- Liu, Keh-Fei
Dept. of Phys. and Astronomy
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506-0055, USA
Immediate Past President
- Chang, Tu-nan
Dept. of Phys. and Astronomy
University of So. California
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0484, USA
OCPA Executive Council*
Department of Physics
1110 W. Green St., UIUC
Urbana, IL 61801-3080, USA
U of California
Riverside , CA 92521 , USA
TUNG, Wu-Ki Tung
Dept. of Physics & Astronomy
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
- Membership Committee Chair
Department of Physics
Illinois State University
Normal, IL 61790-4560
- Communication Committee Chair
565 Edmund Terrace
Paramus, NJ 07652
* Other members
Awards Committee Chair (already confirmed, one-year term, (1/1/2003-12/1/2003)
- NG, Cheuk-Yiu
Department of Chemistry
University of California at Davis
Davis, California 95616, USA
- Councilor-at-Large (to be confirmed after the General Election):
CHAN, Moses (Penn State U)
CHANG, Ngee Pong (CUNY)
CHAO, Alex (Stanford Linear Accelerator)
LAM, Chi Sing (McGill U)
Wong, Cheuk-Yin (Oak Ridge National Lab.)
WU, Maw-Kuen (Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica, Taipei)
YANG, Guo-Zhen (Institute of Physics, Beijing)
YOUNG, Bing Lin (Iowa State U)
- Editor-in-Chief (to be confirmed after the General Election):
PHUA, Kok-Khoo (World Scientific & U Singapore)
OCPA Divisional Coordinators:
||Wu-Tsung William Weng (Brookhaven)
|Astrophysics & Gravitation
||Bei-Lok Hu (U Maryland)
| Atomic/Molecular & Chemical
||Hai-Lung Dai (U Penn)
||Terence T.L. Hwa (UC, San Diego)
||Samuel S. M. Wong (U Toronto)
||Zhi-Xun Shen (Stanford)
Fu-Chun Zhang (U Cincinnati)
||Chih-Yung Chien (Johns Hopkins U)
||Pisin Chen (Stanford Linear Accelerator)
||Haiyan Gao (Duke U)
|Physicist at Large
||Julian Chen (IBM)
||Vincent Chan (General Atomics)
||Albert Chang (Purdue U)
||Bambi Hu (Hong Kong Baptist U)
||Luwei Zhou (Fudan U.)
||Hong Ming Lai (Chinese U of HK)
||Ting-Kuo Lee (Center Theoretical Sciences)
||Meng Ta-Chung (Frie University, Berlin)
||Wing-Ki Liu (U Waterloo)
||Xiangdong Ji (U Maryland)
||Yee Jack Ng (U North Carolina)
||Wai Mo Suen (Washington U)
||Zhirong Huang (Stanford Linear Accelerator)
Short CV of the OCPA Officers, Councilors and Coordinators for 2003-2004:
Moses H. W. Chan
Evan Pugh Professor of Physics, Penn State U. Born in Xi-an, Shensi,
China in '46, grew up in Hong Kong. Ph.D., Cornell University, '74.
Penn State faculty '79-present. Guggenheim Fellow '86. Fritz London
Prize '96. Member, National Academy of Sciences, 2000. specialty:
Experimental Condensed Matter Physics.
B.S. '72 & Ph.D. '75, U Wisconsin-Madison. Joined the Fusion Group
at General Atomics in San Diego, CA as a res. scientist in theor. &
computational studies of magnetic fusion plasmas. Now Director,
Theory and Computational Science Div responsible for fusion and
fundamental plasma theory & modeling, and high performance computer
simulations. Fellow APS (1988); Secretary & Treasurer, Div Plasma
Physics, APS (1999-present).
Albert M. Chang
Prof. of Physics, Purdue Univ. '97-present; Member of Technical Staff,
Bell Lab. '84-97; BS MIT '77; Ph.D. Princeton '83; Postdoc Princeton
'82-84; APS Fellow; Research Interest: Chiral Luttinger liquids at
the Fractional Quantum Hall Edge, Quantum Dots, Two-Impurity Kondo
Problem, Scanning Microscopy, Ultra-Thin Gate Dielectrics for
SiMOSFET's, Nanosience and Nanophysics.
Born in Singapore '40; B.A. Ohio Wesleyan '59; Ph.D. Columbia '63;
Postdoc: Inst Adv Studies, Princeton '63-'64, Rockefeller '64-65;
Prof. CUNY '65-present; Chair, OCPA '91-'92 & '97-'98; Fellow APS;
Fellow, Japan Soc. Prom Science. Research Interest: Particle theory,
dynamical symmetry breaking, hot QCD, neutrino oscillation.
Prof. & Chair, Dept. Phys & Astr, Univ So. Cal; APS Fellow; B.S.
Tunghai U. '66; Ph. D. U. Calif. Riverside '72; Postdoc, UCR '72-'73,
U. Chicago '73-'75; Faculty at USC since '75. President, Academic
Senate, USC '94-'96; President, Chinese Amer Faculty Assoc of So.
Calif. '96-97; Awards: Raubenheimer Disting'd Faculty Award for
Excellence in Research, Teaching, and Service at USC; Achievement
Award, Chinese Amer Faculty Assoc So. Calif.; Research: Multi-electron
interactions in atomic processes.
Alexander W. Chao
B.S. '70, Tsing-Hua Univ., Hsin-Chu, Taiwan; Ph.D. '74, State Univ. of
New York at Stony Brook; Postdoc, staff, beam dynamics group leader,
1974-84, SLAC; Accel. Phys. Division head 1984-89, SSC Central Design
Group; Accel. Phys. Group leader and Asso. Project Manager 1989-93,
SSC Laboratory; Professor 1994-, Stanford Univ. Fellow, American
Physical Society; Chair, APS Division of Physics of Beams, 1998-2000;
Academician, Academia Sinica, 2002.
Ph.D. in physics, Columbia University, 1985. Research Staff, IBM TJ
Watson Research Center, 1985-2001. Senior Technical Staff and Team
Lead for Worldwide Speech Synthesis Research and Development, IBM,
2001-current. Outstanding Translated Science Book Award from National
Bureau of News and Publications, China, for "Introduction to Scanning
Tunneling Microscopy", 1997. Outstanding Innovation Award from IBM for
Mandarin Speech Recognition, 1998. Research fields: nanometer-scale
quantum mechanics, acoustics of human speech.
B.S. Phys, Nat'l Taiwan U, Taipei, Ph.D. in theor part phys, UCLA
in 1983. Currently a physicist at Stanford Linear Accelerator Center,
Stanford U. Elected a Fellow of the APS in the Beam Physics Division
in 1995. He is the recipient of the Fourth Prize in the 1995 Essay
Competition on Gravitation, awarded by the Gravity Research Foundation.
Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics, Fudan Univ., 1987. Research in field
theories from 87'-'97 in following institutions: Inst. for High Energy
Physics, Beijing, Univ. Utah, Univ. Brit. Columbia, Univ. of North
Carolina, and Univ. of California, Davis. Currently the Chief Editor
at Rinton Press, Princeton.
Experimental Particle Physics. B.S. Taiwan University, 1960; Ph.D,
Yale University, 1966.UCLA, 1966-69, Johns Hopkins University
1969- present. Professor, 1977- present. Program Director, NSF,
1985-86; Founding Dean of Science, 1988-89, Founding Pro-Vice
Chancellor, Academic Affairs, 1989-92, Hong Kong University of
Science and Technology.
BS '74 Nat. Taiwan U., PhD '81 UC Berkeley. Postdoc '81-'84 MIT.
Since '84, at the U. of Pennsylvania and appointed as Hirschmann
and Makineni Professor of Chemistry from '03. Fellow of APS.
Recipient of Sloan Fellowship, Dreyfus Teacher Scholar Award,
Coblentz Award in Spectroscopy, Humboldt Fellowship and Guggenheim
Fellowship. Research interests: laser spectroscopy, photochemistry,
molecular energy transfer, surface and colloidal science, and
B.Sc., U of San Francisco, 1957; Ph.D., UC Berkeley, 1964. 1964,
Res Assoc, Lawrence Berkeley Lab; 1964-1966, Res Assoc,
Rutgers - the State University; 1966-1970, Asst Prof, 1970-1976,
Assoc Prof, 1976-1994, Prof, UC Riverside, Prof Emeritus,
1994- present. Chairman, UC Riverside, 1979-80, 81-85, 90-91.
Associate Professor Duke '02 - present; Associate Professor MIT
'02 - present; Assistant Prof. MIT, '97-'02; B.S. Tsinghua Univ.
'88; Ph.D. Caltech '94; Postdoc: Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign,
'94-'96; Assistant Physicist, Argonne Nat'l Lab., '96-'97; Award:
DOE Outstanding Junior Faculty Investigator Award, 2000; Research
Interest: Experimental intermediate energy nuclear physics,
especially nucleon structure studies using polarization degrees of
freedom, QCD degrees of freedom in exclusive nuclear processes,
polarized gas target development, search for neutron electric
Prof. of Physics at Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison '98-present; assistant
and associate prof. at UC-Davis '93-'97; postdoc fellow at Fermilab
'90-'93; PhD '90 from UW-Madison; Lecturer at Nankai Univ. '83-85; MS
'83 from Nankai Univ. Awards: H.I. Romnes faculty fellow at UW-Madison;
Research Committee Awards at UC-Davis '93-'97; SSC National fellow '92.
Research interests: theoretical particle physics; high energy
Head and Chair Professor of Physics, Hong Kong Baptist University;
and Professor of Physics, University of Houston. Director of Centre for
Nonlinear Studies. B.A., University of California at Berkeley; M.S. and Ph.D., Cornell University. Specialty: statistical and nonlinear
Professor of Physics, University of Maryland. Ph. D 1972 in Theoretical
Physics, Princeton University. Postdoctoral research ('72-'79):
Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, Stanford, UC Berkeley, UC Santa Barbara.
Honorary Fellow, Harvard '79. On the faculty of University of Maryland
since 1980. Dyson Visiting Professor, IAS '94. APS Fellow. Research on
Gravitation and Cosmology, Early Universe Quantum Processes; Quantum
Field Theory in Curved Spacetime, Nonequilibrium Statistical Field
Born in Beijing, China, Huang studied at Beijing Univ. and graduated
at Cal Tech, 1992, received his Ph.D. in beam physics from Stanford
Univ. in 1998. Recipient of 1999 APS Outstanding Doctoral Thesis
Research Award in Beam Physics. Huang joined the Advanced Photon
Source at Argonne Nat. Lab. in 1998 and is currently a physicist at
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center. His research interests are in
free-electron lasers, beam cooling and instabilities in accelerators.
Prof. of Physics, UC San Diego; Theoretician with interest in biological
physics, statistical mechanics, condensed matter phys, and nonlinear
dynamics; BS, phys, bio and electrical engineering, Stanford U., '86;
Ph.D. MIT '90; Post-doctoral research, Harvard '90-'93; APS LeRoy Apker
Award, '86; OCPA Outstanding Young Researcher Award '93; Sloan Fellow,
'94-'99; Guggenheim Fellowship, '99-'00; Chinese Ministry of Education
Chang-Jiang chair professor, '02.
Professor (Reader) in Physics Department, Chinese Univ of HK.
Education: BSc, Chinese U HK '67, Ph.D. in Theor Plasma Physics,
Dartmouth '71. Research interests: EM radiation and its interaction
with matter, electrodynamics and plasma physics
Ernest Rutherford Professor of Physics. Born in Hong Kong '36; B.Sc.'58
McGill; PhD M.I.T.'63; Postdoc: Univ. Maryland '63-65; Faculty: McGill
Univ. '68-present; Dept Chair '76-'79; Leo-Yaffe teaching award, '90;
Acting Editor, Assoc Editor, Canadian Jour. Phys. '73-'80; Editorial
Board, International Journal of Modern Physic and Modern Physics Letters A, '99-present; Chairman, Particle Phys. Div., Canadian Association of
Physicists '75-76; Chair, OCPA, '95-'96; Field of Interest: high energy
B.Sc National Taiwan Univ. '71; Ph.D. Brown University '76; Postdoc:
CCNY and ITP, UC Santa Barbara, '75-'81; Faculty: Virginia
Poly. Inst., '81-'97; Inst. of Physics, Acad. Sinica, Taiwan
'96-present Physics Division Head, National Center for Theoretical
Sciences, Hsinchu, Taiwan. '97-present. Condensed-matter theorists,
high Tc superconductivity; protein structure and folding.
Born in Beijing '47. B.S., Tunghai Univ '68; Ph D SUNY-Stony Brook '75.
Saclay '74-'76; UCLA '76-'81; Faculty, Univ. of Kentucky '81-present.
Alexander von Humboldt awardee, 1990; Research Prof. Award, 1993;
Fellow, APS. Specialty: Large Scale Lattice Gauge Simulation of QCD,
Hadron Physics, Solitons, Many Body Theory, and Monte Carlo Algorithm.
Born in Hong Kong '50; BS, Univ. Illinois '71; Ph.D., Univ. Illinois
'75; Currently Professor of Physics, Univ. of Waterloo. Visiting
appointments at Univ. of Newcastle, U.K. '89-'90, '95-'96, Inst.
of Atomic and Mol. Sciences, Acad. Sinica, Taiwan in '96, '97, and '98,
Hunan Normal University in '99, Chinese University of Hong Kong in '02.
Research in Molecular collision theory, laser-molecule interaction,
Date of Birth: 30th May, 1935, Place of birth: Peking, China
Education: B.Sc.(Taipei), Dipl.Phys.(Frankfort/M),Dr.rer.nat.(Mainz)
Present position: Univ.-Prof. Free University-Berlin
Research area: Theoretical High Energy Physics
Professor Above Scale at UC Davis (2001-), Disting'd Prof of Chemistry
at Iowa State U (1977-2001), graduate of the Chinese U of Hong Kong
(BS) and UC Berkeley (PhD). Research interest: Reactivities and
Spectroscopy of molecular ions and radicals using laser and synchrotron
photoionization, molecular beam, and mass spectrometric techniques.
Fellow of the APS. Editor-in-chief of the Advanced Series in Physical
Chemistry (World Scientific), editor of Wiley Series in Ion Chemistry
and Physics (Wiley), and member, editorial board of the J. Chem. Phys.
of the AIP (1996-1998).
Yee Jack Ng
B.A., Univ. California Berkeley, Ph.D. Harvard Univ. Research
Associate: Inst. for Advanced Study, Princeton, SLAC, Stanford.
Alfred P. Sloan Fellow. University favorite faculty award ('00, '02);
"R&D star to watch", Industry Week magazine ('01). Present Position:
Professor of Physics, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Research
interests: theoretical particle physics, field theory, gravitation
and cosmology, statistical physics.
Born in Guangdong, China '49; B.S., Tunghai Univ. 1970; Ph.D, Univ.
of Pittsburgh, '75; Prof. of Physics, Univ. of Illinois 2002-present;
Los Alamos National Lab 1978-2001; Laboratory Fellow, Los Alamos
National Lab, 1996; APS Fellow, 1993; Research interest: Experimental
nuclear and particle physics.
President, S.E. Asia Theoretical Phys Association, Trustee, Mathematical
Sciences Res. Institute, UC Berkeley, Council Member, Asia Pacific Ctr
for Theoretical Phys, Member, Working Group on Communi-cations in Phys,
IUPAP, Chairman, World Sci. Pub. Co Pte Ltd/Imperial College Press, U of London, UK. Prof, Dept of Phys, Nat'l U of Singapore (on leave).
B.S., Peking Univ., Ph. D. Texas A&M Univ. (1986). Lecturer, Univ. of
Sci. and Tech. of China (77-81), Res. Asso. UIUC (81-83), Res. phys.,
UIUC (86-94), Faculty, Ill. State Uni. (94-present). Int. Rel. Com. of
AWIS (1995-2000); Com. of Int. Sci. Aff. of APS (1998-2000). Research
Interest: theo. modeling of semicond. nanostructures. Honor: APS fellow
B.S. Fudan Univ., 83, M.S. Rutgers 85, Ph. D. Stanford, 89. Research
Associate, Stanford, 89-90; Acting Ass. Prof. of EE, Stanford, 91-92;
Ass. Prof. of Appl. Phys. and SSRL, 91-96; Asso. Prof. of Phys., Appl.
Phys. and SSRL, 96 -. Sloan Fellow, 93; NSF Young Investigator Award,
93; Outstanding Young Researcer Award, OCPA, 93; Materials Science
Research Award for Outstanding Scientifiec Accomplishment in SSP, DOE,
94. Research interest: electronic structure of highly correlated
materials, including the high-temperature superconductors, the Mott
insulators, magnetic materials and heavy fermion compounds.
B.Sc. Chinese U HK '78, M.Ph. Chinese U HK '80, Ph. D. Cal Tech '85;
Prof of Theoretical Physics, Phys Dept and McDonnel Center for Space
Sciences, Washington U; and Visiting Prof. Chinese U of Hong Kong;
Director, Center for Large Scale Computation (CLC) at the Chinese U
of Hong Kong; Recipient of the 1995 OCPA Outstanding Young Researcher
Current position: Professor at Michigan State Univ. B.S. Nat.Taiwan
Univ. '60; Ph.D. Yale'66; Postdoc at Stony Brook and Institute for
Advanced Study, Princeton; Previous Faculty positions: Univ. of Chicago,
Illinois Inst. Tech.; Research interest: theory and phenomenology of
quantum Chromodynamics; Fellow, APS; Founder and co-Spokesman
(1991 - 2001) of CTEQ, a large QCD Collaboration of 25 high energy
theorists and experimentalists around the US.
Wu-Tsung, Bill, Weng
Born '44 in Taiwan. BSEE, Taiwan Univ. '66; MS, Tsing Hua Univ, '68,
Ph.D. Phys. SBU '74. U of Arizona '74-76, BNL '77-83, SLAC '83-87,
Senior Physicist at BNL since '87. Booster Project head, '87-90,
Accelerator Division head, '90-94, Chair of PAS&T Committee of NPSS/IEEE,
'90-'94, Chair of PAC Conf. '99, Senior Team Leader of SNS Project Ring
system, '96-'02, Center of Accelerator Physics head, '02-. Y.T. Lee
Foundation Scholarship, '95. APS Fellow, IEEE Senior member. Specialty,
Accelerator Physics, nonlinear dynamics, space charge effect, high power Proton Synchrotron.
Born in Guangdong '41, grew up in Hong Kong; B.A. Princeton '61,
Ph.D. Princeton '66. Fellow, American Phys Soc '78. Physicist, Oak
Ridge Nat'l Lab '66-present, Niels Bohr Inst, Copenhagen '68-'69,
M.I.T. '82-'83, Inst Nucl Studies, U of Tokyo '88; Hon Prof Phys,
China Inst of Atomic Energy '96; President, OCPA '99-'00; Specialty:
theoretical nuclear physics.
Samuel Shaw Ming Wong
Prof. of Physics, Univ. of Toronto; B.A., Interna'l Christian Univ.,
Tokyo; M.Sc., Purdue Univ., Ph.D., Univ. of Rochester; Author of 5 books
and over 90 papers in nuclear and computational physics.
Ph.D. Physics, U of Houston '81. Currently, Director, Institute
of Physics, Academia Sinica, Taipei; Professor Phys and Chairman,
Research & Development Council, Nat'l Tsing Hua U, Taiwan; Nat'l
Acad Sci Comstock Prize (with C. W. Chu) '88; State of Alabama
Resolution '88; U of Alabama Outstanding Research Award '88; Bernd
T. Mattias Prize (with C.W. Chu and B. Raveau) '94; Y.T. Lee
Outstanding Scientist Award '95; elected to Member of Academia
Professor and Former director of Institute of Physics, Beijing,
Vice-President of Chinese Physical Society and IUPAP. Born in Jiangsu,
China; graduated from Peking Univ. '65; worked in Institute of Physics,
Chinese Academy of Science, 1966-present; Research in Dept. of Phys.
U C Berkeley, 1983, Division of Applied Sciences, Harvard Univ. '84.
Speciality: optical physics and condensed matter physics."
B.S. National Taiwan Univ, 1959; Ph.D. Univ of Minnesota, 1966; Research
Associate, Indiana Univ and Brookhaven National Lab., 1996-70; Assistant
to Full Professor, Iowa State Univ. 1970 - present; OCPA: Vice Chair,
1991-92; Chair, 1993-94; Member of the Executive Council 1995-2000,
Prof. of Physics & Dean of Graduate School, Fudan U.; BS Fudan, '77;
Ph. D. Temple U. '86; Postdoc. UCLA '86-88; Faculty at Fudan since '88;
Chair, Physics, Fudan, '97-00; Editor Board , Chinese J. Low Temp.
Physics; Member, Special Comm. of Low Temperature Physics, Chinese
Physical Society; Specialty: Experimental Condensed Matter Physics.
||Y. Jack Ng
||Samuel S. M. Wong