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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 […]

OCPA Accelerator School

The OCPA Accelerator School Alex Chao (Stanford and SLAC) The OCPA Accelerator School was initiated in 1998 under the auspices of the OCPA. It has been held once every two years since then except for one cancellation in 2004 due to SARS. Location of the school changes each time. So far, it has taken place […]

OCPA News Letter (October 2015)

Newsletter, October, 2015 – by Albert M. Chang, OCPA President Dear OCPA Members, The past 6 months has witnessed a number of important news items of relevance to the OCPA community. A lot has transpired, and my original intent to write a newsletter every quarter was side-tracked by the news in late May (~May 21) […]

OCPA 2015 Officers

Complete listing of OCPA 2015 Officers as a pdf file. OCPA-Officers-2015-2016

APS March Meeting San Antonio

Photos from the APS March Meeting, San Antonio, taken during the APS FIP reception Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in the Grand Hyatt San Antonio Hotel   OCPA President Albert M. Chang (Duke) with APS FIP (Forum on International Physics) Chair, Edmond Berger (Argonne National Lab) OCPA Immediate-Past President Nai-Chang Yeh (Caltech) with APS Director of […]