International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers

OCPA10 meeting in Taiwan in 2020

The OCPA10 meeting which will be held in Taiwan on June 27 (education forum and high-school education)  and 28-30 (main meeting), in 2020. 第10届全球华人物理学大会 、2020年6月27-30日 Hosting university information (Department of Physics at National Chung Hsing University) More details will be updated as these become available.   

2018 OCPA award selection report

Achievement in Asia Award (Robert T. Poe Prize) Professor Wen-Hao Chang (Department of Electrophysics, National Chiao Tung University,  Hsinchu, Taiwan) is the winner of the 2018 OCPA Achievement in Asia Award (Robert T. Poe Prize) given by the International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers (OCPA). The OCPA Achievement in Asia Award (Robert T. Poe […]

Forum on International Physics recept...

The Outstanding Young Researcher Award (Macronix Prize) was presented to Prof. Jing Xia at the FIP (Forum on International Physics) reception of the March meeting on 3/5/2019. People in the photo contain 5 current and former OYRA winners. They are, from left to right, Cheng Chin (UChicago, 2006 OYRA), Nai-Chang Yeh (Caltech, 1998 OYRA), Jing […]

2018 Achievement in Asia Award (AAA) ...

           The International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers (OCPA) welcomes nominations for the 2018 Achievement in Asia Award (AAA) (Robert T. Poe Prize). The AAA is presented annually to a physicist/astronomer (or a team of Physicists/astronomers) of Chinese ethnicity working in Asia who has (have) made outstanding contributions in physics or astronomy. It carries […]

2018 Outstanding Dissertation Award (...

The International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers (OCPA) welcomes nominations for the 2018 Outstanding Dissertation Award (ODA). The award is given annually to up-to-four Ph.D. recipients in in physics and/or astronomy world-wide of Chinese ethnicity world-wide. Each year the award carries a total cash prize of USD $1000. Each recipient may receive a maximum […]

2018 Outstanding Young Researcher Awa...

The International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers (OCPA) welcomes nominations for the 2018 Outstanding Young Researcher Award, OYRA (Macronix Prize). The OYRA (Macronix Prize) is given annually to one to two physicist(s) and/or astronomer(s) of Chinese ethnicity working in North America, Europe, or other regions outside Asia, to encourage and recognize the young researcher’s […]

2018 APS Fellows

Chan, Siu-Wai Columbia University Citation: For observing and understanding the grain boundary dislocation motion in materials, providing a seminal impact on superconducting thin film boundary devices, and inventing a novel ecological synthesis technique of nano-crystals oxides for catalysis applications. Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics Chen, Jacqueline H. Sandia National Laboratories California Citation: […]

2019 APS Prize Winners

1) 2019 James C. McGroddy Prize for New Materials Recipient Xi Dai Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Citation: "For the theoretical prediction, design and realization of non-magnetic and magnetic topological semi-metals and new types of topological insulators." 2) 2019 I.I. Rabi Prize in Atomic, Molecular & Optical Phy Recipient Kang-Kuen Ni Harvard University […]

Remembering Prof. Shou-cheng Zhang

Prof. Shou-cheng Zhang (1963-2018), a renowned theoretical physicist known for his pioneering work on quantum Hall effect, high Tc superconductivity, quantum spin Hall and topological insulators, passed away on Dec. 1, 2018 at the age 55. He was the J.G. Jackson and C.J. Wood Professor in Physics at Stanford University and a member of the […]

Kingman Cheung and Chushun Tian won t...

Professor Kingman Cheung (Department of Physics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan) and Prof. Chushun Tian (Institute of Theoretical Physics, the Chinese Academy of Sciences) are the co-winners of the 2017 Achievement in Asia Award (Robert T. Poe Prize) given by the International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers (OCPA). The OCPA AAA (Robert T. […]