Global Award

Introducing the award

The Electrochimica Acta Gold Medal may be awarded every two years to the person judged to have made the most significant contribution to electrochemistry in recent years.

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A.M. Bond

Professor Bond is currently Professor of Chemistry at Monash University, Victoria, Australia. Over the period 1978-1990, he was Foundation Professor of Chemistry at Deakin University, Victoria, Australia and for the period 1990-1995, Professor of Chemistry, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia. He received his Ph.D. (1971) and D.Sc. (1977) degrees from the University of Melbourne, where he held teaching and research positions. Read more

Masahiro Watanabe (2012)

Prof. Watanabe graduated the master course of Yamanashi University in 1968 and received his PhD degree in Physical Chemistry from the University of Tokyo in 1976. He has been a Professor of University of Yamanashi and was the Director of Clean Energy Research Center (CERC) until March of 2009 and is currently the Director of Fuel Cell Nanomaterials Center (FCNC). Read more

Ulrich Stimming (2010)

Born in Weimar, Germany, Ulrich Stimming received his Diploma in Chemistry in 1974 and was awarded his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry in 1979, both at the Freie Universit├Ąt Berlin, Germany. Since this year, Prof. Stimming is Co-director of the Joint Institute for Advanced Power Sources for Electric Vehicles (IAPS) with Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. Read more

Philip N. Bartlett (2008)

Philip N. Bartlett received a BA in Chemistry from the University of Oxford in 1978. He was awarded a British Petroleum Scholarship to study for a Ph.D. in Photoelectrochemistry under the supervision of Professor W. John Albery FRS at Imperial College and received his PhD in 1981. Professor Bartlett is a Fellow of the International Society for Electrochemistry and of the Royal Society of Chemistry. Read more

Andrzej Wieckowski (2006)
J. Lipkowski (2004)
B.E. Conway (2002)
A.J. Arvia (2000)
T. Osaka (1998)
L. Peter (1996)
M. Armand (1994)
S. Trasatti (1992)

D. Kolb (1990)

Dieter M. Kolb (born 1942 in Amberg, Germany) studied physics at the Technical University of Munich, where he did his thesis work under the supervision of the late Professor Heinz Gerischer. He is Fellow of the Electrochemical Society and the International Society of Electrochemistry, and a Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Sciences, Argentina. Read more

Established in 1990 the Electrochimica Acta Gold Medal may be awarded every two years to the person judged to have made the most significant contribution to electrochemistry in recent years. The award is presented at that years International Society of Electrochemistry Meeting.

Rules for the Electrochimica Acta Gold Medal

SUBMISSION OF AWARD NOMINATION: All correspondence, whether by mail or email and including that for awards joint between ISE and other societies, should be sent to the ISE Office. Unsuccessful candidates can be re-nominated in a subsequent year.

  • The Electrochimica Acta Gold Medal of the International Society of Electrochemistry was donated by Pergamon Press (now Elsevier), Oxford. It may be awarded biennially for the most significant contribution to electrochemistry in recent years.
  • The prize consists of a certificate and a gold medal.
  • Nominations can be made by individuals or institutions. Candidates may not nominate themselves.
  • Nominations should consist of no more than 1000 words and should highlight the motivations for proposing the Award. Nominations should be uploaded via the Submission Site and should be accompanied by:
    1) Short CV (max 1 page) with age, affiliation, professional career, professional positions, honours, awards, etc.
    2) List of publications of the last 10 years.
    3) Max 5 supporting letters.
    All documents uploaded must be in PDF format.
  • The winner is expected to give a lecture at the next Annual ISE Meeting. ISE will pay for his/her registration and banquet fees.

The prize consists of a certificate and a gold medal.