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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