About APS

The American Physical Society (APS) is a nonprofit membership organization working to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics through its outstanding research journals, scientific meetings, and education, outreach, advocacy, and international activities. APS represents over 55,000 members, including physicists in academia, national laboratories, and industry in the United States and throughout the world. Society offices are located in College Park, MD (Headquarters), Ridge, NY, and Washington, D.C.
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APS Strategic Plan: 2019

Strategic Plan

Throughout 2018, APS members, leadership, and staff prepared a new Strategic Plan to guide the Society and lay out strategic priorities for APS in the years ahead.
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2018 Annual Report

Annual Report 2018The APS 2018 Annual Report is now available. The report provides an overview of the Society's activities and achievements in 2018, as well as a summary of financial operations for the year.
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Annual Business Meeting

The annual APS Business Meeting features presentations from APS leaders on Society activities and plans for the coming year.
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Leadership

Leadership 2019

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Position Statements

APS has a number of statements on education, ethics and values, human rights, internal policy, international affairs, and national policy.
APS Statements


APS Logo

The APS logo is a registered trademark. APS staff and units may use the authorized APS Physics logo in connection with approved materials.
Logos Usage Guidelines


APS Units

The divisions, topical groups, forums, and sections play a vital role in the Society by aiding in the fulfillment of its mission.
APS Units