International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers

2019 OCPA Awards Nominations

Achievement in Asia Award

(Robert T. Poe Prize)

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           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 (have) made outstanding contributions in physics or astronomy. It carries a cash prize of U.S. $2,000.

           An AAA candidate (either the individual or the group leader) should not exceed 50 years of age. The candidate should be nominated by a senior physicist with the following supporting materials:

1. A brief statement by the nominator describing the research work performed in Asia for which the

candidate or the team is nominated.

2. A résumé and a list of major publications of the candidate or the team.

3. Three letters of recommendation.

4. No more than three major publications (in PDF format) of the research based on which the

candidate or the team is nominated.

            We strongly encourage that all nomination materials be submitted in PDF format to the Awards chair by email. The deadline for the receipt of the nomination material is January 15, 2020. The nomination will be active for 2 calendar years, subjected to the condition delineated above. The nomination material should be sent directly to the chair of the OCPA Awards Committee

                        Cheng Chin                                          cchin@uchicago.edu

                        Department of Physics                         (Tel) 773 702 7192

                        University of Chicago

                        929 E. 57th St.

                        Chicago, IL 60637, USA

 

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Past AAA winners include

            OU-YANG, Zhong-Can         (1993, Institute of Theoretical Physics, CAS, Beijing)

            ZHU, Qing-Shi                        (1994, University of Science and Technology of China)

            I, Lin                                       (1995, Central University, Chung-Li, Taiwan)

            WEI, Ching-Ming                   (1996, Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica, Taipei)

            CHING, Emily Shuk-Chi        (1999-2000, Chinese University of Hong Kong)

            WANG, Jian                           (1999-2000, University of Hong Kong)

            CHAN, Che-Ting                    (2000-2001, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

            HOU, Jian-Guo                      (2001-2002, University of Science and Technology of China)

            YANG, Xue-Ming                   (2001-2002, Inst. Atomic & Molecular Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei)

            HOU, Wei-Shu                        (2002-2003, National Taiwan University)

            WANG, Enge                          (2002-2003, Institute of Physics, CAS)

            ZHANG, Jie                           (2003-2004, Institute of Physics, CAS)

            LI, Baowen                             (2004-2005, National University of Singapore)

            WANG, Ning                          (2005-2006, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)   

            LI, Hsiang-Nan                       (2006-2007, Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica, Taipei)

            GAO, Hong-Jun                     (2007-2008, Institute of Physics, CAS)

            EAST Team                            (2008-2009, Institute of Plasma Physics, CAS)

            MENG, Jie                              (2008-2009, Peking University)

            FENG, Dong-Lai                    (2009-2010, Fudan University)

            WEN, Hai-Hu                                     (2009-2010, Institute of Physics, CAS)

            HO, Pei-Ming                         (2010-2011, National Taiwan University)

            FANG, Zhong                                     (2011-2012, Institute of Physics, CAS)

            DAI, Xi                                   (2011-2012, Institute of Physics, CAS)

            JIA, Jinfeng                            (2012-2013, Shanghai Jiao-Tong University)

            ZHOU, Xingjiang                   (2012-2013, Institute of Physics, CAS)

            HAN, Yi-Long                          (2013-2014, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

            YAO, Wang                            (2013-2014, Hong Kong University)

            MA, Yugang                           (2014-2015, Shangahi Institute of Applied Physics, CAS)

            SUN, Qing-Feng                     (2014-2015, Peking University)

            SHENG, Zheng-Ming              (2015-2016, Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

            HE, Hong-Jian                       (2015-2016, Tsinghua University)

            TIAN, Chushun                      (2016-2017, Chinese Academic of Sciences)

            CHEUNG, Kingman              (2016-2017, National Tsing Hua University)

            CHANG, Wen-Hao                (2017-2018, National Chiao Tung University)

The recipient of the AAA will be selected by a panel of distinguished physicists and astronomers. Some of the recent panelists include

Che Ting Chan, Moses HW Chan, Leroy Chang, Kuang-Ta Chao, Hongjun Gao, Xian-Tu He, Pauchy W.-Y. Hwang, Tao Huang, Choy Heng Lai, Dung-Hai Lee, Patrick A. Lee, T. D. Lee, Ting-Kuo Lee, Zheng-Tian Lu, Jie Meng, Kok-Khoo Phua, Jianwei Qiu, Yuen-Ron Shen, Ping Sheng, Sam C.C. Ting, Wu-Tsung Weng, Maw-Kuen Wu, Tung-Maw Yan, C. N. Yang, Bin-Lin Young, Kenneth Young, Li Hua Yu, Zhong-Xian Zhao, Qing-Shi Zhu, Dongping Zhong and Cheng Chin.

 

 

Outstanding Dissertation Award (ODA)

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The International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers (OCPA) welcomes nominations for the 2019 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 of USD $500.

An ODA candidate should be nominated by his/her thesis advisor and should have received the Ph.D. degree within the past two years (January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2019). The following materials should be submitted to support the nomination:

  1. A brief statement by the nominator describing the research work for which the candidate is nominated, and its potential impact.
  2. A résumé and a list of significant publications of the candidate.
  3. Three letters of recommendation.

We strongly encourage that all nomination material be submitted in PDF format. The deadline for the receipt of the nomination material is January 15, 2020. The nomination will be active fore 2 calendar years, subjected to the condition delineated above. The nomination material should be emailed directly to the chair of the OCPA Awards Committee

                        Cheng Chin                                          cchin@uchicago.edu

                        Department of Physics                         (Tel) 773 702 7192

                        University of Chicago

                        929 E. 57th St.

                        Chicago, IL 60637, USA

 

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Past ODA Award winners:

HUANG, En-Chuan  (2016, UIUC, USA)

LIAO, Guo-Qian       (2016, Institute of Physics, CAS, China)

XU, Feihu                  (2016, Univ. of Toronto, Canada)

YI, Ming                    (2016, Stanford University, USA)

ZHAO, Yuxiang        (2017, USTC, China)

Zhang, Chaojie         (2018, UCLA, USA)

Zhang, Zhelin            (2018, SJTU, China)

Li, Jing                      (2018, LANL, USA)

Li, Shaowei                (2018, UCBerkeley)

 

The recipient(s) of the ODA will be selected by a committee of distinguished physicists and astronomers. Some of the recent panelists include:

Lei Bao, Albert M. Chang, Jianping Chen, Xuan Gao, Rongli Geng, Nu Xu, Xingjing Zhou, Dongping Zhong, and Cheng Chin.

 

Outstanding Young Researcher Award (Macronix Prize)

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           The International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers (OCPA) welcomes nominations for the 2019 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 contributions in physics or astronomy. The award to each recipient will carry a cash prize of U.S. $2,000, thanks to the generous support of the Macronix Education Foundation.

           An OYRA candidate should be nominated by the Department Chair/Head of his/her institution (universities, national and industrial labs) and should have received the Ph.D. degree within the past 10 years (January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2019) . The following materials should be submitted to support the nomination:

            1. A brief statement by the nominator describing the research work for which the candidate is nominated.

            2. A résumé and a list of major publications of the candidate.

            3. Three letters of recommendation.

            4. No more than three major publications (in PDF format) of the research based on which the candidate is nominated.

We strongly encourage that all nomination material be submitted in PDF format to the Awards chair by email. The deadline for the receipt of the nomination material is January 15, 2020. The nomination will be active for 2 calendar years, subjected to the condition delineated above. The nomination material should be sent directly to the chair of the OCPA Awards Committee

                        Cheng Chin                                          cchin@uchicago.edu

                        Department of Physics                         (Tel) 773 702 7192

                        University of Chicago

                        929 E. 57th St.

                        Chicago, IL 60637, USA

 

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Past OYRA Award winners include

ZHANG, Shou-Cheng                  (1992, Stanford University)

HWA, Terence T.L.                     (1993, University of California, San Diego)

SHEN, Zhi-Xun                            (1993, Stanford University)

WEN, Xiao-Gang                                     (1994, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

XIAO, Gan                                   (1994, Brown University)

SUEN, Wai Mo                             (1995, Washington University)

JIANG, Hong Wen                       (1996, University of California, Los Angles)

DU, Rui Rui                                  (1997, University of Utah)

QIU, Zi Qiang                              (1997, University of California, Berkeley)

YEH, Nai-Chang                          (1998, California Institute of Technology)

HU, Wayne                                   (1999-2000, University of Chicago)

MA, Chung-Pei                             (2000-2001, University of Pennsylvania)

YAO, Zhen                                   (2001-2002, University of Texas)

DAI, Pengcheng                            (2002-2003, University of Tennessee)

LO, Hoi-Kwong                            (2002-2003, University of Toronto)

YANG, Kun                                  (2002-2003, Florida State University)

CAO, Hui                                      (2003-2004, Northwestern University)

FENG, Jonathan                          (2003-2004, University of California, Irvine)

DUAN, Luming                             (2004-2005, University of Michigan)

CHIN, Cheng                                (2005-2006, University of Chicago)

LIU, W. Vincent                           (2006-2007, University of Pittsburgh)

CHAN, Ho Bun                            (2007-2008, University of Florida)

WANG, Feng                                (2007-2008, University of California, Berkeley)

WU, Congjun                                (2007-2008, University of California, San Diego)

RUAN, Chong-Yu                                    (2008-2009, Michigan State University)

ZHONG, Dongping                      (2008-2009, Ohio State University)

QI, Xiaoliang                                (2009-2010, Stanford University)

XU, Cenke                                    (2010-2011, University of California, San Diego)

CHEN, Yulin                                (2011-2012, Oxford University)

XUAN, Gao                                  (2011-2012, Case Western Reserve University)

FU, Liang                                      (2012-2013, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

HO, Shirley                                   (2013-2014, Carnegie Mellon University)

NI, Kang-Kuen                             (2013-2014, Harvard University)

LI, Lu                                            (2014-2015, University of Michigan)

SHIH, David                                 (2014-2015, Rutgers University)

YU, Hai-Bo                                   (2015-2016, University of California at Riverside)

MAK, Fin-Fai                               (2015-2016, Pennsylvania State University)

XIA, Jing                                      (2016-2017, University of California at Irvine)

CHANG, Cui-zu                           (2017-2018, Pennsylvania State University)

 

The recipient(s) of the OYRA (Macronix Prize) will be selected by a panel of distinguished physicists and astronomers. Some of the recent panelists include:

Moses H.-W. Chan, Paul C.-W. Chu, Steven Chu, Tao Han, Xiangdong Ji, Choy Heng Lai, Patrick

A. Lee, T. D. Lee, Steven G. Louie, Kam-Biu Luk, Jen-Chieh Peng, Lu Sham, Yuen-Ron Shen,

Ping Sheng, Frank Shu, Ta-Liang Teng, Sam C.C. Ting, Daniel Tsui, Xiao-Gang Wen, Tung-Mow

Yan, C. N. Yang, Nai-Chang Yeh, Linda Young, Li Hua Yu, Hui, Zhai, Dongping Zhong and Cheng Chin.