|The awards are named for Henry Linford, ECS|
secretary for 10 years and president from 1961-62
Founded in 1981, Linford Awards are only granted only every other year and honor distinguished excellence in teaching in areas pertaining to the Electrochemical Society. The society presents winners with a the Linford medal, a wall plaque, a private dinner in their honor. Lindford awardees are invited to deliver an address to the Electro-chemical Society at the symposium of their choosing.
Professor Scully follows one of the co-founders of what is now the Center for Electrochemical Science and Engineering, Glenn E. Stoner, who in 2000 earned the prestigious award as well.