The CAP has established 14 internal divisions and 1 external division to more deeply support and promote specialized areas of interest in physics. Division Chairs participate on the CAP Advisory Committee and the Congress Program Committee. For more information on a Division and its activities, follow the links below.

Internal Divisions

Committee to Encourage Women in Physics (CEWIP)

Chair: Shohini Ghose

Division of Atmospheric and Space Physics (DASP)

Chair: Johnathan Burchill

Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Canada (DAMOPC)

Chair: Paul Barclay

Division of Condensed Matter and Materials Physics (DCMMP)

Chair: Giovanni Fanchini

Division of Industrial and Applied Physics (DIAP)

Chair: René Roy

Division of Instrumentation and Measurement Physics (DIMP)

Chair: Kirk Michaelian

Division of Nuclear Physics (DNP)

Chair: Reiner Kruecken

Division of Physics Education (DPE)

Chair: Martin Williams

Division of Physics in Medicine and Biology (DPMB)

Chair: Christopher Bergevin

Division of Plasma Physics (DPP)

Chair: Lora Ramunno

Division of Surface Sciences (DSS)

Chair: Steve Patitsas

Division of Theoretical Physics (DTP)

Chair: Svetlana Barkanova

Division on the History of Physics (DHP)

Chair: Louis Marchildon

Particle Physics Division (PPD)

Chair: Steven Robertson

External Divisions

Canadian Geophysical Union (CGU)