Team Facts & News
In 1986, under the direction of the AAPT Executive Officer, Jack Wilson, the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) organized the United States Physics Team for the first time. — AAPT.ORG
Physics Team Training Camp - University of Maryland
These students are training for the mentally grueling exams and lab tests they'll face at the 44th International Physics Olympiad to be held from July 7 – 15, in Copenhagen, where student scholars from more than 90 nations will test their knowledge in physics, competing with the best in the world. Over the past eleven years, every U.S. Physics Team member traveling to the international competition has returned with a medal. Five members of the 2013 team are returning from last year.
2013 Team visiting Capitol Hill
Front row L-R: Zachary Bogorad, Kevin Zhu, Grace Lin, Kevin Fei, Calvin Huang, Matthew Huang, Jeffrey Cai
Eric Chen, Matthew Huang, Rahul Sridhar, and Kevin Zhu
Grace Lin and Lawrence Sun