|Article 1: Name
This Division of the Association of Asia Pacific Physical Societies shall be called the Division of Plasma Physics. Its abbreviation shall be AAPPS-DPP.
Article 2: Objective
The objective of the Division shall be the advancement and dissemination of the knowledge, understanding and applications of plasmas of natural and laboratory origin.
Article 3: Membership
Members of the Division shall consist of Scientists wishing to have membership of this division subject to recommendation by a members (initially core member). Member shall be responsible to inform one’s name, affiliation, E-mail address to the secretary of the Division Secretary. Division Membership may be removed in case of one’s request or loss of long-term communication or one’s misconduct judged by the Executive Committee.
Article 4: Executive Committee
The Division shall be governed by an Executive Committee (hereafter called EXCO), which shall have general charge of the affairs of the Division.
4.2 Composition of EXCO
The EXCO shall consist of the Division Officers and the EXCO secretary.
4.3 EXCO meeting
EXCO shall have the EXCO meeting at least once a year, either by face or by other means including E-mail. At the APPC, EXCO shall have the face-to-face EXCO meeting.
4.4 Role of EXCO Secretary
The EXCO secretary shall arrange the EXCO meeting and minutes of the EXCO meeting.
Article 5: Division Officers
5.1 Officers of the Division
The Officers of the Division are the Chair, Vice Chairs, and Division Secretaries.
5.2 Terms of Division Officers
The term of Division Officers is 3 years with possible extensions if one’s role as a Division Officer is changed. 5.3 Duties of the Chair
The Chair shall represent the Division and shall chair the EXCO meeting.
5.4 Vice Chairs
5.4.1 Number of Vice Chairs
There shall be at least six Vice Chairs, which will be responsible for the major subjects of this Division, i.e. 1) Fundamental plasma physics, 2) Basic Plasma Physics, 3) Applied Plasma Physics, 4) High intensity laser plasma science, 5) Space, solar and astro plasmas. 6) Local arrangement of next APPC and the general matter of Division. Number of the Vice Chair is subject to the progress of the Division.
5.4.2 Duties of the Vice Chairs
- Each Vice Chair in charge of each subject shall be responsible for matters in each major subject. - The Vice Chair in charge of the next APPC shall be responsible for the local arrangement of the next APPC session and the communication to the local organizing committee.
5.5 Division Secretaries
These shall be at least two Division Secretaries, Chief Division Secretary and Division Secretary for General Affair. Division Secretaries shall be responsible for the membership management, information dissemination to the Division members and other matters as necessary.
Article 6: Standing Committees
1. Honorary Advisory Committee
The Division Chair may form an honorary advisory committee, which may consist of distinguished scientists in the fields and former division chairs related to this Division for advice to the Division management.
2. Program Committee
The Program Committee shall be responsible for the plasma science program for the APPC meeting.
3. Other Standing Committees
ExCo may form necessary standing committees as necessary.
|History Minutes Return to Top|
Plasma Physics is first division under Association of Asia Pacific Physical
Societies established in 2014. The first elected Chair is Dr./Prof. Mitsuru
|Founders of this division|
| The Physical Society of
 Prof. Yasuaki Kishimoto, Director of the Institute of Advanced Energy,
 Prof. Osamu Ishihara, ex-Dean, Faculty of Engineering,
 Prof. Zensho Yoshida, Department of Advanced Energy, the
 Prof. Yasushi Ono, Department of Advanced Energy, the
 Prof. Akira Ando, Faculty of Engineering,
 Prof. Teruo Saito, Director of
 Prof. Akihide Fujisawa, Institute of Applied Mechanics,
 Prof. Tomohiko Watanabe, National Institute of Fusion Science, NINS
 A/Prof. Kenichi Nagaoka, National Institute of Fusion Science, NINS
 A/Prof. Makoto Furukawa, Graduate
 Em Prof. M. Sasao, Faculty of Engineering,
 Prof. Masaharu Shiratani, Faculty of Engineering,
 Prof. Toshiro Kaneko, Faculty of Engineering,
 Prof. Satoshi Hamaguchi,
 Em Prof Kunioki Mima,
 Prof. Hideaki Takabe,
 Prof. Kazuo A. Tanaka,
 Prof. Kazunari Shibata, Director of Kwasan Observatory,
 Prof. Ryoji Matsumoto, Department of Physics,
 Prof. Shu-ichiro Inutsuka, Department of Physics,
 Prof. Toru Hada, Interdisciplinary Graduate
 Prof. Masato Nakamura,
 Prof. Masahiro Hoshino, Department of Physics, the
 Dr./Prof. Mitsuru Kikuchi, Supreme Researcher,
The Chinese Physical Society:
1] Prof. Liu Chen, Director, Institute for Fusion Theory and Simulation,
 Prof. Xiao gang Wang, Director, Center for Fusion Simulation, Department of physics,
 Prof. Zhihong Lin, Department of Physics, UC Irvine, USA/ Department of Physics, Peking University.
 Prof. Yaming Zou, Director, Modern Physics Institute,
 Prof. Zhe Gao, Head of SUNIST Laboratory, Department of Engineering Science,
 Prof. Xuru Duan, Director of Center for Fusion Science, South Western Institute of Physics.
 Prof. J.Q. Dong, Center for Fusion Science, South Western Institute of Physics.
 Prof. Xuantong Ding, Center for Fusion Science, South Western Institute of Physics
 Prof. Baonian Wan, Deputy Director, Institute of plasma physics,
 Prof. Nong Xiang, Head of Theory division, Institute of plasma physics,
 Prof. G.S. Xu,
 Prof. Wandong Liu, Executive Dean,
 Prof. Jian Zheng, Laboratory of Plasma Physics and Department of Modern Physics,
 Prof. Shaojie Wang, Department of Modern Physics,
 Prof. Weixing Ding, Department of Modern Physics,
 Prof. Yu Lin, Department of Geophysics and Planetary Science,
 Prof. Ge Zhuang,
 Prof. Yutong Li,
 Prof. Liming Chen,
 Dr. Xin Lu,
 Dr. Weimin Wang,
Australian Institute of Physics:
 Prof Geoffrey Bicknell,
 Em. Prof. Rod Boswell,
 Prof. Christine Charles,
 Prof. John Howard,
 Prof. Iver Cairns,
 Prof. Dmitry Fursa, Professor & ARC Future Fellow, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics,
 Em. Prof. Robert Dewar,
 A/Prof. B. Blackwell,
 Honorary Associate Professor Brian James,
 A/Prof. Matthew Hole,
 Dr Cormac Corr,
The Korean Physical Society:
1] Moohyun Cho, Professor, Dept of Advanced Nuclear Engineering (adjunct, Department of Physics), POSTECH
 Wonho Choe, Professor, Dept of
 Taik Soo Hahm, Professor, Dept of Nuclear Engineering,
 Bong Guen HONG, Professor, Dept of Quantum System Engineering,
 Yong-Seok Hwang, Professor, Dept of Nuclear Engineering,
 Gon-Ho Kim, Professor, Dept of Nuclear Engineering,
 Myeun Kwon, Director-General, National Fusion Research Institute
 Chang Hee
 Dongsu Ryu, Professor, Dept of Astronomy & Space Science,
 Prof. Patrick Diamond, Director, World Class Institute, National Fusion Research Institute/ Distinguished Professor, UCSD
Indian Physics Association:
 Prof. Abhijit Sen, S. Chandrasekar professor, Institute for Plasma Research. Gandhinagar
 Prof. G Ravindra Kumar, Tata Institute for Fundamental Research
 Prof. S. Mukherjee, Associate Dean, Institute for Plasma Research. Gandhinagar
 Prof. R. Ganesh, Institute for Plasma Research. Gandhinagar
 Prof. N. Chakrabarti, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata
 Prof. M. Sita Janaki, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata
 Prof. Manoranjan Khan,
 Prof. K. Avinash,
 Prof. Amita Das, Associate Dean, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar
 Prof. Ashish Ganguli, Indian Institute of Technology,
The Physical Society located in
 Prof. C.Z. Cheng,
 Prof. Lin I, Academician,
 Prof. Kerchung Shaing,
 Prof. Lin-Ni Hau,
 Prof. Y.R. Lin-Liu, Center for Math. and Theoretical Physics, Dep. of Physics,
 Prof Xu Shuyan, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological
 A/Prof Rajdeep Singh Rawat, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological
 A/Prof Lee Choon Keat Paul, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological
 A/Prof Stuart Victor Springham, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological
The Physical Society of
 Prof. P.K. Chu, Chair Professor of Materials Engineering, Department of Physics and Materials Science, City University of Hong Kong
Malaysian Institute of Physics:
 Prof. Chiow San Wong, Plasma Technology Research Centre, Physics Department,
 Prof. Deepak P. Subedi, Associate Dean,
Thai Institute of Physics:
 A/Prof. Thawatchai Onjun, Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology
 A/Prof. Rattachat Mongkolnavin, Head of Physics Department,
Physical Society of
 Prof. Henry J. Ramos, Coordinator: Plasma Physics Laboratory, National Institute of Physics,