The CAP has established 13 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: Chitra Rangan

Division of Atmospheric and Space Physics (DASP)

Chair: Emma Spanswick

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

Chair: Adriana Predoi-Cross

Division of Condensed Matter and Materials Physics (DCMMP)

Chair: Michel Gingras

Division of Applied Physics and Instrumentation (DAPI) 

Chair: Steffon Luoma

Division of Nuclear Physics (DNP)

Chair: Corina Andreoiu

Division of Physics Education (DPE)

Chair: Daria Ahrensmeier

Division of Physics in Medicine and Biology (DPMB)

Chair: Emily Heath

Division of Plasma Physics (DPP)

Chair: Lénaïc Couédel

Division of Surface Sciences (DSS)

Chair: Steve Patitsas

Division of Theoretical Physics (DTP)

Chair: Mark Walton

Division on the History of Physics (DHP)

Chair: Patrick Clancy

Particle Physics Division (PPD)

Chair: Marie-Cécile Piro

External Divisions

Canadian Geophysical Union (CGU)