The ACS Energy & Fuels (ENFL) Division inaugural Research Excellence Award in Electrochemical Energy Storage (EES Award), Sponsored by CAPCHEM TECHNOLOGY USA INC. (CAPCHEM), has been awarded to Dr. Jun Lu from Argonne National Laboratory. This new award was created to promote excellence in electrochemical energy storage research. This award defines the field of interest covered as that “scientific research and technology development of electric energy storage via electrochemical means.” The award recognizes and supports scientists in electric energy storage who are affiliated with the ACS ENFL Division. The award honors individuals who are mid-career (10-20 years after his/her last degree at the time of nomination). The ranking criteria reflects excellence in research in addition to service to the division.
The award was presented at the ACS Spring Meeting 2022 in San Diego.