Outstanding Reviewers for Energy and Environmental Science in 2018

We would like to highlight the Outstanding Reviewers for Energy and Environmental Science in 2018, as selected by the editorial team, for their significant contribution to the journal. The reviewers have been chosen based on the number, timeliness and quality of the reports completed over the last 12 months.

We would like to say a big thank you to those individuals listed here as well as to all of the reviewers that have supported the journal. Each Outstanding Reviewer will receive a certificate to give recognition for their significant contribution.

Dr David Berardan, Paris-Sud University, ORCID: 0000-0002-2682-998X

Dr Seth Darling, Argonne National Laboratory, ORCID: 0000-0002-5461-6965

Professor Jin Young Kim, Ulsan National University of Science and Technology, ORCID: 0000-0002-6595-4468

Professor Yong Lei, TU Ilmenau, ORCID: 0000-0001-5048-7433

Professor Mike McGehee, Stanford University, ORCID: 0000-0001-9609-9030

Professor Chris McNeill, Monash University, ORCID: 0000-0001-5221-878X

Dr Riccardo Po, Eni Research Centre for Renewable Energies and Environment, ORCID: 0000-0002-8374-195X

Dr Marcel Risch, Georg-August University Göttingen, ORCID: 0000-0003-2820-7006

Professor Xiaogang Yang, Xuchang University, ORCID: 0000-0002-1142-3100

Professor Fuxiang Zhang, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, ORCID: 0000-0002-7859-0616

Professor Li-Dong Zhao, Beihang University, ORCID: 0000-0003-1247-4345

We would also like to thank the Energy and Environmental Science board and the energy and environment community for their continued support of the journal, as authors, reviewers and readers.

 

If you would like to become a reviewer for our journal, just email us with details of your research interests and an up-to-date CV or résumé.  You can find more details in our author and reviewer resource centre

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11th International Conference on Hybrid and Organic Photovoltaics (HOPV19)

11th International Conference on Hybrid and Organic Photovoltaics (HOPV19) will be held in Rome, Italy on 12th – 15th May 2019.

The main topics of this conference are the development, function and modeling of materials and devices for hybrid and organic solar cells, including perovskite solar cells, organic solar cells, quantum dot solar cells, and dye-sensitized solar cells together with their integration into devices for photolelectrochemical water splitting.

Energy & Environmental Science and Sustainable Energy & Fuels are pleased to be supporting HOPV19 and will be providing poster prizes.

Abstracts submission deadline (poster): 1st April 2019

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8th International Conference on Carbon for Energy Storage and Enviromental Protection (CESEP’19)

8th International Conference on Carbon for Energy Storage and Enviromental Protection (CESEP’19) will be held in Alicante, Spain on 20th – 24th October 2019.

The conference aims at bringing together the scientists, engineers and technologists and intends to provide a forum for discussion on fundamental and technological scientific aspects of carbon applications related to energy storage and environment protection. This conference is expected to stimulate fruitful discussion, new ideas and collaborations between specialists from various domains.

The Topics will be:- Synthesis of new forms of carbons and surface functionalization by different methodologies – Structural and nanotextural characterization – Gas separation and gas storage – Solar energy conversion – Carbon as catalyst and catalyst support – Adsorption of gas-phase pollutants – Carbon in green chemistry and recycling processes – Carbon for water production and remediation – Supercapacitors – Lithium batteries and other advanced batteries – Fuel cells – Biological and health applications of carbons – Carbon materials in sensor and biosensor – In-situ and operando studies – Simulation and computational methods and Demonstration systems

Energy & Environmental Science and Sustainable Energy & Fuels are pleased to be supporting CESEP’19 and will be providing poster prizes.

 

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International Conference on Renewable Energy (ICREN 2019)

International Conference on Renewable Energy (ICREN 2019) will be held in Unesco, Paris on 24th to 26th April 2019.

The main topics will include:- Renewable Energy technologies – solar, wind, wave, tidal, geothermal, bioenergy, hydropower – Energy storage concepts and materials – Renewable energy integrations and energy networks – Innovation in energy efficiency and architecture – Energy access, gender and development – Economics social and environmental and policy aspects and Energy and climate change.

The target of ICREN2019 is to attract the best articles and experts from all around the world. In order to promote excellence, awards will be offered to the outstanding submissions and all participants who would like to publish their full paper will have the opportunity to do it with ICREN 2019 and its associated journals.

Energy & Environmental Science and Sustainable Energy & Fuels are pleased to be supporting ICREN 2019 and will be providing a poster prize.

Abstracts submission deadline: 15th March 2019

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RSC Journal symposium: Frontiers of catalysis and photocatalysis for energy chemistry

RSC Journal symposium: Frontiers of catalysis and photocatalysis for energy chemistry took place on Wednesday and Friday, 23rd and 25th January 2019 at University Tokyo and Kyoto University with Professor Kazunari Domen and Professor Ryu Abe as our local host.

We had over 170 delegates join our event across the two venues, with many participants from 19 various universities, 5 research institutes and 7 companies.

Our international speakers were James Durrant, Sustainable Energy & Fuels, Kyung Byung Yoon, Energy & Environmental Science, Magda Titirici Journal of Materials Chemistry A and Katie Lim, Executive Editor, Sustainable Energy & Fuels and Energy & Environmental Science.
Other speaker information can be found following these links here and here.

Unfortunately Jinhua Ye could not attend the Symposium but Professor Kazuya Yamaguchi of University Tokyo kindly spoke in her absence at very short notice.

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Professor Guo-Liang Chai is awarded the 2018 Energy & Environmental Science Readers’ Choice Lectureship

We are delighted to announce that Professor Guo-Liang Chai has been selected by the EES Editorial Board as the winner of the 2018 “Energy & Environmental Science Readers’ Choice Lectureship”.

Professor Guo-liang Chai

The Lectureship is awarded annually to one outstanding young scientist (within 10 years of receiving their PhD) who has published in the journal. The winner is selected by the EES Editorial Board from a shortlist of authors of the most-read articles from each issue of EES in the previous year.

Professor Guo-Liang Chai has been a Professor at Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter (FJIRSM), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) since 2016. He received his Ph.D. in 2012 from FJIRSM, CAS. After that, he worked as a Postdoc at Tokyo Institute of Technology from 2012 to 2014, and then joined University College London as a Research Associate from 2014 to 2016. His current research interests focus on functional materials for energy storage and conversion.

Read Professor Chai’s Lectureship-winning research:

Active sites engineering leads to exceptional ORR and OER bifunctionality in P,N Co-doped graphene frameworks
Guo-Liang Chai, Kaipei Qiu, Mo Qiao, Maria-Magdalena Titirici, Congxiao Shang and Zhengxiao Guo
Energy Environ. Sci., 2017, 10, 1186-1195. DOI: 10.1039/C6EE03446B

 

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Introducing Energy & Environmental Science’s new Editorial Board Chair Joseph Hupp

We are delighted to introduce Professor Joe Hupp as Energy & Environmental Science’s new Editorial Board Chair


 
Joe Hupp, Northwestern University, USA

Joe’s research centres on energy- and defence-relevant materials chemistry, including materials for chemical separations, chemical catalysis, light-to-electrical energy conversion, catalytic water oxidation, high-capacity storage and release of molecular hydrogen, and capture and destruction of chemical warfare agents.

“Creative advances in energy and environmental science are crucial to humankind’s long-term survival and prosperity on our planet.”

Submit your best energy and environmental science research today.

 
Find out more about Joe here or read his recent research:

Edge Article 
A porous, electrically conductive hexa-zirconium(IV) metal–organic framework
Subhadip Goswami, Debmalya Ray, Ken-ichi Otake, Chung-Wei Kung, Sergio J. Garibay, Timur Islamoglu, Ahmet Atilgan, Yuexing Cui, Christopher J. Cramer, Omar K. Farha and Joseph T. Hupp
Chem. Sci., 2018, 9, 4477-4482. DOI: 10.1039/C8SC00961A
 
Paper 
Probing charge transfer characteristics in a donor–acceptor metal–organic framework by Raman spectroelectrochemistry and pressure-dependence studies
Pavel M. Usov, Chanel F. Leong, Bun Chan, Mikihiro Hayashi, Hiroshi Kitagawa, Joshua J. Sutton, Keith C. Gordon, Idan Hod, Omar K. Farha, Joseph T. Hupp, Matthew Addicoat, Agnieszka Beata Kuc, Thomas Heine and Deanna M. D’Alessandro
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2018, 20, 25772-25779. DOI: 10.1039/C8CP04157A

Review Article 
Metal–organic frameworks for the removal of toxic industrial chemicals and chemical warfare agents
Scott Bobbitt, Matthew L. Mendonca, Ashlee J. Howarth, Timur Islamoglu, Joseph T. Hupp, Omar K. Farha and Randall Q. Snurr
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2017, 46, 3357-3385. DOI: 10.1039/C7CS00108H

 
Joe has selected some of the most outstanding energy and environmental science research from the past year to share with you. Read them now for free until the end of March 2019:

Communication 
Electronic structure engineering to boost oxygen reduction activity by controlling the coordination of the central metal
Yunhu Han, Yanggang Wang, Ruirui Xu, Wenxing Chen, Lirong Zheng, Aijuan Han, Youqi Zhu, Jian Zhang, Huabin Zhang, Jun Luo, Chen Chen, Qing Peng, Dingsheng Wang and Yadong Li
Energy Environ. Sci., 2018, 11, 2348-2352. DOI: 10.1039/C8EE01481G

Perspective 
An assessment of strategies for the development of solid-state adsorbents for vehicular hydrogen storage
Mark D. Allendorf, Zeric Hulvey, Thomas Gennett, Alauddin Ahmed, Tom Autrey, Jeffrey Camp, Eun Seon Cho, Hiroyasu Furukawa, Maciej Haranczyk, Martin Head-Gordon, Sohee Jeong, Abhi Karkamkar, Di-Jia Liu, Jeffrey R. Long, Katie R. Meihaus, Iffat H. Nayyar, Roman Nazarov, Donald J. Siegel, Vitalie Stavila, Jeffrey J. Urban, Srimukh Prasad Veccham and Brandon C. Wood
Energy Environ. Sci., 2018, 11, 2784-2812. DOI: 10.1039/C8EE01085D

Paper 
Driving towards cost-competitive biofuels through catalytic fast pyrolysis by rethinking catalyst selection and reactor configuration
Michael B. Griffin, Kristiina Iisa, Huamin Wang, Abhijit Dutta, Kellene A. Orton, Richard J. French, Daniel M. Santosa, Nolan Wilson, Earl Christensen, Connor Nash, Kurt M. Van Allsburg, Frederick G. Baddour, Daniel A. Ruddy, Eric C. D. Tan, Hao Cai, Calvin Mukarakate and Joshua A. Schaidle
Energy Environ. Sci., 2018, 11, 2904-2918. DOI: 10.1039/C8EE01872C

 
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Perovskite, Organic Photovoltaics and Optoelectronics (IPEROP2019)

The Asia-Pacific International Conference on Perovskite, Organic Photovoltaics and Optoelectronics (IPEROP)  will be held in Kyoto, Japan from 28th to 29th of January 2019.

The main topics of this conference are related to material preparation, modelling and fabrication of hybrid and organic photovoltaic cells, including dye-sensitized solar cells, organic thin film solar cells, quantum dot solar cells, and perovskite solar cells. Building upon success of the previous AP-HOPV conference, this Conference will provide an excellent opportunity for scientists and engineers worldwide to exchange information and discussions on the latest developments in photovoltaics.

Energy & Environmental ScienceSustainable Energy & Fuels and Chemical Science are pleased to be supporting IPEROP and will be providing book voucher awards of 200 GBP each.

Abstracts submission deadline (poster): 20th December 2018

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Fall E-MRS: MATERIALS FOR ENERGY B Battery and energy storage devices

European Materials Research Society will be holding their Fall Meeting in Warsaw, Poland between 18-20 September 2018.

Energy & Environmental Science are delighted to be sponsoring the “Materials for Energy Symposium B: Battery and energy storage devices” and will be providing awards for the best poster submissions.

Hot topics to be covered by the symposium:

  • Lithium ion cells
  • Non lithium technologies
  • Flow-batteries
  • Supercapacitors
  • Battery systems
  • Automotive and mobile applications
  • Stationary battery system
  • Integrated systems
  • LCA electrochemical storage

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World Conference on Carbon Poster Prize Winners

The World Conference on Carbon was held in Madrid Spain, from 1 – 6 July 2018.

Energy & Environmental Science (EES) and Sustainable Energy & Fuels (SEF) sponsored six poster prizes respectively and these were awarded to the below:-

Winners in the category of best poster are:

Justyna Pywek, Poznan University of Technology. Title: POST-MORTEM AC CHARACTERIZATION AS THE INSIGHT INTO AGEING PROCESS OF ELECTROCHEMICAL CAPACITORS.
Mª José Mostazo, University of Alicante. Title: NITROGEN DOPED ACTIVATED CARBONS AS ELECTROCATALYSTS FOR THE OXYGEN REDUCTION REACTION.
Anton Sediako, University of Toronto. Title: IN SITU ELECTRON MICROSCOPY STUDIES FOR CARBON PARTICULATE MATTER OXIDATION AND FILTRATION.

Winners in the category of best oral presentation are:

Desirée Leistenschneider, Technical University Dresden. Title: THE “IN-SITU ELECTROLYTE“ CONCEPT – A HOLISTIC SYNTHESIS STRATEGY TOWARDS CARBON-BASED SUPERCAPACITORS.
Aurora Gómez Martín , University of Seville. Title: FE-CATALYZED GRAPHITIC CARBON MATERIALS FROM BIOMASS RESOURCES AS ANODES FOR LITHIUM ION BATTERIES.
José Mª Munuera, INCAR-CSIC. Title: JUST ADD WATER AND TABLE SALT: NEW PERSPECTIVES ON THE ELECTROCHENMICAL EXFOLIATION OF HIGH QUALITY GRAPHENE.

Congratulations to the awardees!

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