The Electrochemical Society is a learned society (professional association) based in the United States that supports scientific inquiry in the field of electrochemistry and solid-state science and related technology. The Society membership comprises more than 8,000 scientists and engineers in over 85 countries at all degree levels and in all fields of electrochemistry, solid state science and related technologies. Additional support is provided by institutional members including corporations and laboratories.
ECS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Scientists around the world rely on the Society as a leading source of scientific research through its peer-reviewed journals, international meetings, and the ECS Digital Library on IOPscience. The Society publishes numerous journals including the Journal of The Electrochemical Society (the oldest peer-reviewed journal in its field), Journal of Solid State Science and Technology, ECS Meeting Abstracts, ECS Transactions, and ECS Interface. The Society sponsors the ECS Monographs Series. These distinguished monographs, published by John Wiley & Sons, are the leading textbooks in their fields.
The ECS Digital Library on IOPscience encompasses over 160,000 journal and magazine articles and meeting abstracts. The Society supports open access through Free the Science, the Society’s initiative to make research freely available to world readers and free for authors to publish.
The Society has 13 topic interest area divisions as well as regional sections in Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, North America, and Southern Asia; over 100 ECS student chapters are located in major universities in all of these regions as well as Eastern Europe and South Africa. Student members benefit from exposure to experts in their fields, sharing research, volunteer activities, and career development.
ECS administers numerous international awards and supports STEM educational and outreach efforts.
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