JES Focus Issue Honors Allen Bard

Allen J. Bard AwardA special focus issue of the Journal of the Electrochemical Society (JES) honoring Allen Bard has been published, including an introductory commentary co-authored by Shelley Minteer and Henry White of the University of Utah.

White received his Ph.D. from UT Austin in 1983 with Bard as his adviser, and was also the first recipient of the ECS Allen J. Bard Award, given in May 2015 at the ECS meeting in Chicago. This focus issue has been published in recognition of the establishment of this new endowed award.

The focus issue has 24 research articles that demonstrate many of the areas of research that Bard has advanced during his career. The authors of these articles include many former students and postdoctoral researchers. The issue citation is J. Electrochem. Soc. 2016 163(4), and many of the articles are available as open access.