International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers

Awards Info

Achievement in Asia Award (Robert T. Poe Prize)

The International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers (OCPA) welcomes nominations for the 2016 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. $2000.

Nomination

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 is nominated.
  2. A resume and a list of major publications of the candidate.
  3. Three letters of recommendation.
  4. No more than three major publications (pdf format) of the research based on which the candidate 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 extended to May 20, 2016. The nomination will be active for 2 calendar years, subjected to the conditions delineated above. The nomination material should be sent directly to the Chair of the OCPA Awards Committee.

Nu Xu
Central China Normal University and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
MS70R0319 One Cyclotron Road
Berkeley, CA 94720, USA    
nxu@lbl.gov
Mobile:510­289­8119
Phone: 510­495­2951
Fax: 510­486­4818

2016 AAA Award Announcement

 

Outstanding Young Researcher Award (Macronix Prize)

The International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers (OCPA) welcomes nominations for the 2016 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. $2000, thanks to the generous support of the Macronix Education Foundation.

Nomination

An OYRA candidate should be nominated by the Department Chair/Head of his/her institution (university, national and industrial labs) and should have received the Ph.D. degree within the past ten years. 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 resume and a list of major publications of the candidate.
  3. Three letters of recommendation.
  4. No more than three major publications (pdf format) of the research based on which the candidate 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 extended to May 20, 2016. The nomination will be active for 2 calendar years, subjected to the conditions delineated above. The nomination material should be sent directly to the Chair of the OCPA Awards Committee.

Nu Xu
Central China Normal University and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
MS70R0319 One Cyclotron Road
Berkeley, CA 94720, USA    
nxu@lbl.gov
Mobile:510­289­8119
Phone: 510­495­2951
Fax: 510­486­4818

2016 OYRA Award Announcement

 

Outstanding Dissertation Award (ODA)

The International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers (OCPA) welcomes nominations for the inaugural 2016 Outstanding Dissertation Award (ODA). The award is given annually to up-to-four Ph.D. recipients of Chinese ethnicity world-wide, in the field of physics and/or astronomy. Each year the award carries a total cash prize of USD $1000. Each recipient may receive a maximum of USD $500.

Nomination

An ODA candidate should be nominated by his/her thesis advisor and should have received the Ph.D. degree within the past two calendar years. For the 2016 nomination, the cutoff time is January 2014. 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 major publications of the candidate.
  3. Three letters of recommendation.

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 extended to May 20, annually. The nomination will be active for 2 calendar years, subjected to the conditions delineated above. In the nomination, please clearly indicate the sub-field within physics and astronomy.  (See below regarding OCPA Divisions.)  The nomination material should be sent directly to the chair of the OCPA Awards Committee.

Nu Xu
Central China Normal University and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
MS70R0319 One Cyclotron Road
Berkeley, CA 94720, USA    
nxu@lbl.gov
Mobile:510­289­8119
Phone: 510­495­2951
Fax: 510­486­4818

2016 ODA Award Announcement