International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers

HAPPY HOLIDAYS–2016 OCPA Award ...

Update on OCPA9 Beijing Poster Award APS Sponsorship Dear Member, During this holiday season, I bear wonderful tidings. First, on behalf of OCPA, I wish you all: Merry Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous New Year! A. The 2016 OCPA Awards–Please join me in congratulating the winners of the: 1) Achievement in Asia Award (AAA-Robert […]

2017 APS Prize Winners and 2016 APS F...

Please join me in congratulating: 1)  2017 APS Prize winners: Xiao-Gang Wen (MIT) 2017 APS Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize: https://www.aps.org/programs/honors/prizes/prizerecipient.cfm?last_nm=Wen&first_nm=Xiao-Gang&year=2017 "For theories of topological order and its consequences in a broad range of physical systems." Xiao-Gang shares this year's prize with Alexei Kitaev (Caltech). Tze-Chiang Chen (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center) 2017 George […]

2016 OCPA Awards Nomination/Extension...

Reminder for 2016 OCPA Awards Nomination/Extension of Deadline: Dear Colleagues, I would like to remind our membership that the deadline for the nomination of candidates for the following awards is fast approaching. 2016 Oustanding Young Researcher Award (Macronix Prize) OCPA_2016_OYRA_Nomination.pdf   2016 Achievement in Asia Award (Robert T. Poe Prize) OCPA_2016_AAA_Nomination.pdf   2016 Oustanding Dissertation […]

2015 APS Prize Winners

Earlier, we had announced the winners of 2016 APS Prizes.  Here, we update with the complete list (courtesy Jian-Ping Chen; Jefferson Lab; OCPA Chair Communication Committee): 1)  2016 Herman Feshbach Prize in Theoretical Nuclear Physics Recipient: Xiangdong Ji University of Maryland, College Park / Shanghai Jiao Tong University "For pioneering work in developing tools to […]

2016 APS March Meeting FIP Reception ...

The FIP reception took place on Tuesday, March 15 in Baltimore Hilton Labtrobe ball room from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. The recpetion was attended by ~ 60 international participants, and was a great success.  Representatives of OCPA, including Prof. Dongping Zhong (Ohio State; OCPA Secretary), and Prof. Xuan Gao (Case Western; OCPA Vice Chair Communication Committee), were […]

2016 Outstanding Dissertation Award (...

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 […]

2015 OCPA Outstanding Young Researche...

Lu Li and David Shih won the 2015 OCPA Outstanding Young Researcher Award (Macronix Prize) Professor Lu Li (Department of Physics, University of Michigan) and Professor David Shih (Department of Physics, Rutgers University) are the co-winners of the 2015 Outstanding Young Researcher Award (Macronix Prize) of the International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers (OCPA). […]

2016 Outstanding Young Researcher Awa...

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 […]

2016 Achievement in Asia Award (Rober...

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 […]

2016 Breakthrough Prize Winners

Fundamental Physics category: Prof. Kam-Biu Luk (Berkeley and lbl) and the Daya Bay collaboration: https://breakthroughprize.org/Laureates/1   New Horizon in Physics Category: Prof. Liang Fu (MIT), and Prof. Xiao-Liang Qi (Stanford) along with Andrei Berniveg: https://breakthroughprize.org/Laureates/1/P2   The Breakthrough Prize is sponsored by Sergey Brin (Google) Yuri Milner (Russian Billionaire Investor) Jack Ma (Alibaba) Mark Zuckerberg […]