International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers

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 […]

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 APS Fellows

Chen, Hou-Tong [2015] Los Alamos National Laboratory Citation: For contributions to the development of active metamaterials and devices, and the development and understanding of few-layer metamaterials and metasurfaces, especially in the terahertz frequency range. Nominated by: Division of Laser Science Chen, Jeff [2015] University of Waterloo Citation: For outstanding contributions to the theoretical study of […]

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 […]

Summary of the 4th OCPA Topical Accel...

A Brief Summary of the 4th OCPA topical accelerator school/workshop by Yen-Chieh Huang and Chuanxiang Tang Following the first three successful OCPA Topical Accelerator Schools & Workshops in 2009, 2011, 2013, the 4th such school & workshop was held at National Tsinghua University (NTHU) in Hsinchu, Taiwan, during August 3-7, 2015. NTHU is the local […]

Xiaoxing Xi and the Dismissal of Wire...

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY PHYSICS PROFESSOR XIAOXING XI AND THE DISMISSAL OF WIREFRAUD CHARGES* Albert M. Chang OCPA President Department of Physics, Duke University In the early morning of May 21 2015, FBI agents burst into the home of Prof. Xiaoxing Xi and his family and arrested Prof. Xi. The agents brandishing weapons, forcibly dragged Prof. Xi […]