Bioelectrochemical Society

BES 1979 - 2014

Foundation in 1979, registered in 1981 (Créteil, France)
refounded and reregistered in 1999

Founding members:

Giulio Milazzo (1912-1993);
Hermann Berg (1923-2010);
Martin Blank;
Arthur Pilla;
Isreal R. Miller;
Hans-Wolfgang Nürnberg (1930-1985);
René Buvet (†1992);
Eberhard Neumann
David F. Wilson
Mitsugi Senda


Giulio Milazzo


Official BES Journal:

    “Bioelectrochemistry and Bioenergetics” 1974-1999,
    since 2000 “Bioelectrochemistry”

Symposia

  • 1971 Start of the Biannual Symposium series of the Society on Bioelectrochemistry and Bioenergetics

  • In 1980 Start of the Gordon Research Conference series on “Bioelectrochemistry”

Year President Secretary-General Treasurer

1979

Giulio Milazzo (1979-1988)
HonoraryPresident(1988-1993)

Hans-Wolfgang Nürnberg
(1979-1985)

René Buvet (1979-1991)

1985

 

Helmut Metzner (1985-1988)

1988

Martin Blank (1988-1992)

Bruno Andrea Melandri
(1988-1996)

1992

Eberhard Neumann (1992-1996)

Jean-Michel Kauffmann
(1991-1999)

1996

James C. Weaver (1996-2003)

1997

Miguel A. de la Rosa
1997-2001)

1999

Formal (Re-)Foundation of BES

LluisM. Mir (1999-2003)
2001

James C. Weaver (1996-2003)

Tibor Hianik(2001-2009)

2003

Miguel A. de la Rosa (2003-2007)

Justin Teissie
(2003-2011)

2005
2007

Ana Maria Oliveira-Brett (2007-2011)

2009

Eugenia Kovacs (2009-2012)

2011

Ana Maria Oliveira-Bret (2011-2015)

2012

Alexander Kuhn
(2012-2019)

2013

Fred Lisdat (2013-2019)

2014
2015
2016

Lo Gorton (2016-2021)

2017
2018

References:

Obituary G. Milazzo(1912-1993), Bioelectrochem. Bioenerg. 31 (1993), 1-3
Obituary H. Metzner (1925-1999), Bioelectrochemistry 51 (2000), 105
Obituary H. Berg (1923-2010), Bioelectrochemistry81 (2011), 1-3


Bioelectrochemistry
Official Journal of the Bioelectrochemical Society