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As part of an ongoing effort to better serve the global physics community, APS has dedicated resources to further its international engagement activities. Learn more about APS programs, events, publications, and networks offered to the physics community in South America.
Any statistics listed on this page are representative of APS Members in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela
FGSA Travel Award for Excellence in Graduate Research
Recognizes graduate students who have made noteworthy progress in academics, providing travel funding to attend scientific conferences. Learn more
ICTP-SAIFR Física de Frontera para Profesores de Secundaria
With support from the APS Innovation Fund, the ICTP- SAIFR center in São Paulo has translated 18 volumes of free material on modern physics for high-school classrooms. Learn more about the growing network of high-school teachers in Latin America that use this material. Learn More
International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development (IYBSSD 2022)
The International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development encourages exchanges between scientists and all categories of stakeholders to emphasize the links among basic sciences and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations Agenda 2030. Learn more
APS Student Ambassadors
The APS Student Ambassadors program is an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students around the world to strengthen the network of student members at their institution dedicated to advancing physics through APS by participating in and sharing valuable APS resources and programs. Learn more
APS signs agreements with other physical societies to exchange certain member benefits. Learn more
APS March Meeting 2024
March 3-8, 2024
APS April Meeting 2024
April 3-6, 2024
XII-Latin American Workshop on Magnetism, Magnetic Materials, & their Applications (LAW3M)
October 17-20, 2023
Puerto Varas, LL, Chile
Physical Review Journals
Articles in APS News about this Region
View articles that have appeared in the International News column of APS News.
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.
The APS 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
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!
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.
City University of Hong Kong
East African Institute of Fundamental Research
*APS members whose primary residence is the US are not included in these statistics.
As part of the 2020-2021 STEP UP Ambassador Cohort, Yusuf is translating STEP UP teaching resources into Portuguese for use across Brazil. He is working with his local network to get these translated resources to teachers, researchers, teacher training programs, and middle schools. As a faculty member at the American School of Brasilia, he is building a network with other American international schools in Brazil and many other countries to get the word out about STEP UP.