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: A.W. Peet

Division of Atmospheric and Space Physics (DASP)

Chair: Johnathan Burchill

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

Chair: Karl-Peter Marzlin

Division of Condensed Matter and Materials Physics (DCMMP)

Chair: Graeme Luke

Division of Applied Physics and Instrumentation (DAPI) (formerly: Division of Instrumentation and Measurement Physics and Division of Industrial and Applied Physics)

Chair: Kirk Michaelian

Division of Nuclear Physics (DNP)

Chair: Gerald Gwinner

Division of Physics Education (DPE)

Chair: Patricia Mitchler

Division of Physics in Medicine and Biology (DPMB)

Chair: Luc Beaulieu

Division of Plasma Physics (DPP)

Chair: Michael Bradley

Division of Surface Sciences (DSS)

Chair: Steve Patitsas

Division of Theoretical Physics (DTP)

Chair: Ariel Edery

Division on the History of Physics (DHP)

Chair: Louis Marchildon

Particle Physics Division (PPD)

Chair: Alison Lister

External Divisions

Canadian Geophysical Union (CGU)