Bruckenstein Named a Fellow of the Electrochemical Society

By Mara McGinnis

Release Date: July 12, 1999

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Stanley Bruckenstein, A. Conger Goodyear chair and professor of chemistry at the University at Buffalo, has been named a fellow of the Electrochemical Society.

Bruckenstein will be recognized at the society's meeting in October, where he will receive a scroll inscribed with a citation of his professional contributions to the field.

A member of the UB faculty since 1968, Bruckenstein served as chair of the Department of Chemistry from 1974-83.

His research interests include electroanalytical chemistry, electrochemistry and chemical instrumentation. He has authored or co-authored 200 research articles for publication in scholarly journals and holds eight U.S. patents on electrochemical gas monitors and other apparatuses.

In 1997, Bruckenstein received the annual Award in Electrochemistry from the Division of Analytical Chemistry of the American Chemical Society. He also received the Faraday Medal from the Electrochemistry Group of the Royal Society of Chemistry in 1994, the Charles N. Reilley Award of the Society for Electrochemistry in 1991 and a Heyrovsky Centennial Medal from the J. Heyrovsky Centennial Congress on Polarography held in 1990. He also holds a Silver Medal in Analytical Chemistry from Hiroshima University in Japan.

He received a bachelor's degree in chemistry from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn and a doctoral degree in analytical chemistry from the University of Minnesota.

Bruckenstein lives in Amherst.