Final Oral Programme

Final Poster Programme

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Deadline for Abstracts Submission:

The Organizing Committee would like to announce the postponement of the deadline for abstracts submission: March 31, 2017

Plenary Lectures:

The Organizing Committee is glad to announce that the Plenary Lectures are now fully confirmed. More details in the page Speakers.

Conference Best
Presentation Awards:

The International Society of Electrochemistry will award the Best Oral and Best Poster presentations given by PhD students and young researchers up to the age of 30. More details in the page Conference Awards.

Conference Accommodation Grants:

The Hyceltec 2017 Organizing Committee will offer some accommodation grants to a number of presenting PhD students up to the age of 30. More details in the page Conference Awards.

Dr. Marshall C. Smart is currently a Principal Member of the Technical Staff at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, in the Electrochemical Technologies Group, where he has worked since 1994.
Dr. Smart received B.A. degrees in Chemistry and Philosophy from the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB), a M.S. degree in Chemistry from California State University at Los Angeles (CSULA), and a Ph.D. in Chemistry (Organic) from the University of Southern California (USC) in 1998, under the supervision of Prof. Surya Prakash.
While a graduate student at USC, he worked on synthetic methodology involving chemical oxidation reactions, the electrochemical oxidation of small organic molecules, direct oxidation fuel cells, and the development of methanol impermeable polymer electrolyte membranes for direct methanol fuel cells.
While at JPL, Dr. Smart has supported a number of JPL projects focused on the exploration of Mars and the Outer Planets, including the 2001 Mars Surveyor Program, the Solar Probe/Outer Planets Program, the 2003 Mars Exploration Rover (MER), the 2011 Mars Science Laboratory and the InSight project. Dr. Smart was also the Cognizant Engineer (Cog-E) of the rechargeable battery (Li-ion) for 2013 SMAP project and is currently the Cog-E of Energy Storage (Li-ion) for Europa Clipper project.
In addition to validating lithium battery technologies for aerospace flight missions, a major focus of his research has been in the development of electrolytes for lithium-ion batteries to improve their performance over a wide operating temperature range, especially at low temperatures. Other research interests engaged in while at JPL include (i) Li-ion low flammability electrolytes, (ii) Li-ion high voltage electrolytes, (iii) solid polymer electrolytes for lithium batteries, (iv) gel polymer electrolytes for lithium batteries, (v) low temperature primary battery electrolytes, and (vi) low temperature electrolytes for supercapacitors.
In 2015, Dr. Smart received a NASA Exceptional Technology Achievement Medal for the development of advanced Li-ion battery electrolytes and their infusion into NASA missions. Dr. Smart has authored or co-authored over 45 publications in refereed journals, over 70 publications in conference proceedings, and has 11 patents.

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Important Dates

October 18th, 2016
First Circular, Conference Announcement

December 31st, 2016
Second Circular, Website Opening

January 16th, 2017
Registration and Abstracts Submission Opening

March 3rd, 2017
Deadline for Abstracts Submission

March 31st, 2017
Extended Deadline for Abstract Submission

April 24th, 2017
Abstracts Acceptance Notification

May 12th, 2017
Deadline for Early Bird Registration

May 31st, 2017
Deadline for Late Abstracts Submission (only for poster presentation)

June 1st, 2017
Opening for Manuscripts Submission for the Special Issue in IJHE

June 24th, 2017
Opening for Manuscripts Submission for the Special Issue in Electrochimica Acta

September 15th, 2017
Extended Deadline for Manuscripts Submission for the Special Issue in IJHE

October 8th, 2017
Deadline for Manuscripts Submission for the Special Issue in Electrochimica Acta