News & Announcements

2016

Distinguished Student (DS) Program
We are pleased to announce the next round of travel award applications for the Forum on International Physics Distinguished Student Program. Application deadline: August 3, 2016.
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The deadline for submission of nominations for the 2017 John Wheatley Award is July 1, 2016.
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The deadline for APS Fellowship nominations for FIP members is May 31, 2016.
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2015

Distinguished Student Seminar Program DS3
We are pleased to announce that the first round of applications for the Forum on International Physics 2015 Travel Award for Distinguished Student Seminar Program DS3 will open September 1st, 2015.

Ideas for topics and speakers for the FIP invited sessions at the 2016 March and April meetings are due by August 3.
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Call for Nominations for Vice Chair, Secretary/Treasurer and two Member-at-Large positions. Nominations close on July 15, 2015.
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The deadline for nominations for the 2016 Andrei Sakharov Prize is July 1, 2015.
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FIP sponsored 5 sessions at this year's APS April Meeting.
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Gray arrow FIP-Authorea Travel grant for European FIP members format_pdf

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2014

Gray arrow FIP 2014 Election. View a listing of the FIP Executive Committee as of January 1, 2015.

2013

Gray arrow Election 2013. View the election 2013 candidates and their biographies for Vice Chair, Councilor, and Member-at-Large.

Gray arrow India-US Travel Grant. The Indo‑U.S. Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) and APS have a program to sponsor the exchange of physicists and physics graduate students between India and the United States.

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2011

Call for Nominations
The Executive Committee of the Forum on International Physics consists of 13 voting members. The following positions become vacant beginning January 2012: 1) Vice-Chair 2) Two Members-at-Large. We invite you to nominate candidates for these positions.

 

 

2010

 

 

India-US Travel Grant. The Indo‑U.S. Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) and APS have a program to sponsor the exchange of physicists and physics graduate students between India and the United States. The deadline is November 1.

2009

USLC-IUPAP Resolution on International Science and Technology format_pdf

2008

Call for Nominations
The Executive Committee of the Forum on International Physics consists of 13 voting members. The following positions become vacant beginning January 2009: 1) Vice-Chair; 2) Two Members-at-Large

 

 

2007

 

 

ACS Moves To Reinstate Iranian Members
Society applies for government license to resolve issue
ACS News May 14, 2007 Volume 85, Number 20 p.13

Embargo Fallout
ACS is forced to drop Iranian members because of U.S. regulations
Chemical & Engineering News; April 9, 2007 Volume 85, Number 15 p. 11

Call for Papers: International Conference on Engineering for Sustainable Energy in Developing Countries (pdf)
August 15-18, 2007
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Message to the members of FIP; Authorized by Noemi Mirkin, Secretary/Treasurer

Iranians are dropped from American Chemical Society
Nature 446 , 596-597 (5 April 2007) | doi:10.1038/446596a ; Published online 4 April 2007

Professional Societies: ACS Drops Iranian Members, Citing Embargo
Science; 30 March 2007, Vol 315. no. 5820, p 177

"Physics and Human Energy" Project
Message to the members of FIP; Authorized by Noemi Mirkin, Secretary/Treasurer

NSF-DOE Pan-American Advanced Studies Institutes
Message to the members of FIP; Authorized by Noemi Mirkin, Secretary/Treasurer

Matching Membership Program
Message to the members of FIP; Authorized by Noemi Mirkin, Secretary/Treasurer

2006

CRS Report for Congress, Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in Iraq and Afghanistan: Effects and Countermeasures (pdf)
Clay Wilson, Specialist in Technology and National Security Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division
Secrecy News

Scholars at Risk calls for investigation into the death of a detained Iranian student  (pdf)
This is a message from the Scholars at Risk Network. More information about Scholars at Risk
SAR Conference 2005: Post-Conference Report (pdf)

Earthquake Update from Pakistan
Pervez Hoodbhoy, Professor of Physics, Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan

 

 

2005

A global role for physics
Katepalli Sreenivasan, Honorary Professor and director of the International Centre for Theoretical Physics in Trieste, Italy  

The challenges for Africa
Edwin Cartlidge, News Editor of Physics World  

Innovation for all nations
Irving A. Lerch, Chair of the APS Forum on International Physics  

Collateral Damage: American Science and the War on Terrorism
Kenneth R. Foster, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Irving A. Lerch, Chair of the APS Forum on International Physics  

US Visa Difficulties Are Lessening, but More Must Be Done
Amy Flatten, Director of International Affairs for the American Physical Society  

Visas brew trouble for US science
Irving Lerch, Chair of the APS Forum on International Physics