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The Forum on International Physics is a voluntary association of APS members who are interested in advancing the knowledge of physics and its diffusion by fostering cooperation and communication among physicists of all countries. The FIP organizes focused sessions at APS meetings, receives nominations for APS fellowships and the Wheatley Award, and communicates with its members via this page and a periodic Newsletter. The FIP also cooperates with several other APS bodies in charge of international scientific affairs. But the unique strength of the FIP lies in the openness of its agenda, which reflects the grass-roots origin of this Forum. Programs such as international book exchanges, equipment exchanges, travel grants, etc. have been established in the past as a result of individual initiatives of FIP members. So if you feel that something is missing in the area of international scientific cooperation, join the FIP and make it happen! And if you are already a member of the FIP, share the excitement with your colleagues and help us recruit even more volunteers!
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The August 2017 Newsletter is Now Available
Distinguished Student (DS) Program
We are pleased to announce the next round of travel award applications for the Forum on International Physics Distinguished Student Program. Application deadline: September 13, 2017.
Congratulations to the newly elected Vice Chair, Elena Aprile. Elisa Molinari and Toyoko Orimoto have been elected as Members-at-Large. They will begin their positions effective on January 1, 2017.
India-US Travel Grant. The Indo‑U.S. Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) and APS have a program to sponsor the exchange of physicists and physics graduate students between India and the United States.