International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers

OCPA10 meeting in Taiwan in 2020

The OCPA10 meeting which will be held in Taiwan on June 28 (education forum and high-school education)  and June 29 – July 1 (main meeting), in 2020. 第10届全球华人物理学大会 、2020年6月28-7月1日 Conference web page: https://conferences.iams.sinica.edu.tw/ocpa10/ Promotion Video:https://drive.google.com/open?id=1NyjyMTP3Un9r4x27kn-y44-tw8IELdDp Hosting university information (Department of Physics at National Chung Hsing University) More details will be updated as they become available.  […]

OCPA Announcement 2020-1

Dear OCPA members, I hope that all of you have started a wonderful new year of 2020. On behalf of the OCPA past President Dr. Nu Xu and President Dr. Dongping Zhong, I would like to make the following announcement on the recent and near future activities of OCPA. 1. New OCPA Executive Council Nu […]

2019 OCPA Awards Nominations

Achievement in Asia Award (Robert T. Poe Prize) _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              The International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers (OCPA) welcomes nominations for the 2019 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 […]

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 […]