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Physics


ASSOCIATIONS and ORGANIZATIONS

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science, "Triple A-S" (AAAS)
    International non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science around the world by serving as an educator, leader, spokesperson and professional association. AAAS publishes the journal Science, as well as many scientific newsletters, books and reports, and spearheads programs that raise the bar of understanding for science worldwide.
  • American Institute of Physics (AIP)
    A 501(c)(3) not-for-profit membership corporation created for the purpose of promoting the advancement and diffusion of the knowledge of physics and its application to human welfare. It is the mission of the Institute to serve the sciences of physics and astronomy by serving its member societies, by serving individual scientists, and by serving students and the general public.
  • American Physical Society (APS)
    The objective of the Society is the advancement and diffusion of the knowledge of physics, to advance that objective by presenting ethical guidelines for Society members.
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
    A nonprofit organization of individuals and institutions committed to furthering education in engineering and engineering technology.
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Nanotechnology Institute
    Dedicated to further the art, science, and practice of nanotechnology. Clearinghouse for ASME activities in nanotechnology.
  • American Telemedicine Association (ATA)
    The leading resource and advocate promoting access to medical care for consumers and health professionals via telecommunications technology. ATA seeks to bring together diverse groups from traditional medicine, academic medical centers, technology and telecommunications companies, e-health, medical societies, government and others to overcome barriers to the advancement of telemedicine through the professional, ethical and equitable improvement in health care delivery.
  • Biophysical Society (BS)
    Encourages development and dissemination of knowledge in biophysics. It does so through its many programs, including its meetings, publications, and committee outreach activities. The Society's members work in academia, industry, and in government agencies throughout the world.
  • Foresight Institute
    Intends to guide emerging technologies to improve the human condition with a focus on nanotechnology.
  • Huntsville Electro-Optical Society (HEOS)
    Functions concurrently as a local section of the Optical Society of America (OSA)and as a regional chapter of The International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE). It is the aim of HEOS to stimulate interest in optics and the engineering of optical systems; to promote the mutual needs of its members; and to encourage free discussions of problems and discoveries among investigators of optical problems, designers, manufacturers, and users of optical apparatus. Membership in HEOS is open to all with appropriate training, experience, or interest in any branch of optics or electro-optics: in research, in instruction, in optical or illumination engineering, in the manufacture and distribution of optical instruments, or physiological and medical optics.
  • Institute for Molecular Manufacturing
    Nonprofit foundation formed in 1991 to conduct and support research in molecular systems engineering and molecular manufacturing. Promotes guidelines for research and development practices that will minimize risk from accidental misuse or from abuse of molecular nanotechnology.
  • Institute of Physics (IOP)
    A scientific membership organization devoted to increasing the understanding and application of physics. It has an extensive worldwide membership and is a leading communicator of physics with all audiences from specialists through government to the general public. Its publishing company, IOP Publishing, is a world leader in scientific publishing and the electronic dissemination of physics.
  • International Association of Physics Students (IAPS)
    Aims to build a network of contacts between physics students from around the world, to offer them a program of events and to support them in their academic and professional work.
  • MassNanoTech
    Research center for nanotechnology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Optical Society of America (OSA)
    Society organized to increase and diffuse the knowledge of optics, pure and applied; to promote the common interests of investigators of optical problems, of designers and of users of optical apparatus of all kinds; and to encourage cooperation among them. The purposes of the Society are scientific, technical and educational.
  • Society of Physics Students (SPS)
    A professional association explicitly designed for students. Membership, through collegiate chapters, is open to anyone interested in physics. The only requirement for membership is that you be interested in physics. Besides physics majors, our members include majors in chemistry, computer science, engineering, geology, mathematics, medicine, and other fields.
  • SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
    An international society advancing an interdisciplinary approach to the science and application of light.

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