electrochemistry in Canada

ECS Canada News

Meeting Announcment

 

The spring meeting of the ECS Canadian Section will be hosted on Saturday, May 26th, on the University of Alberta campus (Lister Conference Centre), just prior to the start of the 101st Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition. The spring meeting will feature Prof. Greg Swain (Michigan State) as the keynote speaker, along with a mix of invited lectures, and other presentations. A poster session will also be held as part of the meeting's planned events. Meeting registration will become available in March. If you have any further questions regarding the Spring Meeting, please feel free to contact Scott Smith (srsmith1@ualberta.ca). We are looking forward to welcoming everyone to Edmonton on May 26th.


Abstract Submission

All participants are encouraged to submit an abstract by Friday March 9th, 2018 using the abstract submission template. All completed abstract templates should be sent directly to Scott Smith by email at srsmith1@ualberta.ca. Both oral and poster presentations are available.


Section Award Winners

The ECS Canadain Section is proud to announce the winners of the following awards:

  1. 2017 Lash Miller Award: Prof. Yurij Mozharivskyj, McMaster University
  2. 2017 ECS Canada Section Student Award: Leah Ellis, Dalhousie University

Exective Committee

Section Officers

  1. Chair: Christa Brosseau (SMU)
  2. Vice-Chair – Membership: Thamara Laredo (Lakehead U)
  3. Vice-Chair – Programs: Brad Easton (UOIT)
  4. Secretary: Heather Andreas (Dal U)
  5. Immediate Past Chair: Michael Eikerling (SFU)

Councilors

  1. Aicheng Chen (Lakehead U) 
  2. Sylvie Morin (York U)      

  Members-At-Large

  1. Hogan Yu (SFU)
  2. Brian McLean (St.FX) 
  3. Steen Schougaard (UQAM) 
  4. Kristin Poduska (MUN) 
  5. Jeffrey Shepherd (Laurentian) 
  6. Zhifeng Ding (UWO)
  7. Li Yan, Nova Research and Technology Centre, Calgary 

Meetings

Current Meeting

  

The spring meeting of the ECS Canadian Section will be hosted on Saturday, May 26th, on the University of Alberta campus (Lister Conference Centre), just prior to the start of the 101st Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition. The spring meeting will feature Prof. Greg Swain (Michigan State) as the keynote speaker, along with a mix of invited lectures, and other presentations. A poster session will also be held as part of the meeting's planned events. Meeting registration will become available in March. If you have any further questions regarding the Spring Meeting, please feel free to contact Scott Smith (srsmith1@ualberta.ca). We are looking forward to welcoming everyone to Edmonton on May 26th.


Abstract Submission

All participants are encouraged to submit an abstract by Friday March 9th, 2018 using the abstract submission template. All completed abstract templates should be sent directly to Scott Smith by email at srsmith1@ualberta.ca. Both oral and poster presentations are available.


Past Meetings


Fall 2017

The Fall 2017  symposium was held on Saturday, November 4th,  at Queen's University. The theme of the was "Materials for Renewable Electrochemical Energy Technologies". The symposium featured three keynote lectures and contributed presentations from many academic and industrial researchers. In addition, there were poster presentations from graduate students.  The conference program can be downloaded here.



Fall 2016

The Canadian Section of the Electrochemical Society held its Fall Symposium at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) on November 12, 2016. The meeting was organized by Prof. Brad Easton and Dr. Mohammadreza Ghavidel. The symposium theme was “Interdisciplinary Electrochemistry” and attracted more than 75 attendees (including academic researchers, graduate students, and industry members). The symposium was comprised of morning and afternoon sessions, a poster session, followed by a wine and cheese reception. Prof. Janine Mauzeroll (McGill University) delivered the keynote presentation, titled “Redox triggered vesicles: A promising approach for drug delivery”. Twelve other invited speakers presented lectures throughout the day. The poster session was followed by a wine and cheese reception where three student poster awards were presented to: Nakkiran Arulmozhi (First Place, Queens University), Matthew Genovese (Second Place, University of Toronto), Jeffrey Henderson (Third Place, Western University).  


The Conference program in PDF format can be downloaded here, the abstract Book: here.  


A selection of photos from the meeting can be viewed here.


Spring 2016

The Canadian Section of the Electrochemical Society held its Spring  Symposium at Saint Mary's University. The meeting was organized by Profs. Christa Brosseau and Heather Andreas (Dalhousie). The symposium was dedicated to the memory of the late Prof. Sharon Roscoe, a long-time member of the ECS and a preeminent Nova Scotian electrochemist. The meeting theme was "Electrochemistry at the Interface" and featured a keynote lecture from Dr. Mark Orazem (U. Florida). 

About Us

Electrochemistry in Canada

We are a network of electrochemical researchers in Canada. This group operates as a section within the main Electrochemical Society organization.   We hold semi-annual symposiums and also support electrochemical researchers and students throughout Canada.