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Yanfei Zhao in Jian Wang’s Group won the “OCPA-APS Outstanding Conference Poster Award” (First-place award)

Yanfei Zhao, PhD student of Prof. Jian Wang in International Center for Quantum Materials, School of Physics, Peking University, won the OCPA-APS Outstanding Conference Poster award in OCPA8. The 8th Joint Meeting of Chinese Physicists Worldwide (OCPA8) was held from June 23 to June 27 in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. OCPA stands for International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers. The chartered goals of the organization are to promote physics and astronomy research in general and to promote recognition of achievements by ethnic Chinese physicists and astronomers in particular. The OCPA-APS Outstanding Conference Poster Awards for the OCPA8 conference are jointly sponsored by the American Physical Society (APS) and OCPA. The overall goal of OCPA-APS is to promote excellence in poster presentation and to reward outstanding efforts. Yanfei Zhao in Jian Wang’s Group won the first-place OCPA-APS Outstanding Conference Poster award in Condensed Matter and Materials Sciences for an excellent poster presentation of experimental observation of surface transport in topological insulating heterostructure. 

Left: OCPA Vice President Albert M. Chang; Middle: Award Winner Yanfei Zhao; Right: APS President Michael Turner

2014 OCPA-APS Outstanding Conference Poster Award

 2014623日至27日在新加坡南洋理工大学举行的第八届全球华人物理和天文学会大会(OCPA8)上,北京大学物理学院量子材料科学中心王健研究组博士生赵弇斐同学的“拓扑绝缘体异质结构的表面输运”科研工作荣获“全球华人物理和天文学会-美国物理学会杰出会议海报奖”一等奖 OCPA-APS Outstanding Conference Poster Award: First-place)。全球华人物理和天文学会(OCPA)的建立是为了促进全球华人物理学家以及天文学家之间的交流,并对华裔物理学家的科研贡献给予肯定。全球华人物理和天文学会大会每二到四年举办一届。本届会议的“杰出海报奖”由美国物理学会(APS)和全球华人物理和天文学会共同赞助颁发,由美国物理学会主席与全球华人物理和天文学会主席共同颁奖,用于奖励在会议海报展示中表现出色的参会人,并对其科研工作给予认可。

左:全球华人物理和天文学会副主席Albert M. Chang;中:获奖人赵弇斐;右:美国物理学会主席Michael Turner