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Professor Maria Lukatskaya is awarded the 2019 EES Lectureship

We are delighted to announce that Professor Maria Lukatskaya has been selected by the EES Editorial Board as the winner of the 2019 EES Lectureship.

Professor Maria Lukatskaya

Professor Maria Lukatskaya

The Lectureship is awarded annually to one outstanding young scientist (within 10 years of receiving their PhD) who has published in the journal in the past 3 years. The winner is selected by the EES Editorial Board from a shortlist of authors nominated by the EES community.

Professor Maria Lukatskaya began her Tenure Track Assistant Professorship of Electrochemical Energy Systems at ETH Zürich in 2019. She received her PhD from Drexel University (2015) and went on to carry out postdoctoral research at Stanford University (2016-2018) and the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (2018-2019). Maria Lukatskaya works in the areas of new materials and electrolytes for energy storage and conversion, as well as in electrochemistry, material synthesis and material characterisation.

Read Professor Lukatskaya’s Lectureship-winning research:

Concentrated mixed cation acetate “water-in-salt” solutions as green and low-cost high voltage electrolytes for aqueous batteries
Maria R. Lukatskaya, Jeremy I. Feldblyum, David G. Mackanic, Franziska Lissel,
Dominik L. Michels, Yi Cui and Zhenan Bao
Energy Environ. Sci., 2018, 11, 2876-2883. DOI: 10.1039/C8EE00833G

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Open for Nominations: 2019 EES Lectureship

Lectureship and Themed Issue details
Recognising and supporting those at an early stage of their independent career within the fields of energy and environmental sciences, the lectureship is a platform for early career researchers to showcase their research to the wider scientific community. Formally based on the most-read articles within the journal in a given year, we are delighted to announce that from 2019, the EES Lectureship will be awarded through a nominations process, whereby nominations of candidates are invited from our fantastic community.

The lectureship recipient will receive £1000 to cover travel and accommodation costs to attend and present at a leading international meeting. The recipient will also be invited to contribute a Review-type article to EES.

Eligibility
To be eligible for the lectureship and themed issue, candidates must:

•    Have completed their PhD
•    Have published in EES in the past 3 years
•    Be working in a research area within the scope of Energy & Environmental Science
•   
Be at an early stage of their independent career (typically this will be within 10 years of completing their PhD, but appropriate consideration will be given to those who have taken a career break or followed a different study path).

Selection criteria, nomination and judging process
•    Nominations must be made via email to ees-rsc@rsc.org using the EES Lectureship nomination form and a letter of recommendation.
•    Individuals cannot nominate themselves for consideration.
•    Selection will be made by the EES Editorial Board.
•    The Lectureship winner will be selected based on their nomination, with due consideration given to the letter of recommendation, candidate biography, research achievements, previous EES publications and overall publication history.

Submit a nomination
To be considered for the 2019 Lectureship, the following must be sent to the Editorial Office.
•    A letter of recommendation
•    A complete nomination form

Submission deadline: 4 October 2019

Update links below:

Download nomination form

Submit nomination with letter of recommendation

Find out more about our previous winner’s:
Professor Guo-Liang Chai, Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter (2018 winner)
Professor David Lou, Nanyang Technological University (2017 winner)
Dr Wolfgang Tress, EFPL (2016 winner)

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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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