On May 2nd, a delegation of 10 members of the Electrochemical Society (ECS) Student Chapter of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) visited Ulm´s ECS Student Chapter, which is the youngest and -after Munich- the second student chapter of the ECS in Germany. Founded at the beginning of this year, the members the Student Chapter Ulm are currently PhD students from different electrochemical research groups, e.g. from the Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research (ZSW), Ulm University (UU) and Helmholtz Institute Ulm (HIU). At the ZSW in Ulm, the lab-tour took the participants via the 10.000 m² ZSW Laboratory for Battery Technologies (eLaB) over to the H2 filling station and to the laboratories for hydrogen analysis, as well as to the fuel cell test center. During this meeting, both Student Chapters from Munich and Ulm could not only start networking on shared scientific topics, but they were also able to start planning future events, to improve the interdisciplinary competence of every student, according to the ECS guidelines.
Open to all graduate (PhD) students / Postdocs working on electrochemistry in the area of Ulm, the goals of the student chapter is to share and enlarge knowledge, as well as to establish collaborations amongst different research groups in the area of Ulm and the south of Germany. To become a member of the Student Chapter Ulm, you also have to be a member of the Electrochemical Society. ECS membership offers free access to ECS journals and discounts for ECS meetings and publishing fees. For Student Chapter Members, ECS membership is free.