The new scientific journal, Energy Storage Materials, is requesting written nominations from the international community for its 2017 Energy Storage Materials Award. The purpose of the award is to recognize an outstanding scientist in the field of energy storage and conversion materials and devices who has made significant contribution and whose work shows significant innovation in the field.

The award will be presented at the The 1st International Conference on Energy Storage Materials (ICENSM 2017), which will be held in Shenzhen, China, between 18 and 21 November 2017. The winner will be asked to give a plenary talk at this conference and to write a paper for Energy Storage Materials. The winner will receive a certificate and an award of 3000 USD (jointly supported by the Energy Storage Materials journal, Elsevier and by the local Conference Committee).

Each nomination should contain the following: the name and affiliation of your nominee

·         a curriculum Vitae/resume of your nominee

·         a summary (of no more than 50 words) of his/her scientific merit and contribution

·         a brief supporting summary of how s/he fulfils the conditions of the award

·         two supporting letters from experts in your nominee’s research field

Please note that the award is open to anyone in the field, although self-nominations cannot be accepted.

The deadline for nominations is July 31st, 2017. The winner will be informed directly and his/her name will appear on the website of the journal and of the conference.

To submit a nomination, please click here.

Chair, 2017 Energy Storage Materials Conference

Editor-in-Chief, Energy Storage Materials

Prof. Hui-Ming Cheng
Director of Advanced Carbon Research Division,

Shenyang National Laboratory for Materials Science

Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Dr. Liliana Birla

Publisher, Energy Storage Materials, Elsevier