Department of Chemistry

Ernest B. Yeager Center for Electrochemical Sciences

The electrochemical community of the State of Ohio presents

ElectrochemOhio 2014


September 19-20, 2014
Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

This one and one-half day event will gather faculty and students from higher learning institutions, and researchers from National Laboratories and industry in the State of Ohio. The program will include two plenary lectures given by Dr. Khalil Amine from Argonne National Laboratory and Prof. Andrew Gewirth from the Chemistry Department at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and both oral presentations and a poster session in all areas of electrochemistry and solid state science. Please register via under ElectrochemOhio 2014. Should problems arise, please contact Prof. Anne Co, or Prof. Daniel Scherson,

Register Here

Registration costs should be paid at the meeting in cash or personal check :

  • $30 for non-student participants
  • $20 for students

Those students, post-doctoral research associates, and faculty members interested in contributing should submit their Abstracts before September 10th, 2014 using a template provided below. A selection committee will be appointed to select the best four posters and their primary student authors invited to deliver a 15 min oral presentation on Saturday, September 20th, 2014. The selection committee will then rank the presentations and give two awards consisting of a scroll and a financial commitment of $500 each to allow the primary student authors to support in part their travel and other expenses to the following biannual ECS meeting, where they will be expected to present their work orally.

Posters should be 3 ft x 4 ft.

Download the Abstract Template Here (Microsoft Word .dotx file)

Abstracts should be submitted to in Adobe PDF format with only the author's last name as the title, e.g. "miller.pdf".

Accomodations while attending ElectrochemOhio2014 (pdf)

Supporting Organizations

ElectrochemOhio 2014 is supported by The Ohio State University’s Office of Energy and Environment, Columbus, OH; The Ernest B. Yeager Center for Electrochemical Sciences, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH; the four OHIO ECS Sections and student chapters; NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH; and The Center for Electrochemical Engineering Research, Ohio University, Athens, OH.

Proposed Program: ElectrochemOhio 2014

2014-09-19, Friday PM

Physics Research Building Atrium and 1080 Smith Seminar Room - 191 W. Woodruff Ave

     12:30 pm      Registration desk opens at the Physics Research Building Atrium
     1:00 – 2:30 pm      Tour of CAR (930 Kinnear Road Columbus, OH 43212): A brief battery research presentation by Prof. and Director Giorgio Rizzoni and subsequent tour of OSU CAR
     1:00 pm      Carpool to CAR, meeting at the Registration Desk or
     1:15 pm      Meet us at CAR's main lobby
     2:30 – 2:40 pm      Introduction and Opening Remarks for Electrochemohio 2014
     2:40 – 3:20 pm      Plenary talk – Dr. Khalil Amine (Argonne National Lab)
     3:20 – 5:40 pm      Faculty, industry, postdoc and student presentations
     5:45 – 7:30 pm      Student poster Session and Dinner

2014-09-20, Saturday

McPherson Chemical Lab Room 1015 – 140 W. 18th Ave

     9:00 – 9:10 am      Introduction
     9:10 – 9:50 am      Invited Educational talk – Professor Andy Gewirth (UIUC)
     9:50 am – 12:00 noon      Faculty, industry, postdoc and student presentations
     12:00 – 1:30 pm      Catered lunch
     1:30 – 3:00 pm      Faculty, industry, postdoc and student presentations
     3:00 – 3:15 pm      Announcement of Travel Award winners
     3:15 – 3:30 pm      Concluding remarks

Confirmed Speakers
  • Prof. Uziel Landau, Department of Chemical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University
  • Prof. Umit Ozkan, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Ohio State University
  • Prof. Shigeru Amemiya, Department of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh
  • Dr. Andy Weber, Energizer Battery Manufacturing Inc.Westlake, OH
  • Prof. Gerald Frankel, Department of Materials Science Engineering , Ohio State University
  • Prof Gerardine Botte, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Ohio University
Organizing Committee ECS Student Chapter Representatives

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