China & APS

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 China below.

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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International Research Travel Award Program (IRTAP)

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

Travel Award

FGSA Travel Award for Excellence in Graduate Research

Recognizes graduate students who have made noteworthy progress in academics, providing travel funding for the APS March or April Meeting. Learn more

Distinguished Students

FIP Distinguished Student Program Travel Awards

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

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US Visa Information

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

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APS Webinars for Physicists

APS Webinars offer professional development, career guidance, and advice from fellow physicists. Past webinars are available in the webinar archive. Learn more

Reciprocal Membership Agreements in China

APS signs agreements with other physical societies to exchange certain member benefits. APS has a Reciprocal Membership agreement with the Chinese Physical Society (CPS). Learn more

Meetings & Events

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

APS March Meeting 2023
March 6-10, 2023
Las Vegas, NV

April Meeting 2023
April 15-18, 2023
Minneapolis, MN

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 24,000 articles submitted by authors in China have been published by Physical Review Journals.
  • In 2018 alone, over 2,380 articles published in our journals came from authors in China.

Articles in APS News

View a listing of International Articles in APS News that have appeared over the years.

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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.

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APS Members in China

APS Members

APS Fellows

APS Advocacy Efforts: International Scientists & Collaborations

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

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.

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Enge Wang
Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Ursula Keller

Ursula Keller
ETH Zurich

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Karen Hallberg
Instituto Balseiro

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Omololu Akin-Ojo
East African Institute of Fundamental Research

China - APS Membership by the Numbers

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