Electrochemical Society selects prof as fellow

Monday, July 8, 2024

Dr. Sushanta Mitra, a professor in the Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering and Executive Director of the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN), has been announced as Fellow of The Electrochemical Society (ECS) for his exceptional contributions in sensor technology for water quality monitoring and deployment of sensors in communities and industries.

Fellows are selected for demonstrating advanced individual technological contributions in electrochemical and solid state science and technology, as well as active membership and involvement in the society. Fellows will be officially recognised at the upcoming PRiME meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Founded in 1902 the mission of the ECS is to to advance theory and practice at the forefront of electrochemical and solid state science and technology. ECS holds meetings, publishes scientific papers, fosters training and education of scientists and engineers, and cooperates with other organizations to promote science and technology in the public interest.

Mitra’s areas of research include interfacial science, encapsulation, biomedical microelectromechanical systems and integrated water management. As Executive Director of WIN, Mitra leads and supports researchers and students in the state-of-the art 285,000 square feet Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre. For his contributions to science and engineering, he has been elected a fellow of several professional organizations, including the Canadian Academy of Engineering, the Royal Society of Chemistry, the American Physical Society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a foreign fellow of both the Indian National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Sciences India.

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