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Elton Cairns

Disciplines: Chemistry
Also known as: E. J. Cairns
Education: Michigan Technological University
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    Professor, University of California, Berkeley; Faculty Senior Scientist, LBNL; BS Chemistry, BS Chemical Engineering, Michigan Technological University, 1955; Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Univ. of California, Berkeley, 1959; Associate Lab Director, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1978-96, Honorary Member, International Society of Electrochemistry (2005-), Melvin Calvin Medal of Distinction, Michigan Technological University, (1998); Craig D. Hollowell Memorial Lecturer, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, (1996); Michigan Technological University Academy of Sciences and Arts, (1997); Warren McCabe Lecturer, North Carolina State University, (1993); R&D 100 Award (1992); Fellow, The Electrochemical Society (1991-); Case Centennial Scholar Medal & Award, Case-Western Reserve University (1980); Croft Memorial Award, University of Missouri (1979); Fellow, American Institute of Chemists (1970); IR-100 Award (1967); Francis Mills Turner Award, Electrochemical Society (1963); International Society of Electrochemistry (President, 1999-2000); The Electrochemical Society (President, 1989-90); Editor, Electrochimica Acta (1987-2004); Editorial Advisory Board, Current Topics in Electrochemistry 2001- ; New Trends and Approaches in Electrochemical Technology, Editorial Board Member, VCH, 1992-; Research Trends, Current Topics in Electrochemistry, Editorial Advisory Board Member, 1996- ;Editorial Advisory Board, Advances in Electrochemical Science and Engineering, 1988- ; Division Editor, Journal of The Electrochemical Society 1973-1990; President, Berkeley Chapter of Sigma Xi, (2003). Member, various NAS committees.


    University of California Berkeley

    Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

    Lawrence Berkely National Laboratory

    Environmental Energy Technologies Division

    Lawrence Berkely National Laboratory

    Environmental Energy Technologies Division

    General Motors Research Laboratory


    Argonne National Laboratory

    Chemical Engineering

    General Electric Research Laboratory



    Michigan Technological University, Chemical Engineering

    University of California Berkeley, Chemical Engineering

    Michigan Technological University, Chemistry