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 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. Please follow the Award Announcement for details.  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.

2017 AAA Award Announcement

Dongping Zhong                    E-mail: zhong.28@osu.edu
Department of Physics          Mobile: 614-323-8667
The Ohio State University      Phone: 614-292-3044
191 West Woodruff Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA

 

 

Outstanding Young Researcher Award (Macronix Prize)

The International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers (OCPA) welcomes nominations for the 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. Please follow the Award Announcement for details.  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.

2017 OYRA Award Announcement

Dongping Zhong                    E-mail: zhong.28@osu.edu
Department of Physics          Mobile: 614-323-8667
The Ohio State University      Phone: 614-292-3044
191 West Woodruff Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA

 

Outstanding Dissertation Award (ODA)

The International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers (OCPA) welcomes nominations for the 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. Please follow the announcement for details. 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 materials be submitted in PDF format to the Awards chair by email. Please follow the Award Announcement for details.  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.

2017 ODA Award Announcement

Dongping Zhong                    E-mail: zhong.28@osu.edu
Department of Physics          Mobile: 614-323-8667
The Ohio State University      Phone: 614-292-3044
191 West Woodruff Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA