2021 OCPA Awards Nominations

2021-9-6

Achievement in Asia Award (Robert T. Poe Prize)

The International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers (OCPA) welcomes nominations for the 2021 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. $2,000.          

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 or the team is nominated.
2. A résumé and a list of major publications of the candidate or the team.
3. Three letters of recommendation.
4. No more than three major publications (in PDF format) of the research based on which the candidate or the team is nominated.

We request that all nomination materials be submitted in PDF format to the nomination email listed below. The deadline for the receipt of the nomination material is December 31, 2021. The nomination will be active for 2 calendar years, subjected to the condition delineated above; however, for second year nominations, we strongly recommend to update and resend the nomination materials. The nomination materials or questions regarding nomination should be sent to the nomination email listed below:

Nomination Email: award.ocpa@gmail.com

2021 Awards Committee Chair: Lei Bao, Department of Physics, The Ohio State University

For award information, please see:

https://ocpaweb.org/home/page/awards-info

https://ocpaweb.org/home/page/aaa-robert-t-poe-prize

The recipient of the AAA will be selected by a panel of distinguished physicists and astronomers. Some of the recent panelists include

Che Ting Chan, Moses HW Chan, Leroy Chang, Kuang-Ta Chao, Hongjun Gao, Xian-Tu He, Pauchy W.-Y. Hwang, Tao Huang, Choy Heng Lai, Dung-Hai Lee, Patrick A. Lee, T. D. Lee, Ting-Kuo Lee, Zheng-Tian Lu, Jie Meng, Kok-Khoo Phua, Jianwei Qiu, Yuen-Ron Shen, Ping Sheng, Sam C.C. Ting, Wu-Tsung Weng, Maw-Kuen Wu, Tung-Maw Yan, C. N. Yang, Bin-Lin Young, Kenneth Young, Li Hua Yu, Zhong-Xian Zhao, Qing-Shi Zhu, Dongping Zhong and Cheng Chin.

For information about OCPA, please see the OCPA home page at http://ocpaweb.org/home/.

 

Outstanding Young Researcher Award (Macronix Prize)

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The International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers (OCPA) welcomes nominations for the 2021 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. $2,000, thanks to the generous support of the Macronix Education Foundation.          

An OYRA candidate should be nominated by the Department Chair/Head of his/her institution (universities, national and industrial labs) and should have received the Ph.D. degree within the past 10 years (January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2021) . 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 résumé and a list of major publications of the candidate.
            3. Three letters of recommendation.
            4. No more than three major publications (in PDF format) of the research based on which the candidate is nominated.

We request that all nomination materials be submitted in PDF format to the nomination email listed below. The deadline for the receipt of the nomination material is December 31, 2021. The nomination will be active for 2 calendar years, subjected to the condition delineated above; however, for second year nominations, we strongly recommend to update and resend the nomination materials. The nomination materials or questions regarding nomination should be sent to the nomination email listed below:

Nomination Email: award.ocpa@gmail.com

2021 Awards Committee Chair: Lei Bao, Department of Physics, The Ohio State University

For award information, please see:

https://ocpaweb.org/home/page/awards-info

https://ocpaweb.org/home/page/oyra-macronix-prize

The recipient(s) of the OYRA (Macronix Prize) will be selected by a panel of distinguished physicists and astronomers. Some of the recent panelists include:

Moses H.-W. Chan, Paul C.-W. Chu, Steven Chu, Tao Han, Xiangdong Ji, Choy Heng Lai, Patrick A. Lee, T. D. Lee, Steven G. Louie, Kam-Biu Luk, Jen-Chieh Peng, Lu Sham, Yuen-Ron Shen, Ping Sheng, Frank Shu, Ta-Liang Teng, Sam C.C. Ting, Daniel Tsui, Xiao-Gang Wen, Tung-Mow Yan, C. N. Yang, Nai-Chang Yeh, Linda Young, Li Hua Yu, Hui, Zhai, Dongping Zhong and Cheng Chin.
For information about OCPA, please see the OCPA home page at http://ocpaweb.org/home/.

 

Outstanding Dissertation Award (ODA)

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The International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers (OCPA) welcomes nominations for the 2021 Outstanding Dissertation Award (ODA). The award is given annually to up-to-four Ph.D. recipients in in physics and/or astronomy world-wide of Chinese ethnicity world-wide. Each year the award carries a total cash prize of USD $1000. Each recipient may receive a maximum of USD $500.

An ODA candidate should be nominated by his/her thesis advisor and should have received the Ph.D. degree within the past two years (January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2021). 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 significant publications of the candidate.
  3. Three letters of recommendation.

We request that all nomination materials be submitted in PDF format to the nomination email listed below. The deadline for the receipt of the nomination material is December 31, 2021. The nomination will be active for 2 calendar years, subjected to the condition delineated above; however, for second year nominations, we strongly recommend to update and resend the nomination materials. The nomination materials or questions regarding nomination should be sent to the nomination email listed below:

Nomination Email: award.ocpa@gmail.com

2021 Awards Committee Chair: Lei Bao, Department of Physics, The Ohio State University

For award information, please see:

https://ocpaweb.org/home/page/awards-info

https://ocpaweb.org/home/page/oda

The recipient(s) of the ODA will be selected by a committee of distinguished physicists and astronomers. Some of the recent panelists include:

Lei Bao, Albert M. Chang, Jianping Chen, Xuan Gao, Rongli Geng, Nu Xu, Xingjing Zhou, Dongping Zhong, and Cheng Chin.
For information about OCPA, please see the OCPA home page at http://ocpaweb.org/home/.