JECS Trust


Jul 12, 2023

New ECerS officers for the 2023-2025 period

During the Council meeting that was held in Lyon, France, on 2nd July 2023, the ECerS officers were renewed or changed.

The 2023-2025 ECerS President is now Thomas Graule, from EMPA, Switzerland!
Thomas Graule succeeds to Francis Cambier, who was President of ECerS from 2021 to 2023 and is, as ECerS Past-President, the new Chair of the JECS Trust, also for the 2023-2025 period.

Photo : Sébastien Ferraro - ECerS 2023.
Photo taken during the Lyon 2023 ECerS Conference Gala Dinner: on the left: Thomas Graule, new ECerS President, and on the rigtht, Francis Cambier, ECerS Past President and new Chair of the JECS Trust.


The 2025-2027 President of ECerS was also elected: it will be Richard Todd, from the University of Oxford, who will serve as President Elect until 2025.

New PEC Members were also appointed:

  • Jon Binner from the University of Birmingham, UK - who was ECerS President from 2019 to 2021 and Chair of the JECS Trust from 2021 to 2023.
  • Andraz Kocjan from Jožef Stefan Institute in Ljubljana, Slovenia - who was YC&T leader from 2019 to 2023.

Erkka Frankberg from Tampere University, Finland, who was a former YCN committee member, was then appointed as new YC&T leader.


Check the ECerS Officers here
Check the JECS Trust board members here
Check the Working Group leaders here

Last news

Jul 4, 2024
ACerS is offering travelling grants of 1.500 $ to attend the two 2024 ECerS Summer Schools

The grants can be allowed to undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. students from non-European based universities. The 2024 ECerS Summer Schools will be held prior to Electroceramics XIX (Vilnius, Lithuania - School: 17-18 August 2024)  and Shaping 9 (Warsaw, Poland - School: 24-25 September 2024)!

Jun 13, 2024
Next deadline for the JECS Trust mobility Grant is 31st August 2024!

Please note that the decisions of the JECS Trust board will not be known before Mid-October 2024 and so the project submitted must not begin before mid-November 2024.


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