East Asia & APS

As part of an ongoing effort to serve the global physics community, APS provides resources to deepen its international engagement with physicists worldwide. Learn more about APS programs, events, publications, and networks offered to physicists in East Asia.

Any statistics listed on this page are representative of APS Members in China, Chinese Taipei (Taiwan), the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Hong Kong (SAR - China), Japan, Mongolia, and the Republic of Korea.


Programs & Opportunities


U.S. China Young Physicists Forum

US-China Young Physicists Forums

Stay tuned for more information about future US-China Young Physicists Forums.
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IRTAP

International Research Travel Award Program (IRTAP)

Travel grants to support collaborations between developing and developed country physicists. Learn more

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US Visa Information

Applying for a visa, navigating application delays, and estimating visa processing times. Learn more

Travel Award for Excellence in Graduate Research

FGSA Travel Award for Excellence in Graduate Research

Recognizes graduate students who have made noteworthy progress in academics, covers travel expenses to attend a scientific conference or workshop. Learn more

FIP Distinguished Student Program Travel Awards

FIP Distinguished Student Program Travel Awards

Recognizes outstanding students in any field of physics, providing travel funding to make presentations at the APS March or April Meeting. Learn more

U.S. China Physics Roundtable

US-China Physics Roundtable: Opportunities and Challenges

APS hosts high-level science leaders from the US and China for roundtable discussions on US-China physics cooperation. Learn More

APS Journals

APS-CPS Author-Referee Tutorial Webinar

This webinar covers different writing methods for peer-reviewed scientific papers, tips for improving writing skills, and provides more information about the submission and review process for APS's Physical Review Journals. Watch now


Reciprocal Society Membership Agreements in East Asia


APS signs agreements with other physical societies to exchange certain member benefits. Learn more


Meetings & Events


As taken from the APS Meetings Calendar. To have your meeting added to the APS Meetings Calendar, please email meetings@aps.org.

2020 APS March Meeting (Virtual)
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2020 APS April Meeting (Virtual)
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International Workshop "Mesoscopic Electromechanical Devices: Manufacturing, Physics, and Applications"
August 24-28, 2020
Daejeon, South Korea

The 7th International Symposium on Energetic Materials and their Applications (ISEM2020) (Postponed to 2021)
November 16-20, 2020
Postponed until November 15-19, 2021
Tokyo, Japan

Access presentations and technical programs for past APS Meetings through the Meeting Archive and Meeting Presentations webpages.


Published by APS


Physical Review Journals

  • Since 1980, over 67,000 articles submitted by authors in East Asia have been published in the APS Physical Review Journals
  • Nearly 4300 articles published Physical Review Journals in 2018 were from authors in East Asia

Articles in APS News about this Region

Physics Magazine

APS Forum on International Physics (FIP) Newsletter

Stay up to date with the activities of the APS Forum on International Physics by reading the most recent FIP Newsletter.


East Asia - APS Membership by the Numbers


Globe East Asia


APS Members in this Region

3,740
APS Members

155
APS Fellows

Advocacy Efforts


APS Advocacy Efforts: International Scientists & Collaborations

The APS Office of Government Affairs has partnered with APS members to advocate for openness and scientific mobility in hundreds of meetings with Congressional staff across the United States. Learn more

APS Task Force on Expanding International Engagement

The Task Force on Expanding International Engagement examined how the Society can better serve its international members and the global physics community. Share your feedback & ideas with us!

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APS International Councilors

The APS Council of Representatives is an elected body of APS Members that addresses matters related to science and membership, including science policy. International Councilors serve a four year term and provide the perspectives and opinions of international physicists during APS Council discussions and decisions.

Marta Losada

Marta Losada (Board)
2017-2020
New York University | Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates

Ahmadou Wague

Ahmadou Wagué (Board)
2018-2021
Universite Cheikh, Dakar
Senegal

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Enge Wang
2019-2022
Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
China

Ursula Keller

Ursula Keller
2020-2023
ETH Zurich
Switzerland

*APS members whose primary residence is the US are not included in these statistics.


Recent Prizes and Awards


APS is proud to honor these recipients from the East Asia region. See more recipients from past years.

2020 Recipients

2019 Recipients

Thirumalai Venkatesan
Distinguished Lectureship Award on the Applications of Physics

Ken'ichi Nomoto
Hans A. Bethe Prize

Xi Dai
James C. McGroddy Prize for New Materials