International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers

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 […]

2016 Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear P...

2016 Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics Recipient   I-yang Lee Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Citation: "For seminal contributions to the field of nuclear structure through the development of advanced gamma-ray detectors as realized in the Gammasphere device, and for pioneering work on gamma-ray energy tracking detectors demonstrated by the Gamma-ray Energy Tracking Array […]

2016 APS Herman Feshbach Prize Winner

2016 Herman Feshbach Prize in Theoretical Nuclear Physics Recipient Xiangdong Ji University of Maryland, College Park / Shanghai Jiao Tong University Citation:"For pioneering work in developing tools to characterize the structure of the nucleon within QCD and for showing how its properties can be probed through experiments; this work not only illuminates the nucleon theoretically […]

2015 Achievement in Asia Award

Yugang Ma and Qing-Feng Sun won the 2015 Achievement in Asia Award (Robert T. Poe Prize) Professor Yugang Ma (SINAP; Shangahi Institute of Applied Physics) and Prof. Qing-Feng Sun (Department of Physics, Peking University) are the co-winners of the 2015 Achievement in Asia Award (Robert T. Poe Prize) given by the International Organization of Chinese […]

Lei Dai 2014 thesis award in Biologic...

The recipient of the 2014 thesis award in Biological Physics is Dr. Lei Dai (UCLA) http://webtest.aps.org/programs/honors/prizes/prizerecipient.cfm?last_nm=Dai&first_nm=Lei&year=2014 LEI DAI UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES Citation: "Spatio-Temporal Dynamics Before Population Collapse." Background: Lei Dai received his Ph.D. in physics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2014. His thesis research was supervised by Jeff Gore. In the Gore […]

Tai-Chang Chiang 2015 Davisson-Germer...

Prof. Tai-Chang Chiang (UIUC) is the recipient for the 2015 Davisson-Germer Prize in Atomic or Surface Physics http://webtest.aps.org/programs/honors/prizes/prizerecipient.cfm?last_nm=Chiang&first_nm=Tai-Chang&year=2015   TAI-CHANG CHIANG UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, URBANA-CHAMPAIGN Citation: "For his elegant demonstration of multiple quantum well resonances in metallic thin films achieved by growing films of unprecedented uniformity, and his demonstration and use of quantum effects to […]

OYRA Award (MACRONIX PRIZE)

Outstanding Young Researcher Award (Macronix Prize) The International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers (OCPA) welcomes nominations for the 2015 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 […]

AAA Award (ROBERT T. POE PRIZE)

Achievement in Asia Award (Robert T. Poe Prize) The International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers (OCPA) welcomes nominations for the 2015 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 […]