According to ISE, the award, to be given once every two years, recognises the outstanding contribution of a living individual over his/her life in the field of fundamental electrochemistry.
This Covestro Teaching Award is given to graduate students who are recognized as outstanding Teaching Assistants (TAs) in undergraduate classes
Prof. Abruña has been elected as a member of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in 2018. According to the NAS, members are elected to the NAS in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Membership is a widely accepted mark of excellence in science and is considered one of the highest honors that a scientist can receive.
The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation was established by Congress in 1986 to serve as a living memorial to honor the lifetime work of Senator Barry Goldwater, who served his country for 56 years as a soldier and statesman, including 30 years in the U.S. Senate.
The Tunis Wentink Prize is given to graduate students who have distinguished themselves in their research and academic achievements.
We wish him much success and happiness in his new journey as a professor!
Prof. Abuña has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 ECS Allen J. Bard Award in Electrochemical Science “For revolutionizing our understanding of electrochemical interfaces, for the novel modification of electrode surfaces, and for developing fuel cell electrocatalysts, organic materials for batteries, and graphene as an electrochemical platform.”
Prof. Abruña is a director of the Center for Alkaline-Based Energy Solutions (CABES). CABES aims to achieve a detailed understanding of the nature, structure, and dynamics of electrocatalysis in alkaline media. Visit the official website for more information: https://cabes.cornell.edu/
Prof. Abruña had an interview on the potential danger with the design of the battery. To view video segment, visit NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt. The photo was obtained from emc2.
We wish him all the best in his new career path as a professor!