2023 U. S. Physics Traveling TeamU.S. Physics Team Members Selected to Participate in the 2023 International Physics Olympiad


June 21, 2023, College Park, MD—Five students have been selected to represent the U.S. Physics Team at the 53rd International Physics Olympiad to be held July 10–17 at National Olympics Memorial Youth Center in Tokyo, where student scholars from many nations will test their knowledge in physics, competing with the world's best.

The five traveling members of the 2023 U.S. Physics Team are:
Shuoyan Chen, Troy High School, Fullerton, CA 
Collin Fan, Adlai E. Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL 
Evan Kim, Tesla STEM High School, Redmond, WA 
Zian Shi, Clovis North High School, Fresno, CA 
Feodor Yevtushenko, University High School, Irvine, CA
Alternate traveler: Sami Labidi, Andover High School, Andover, KS

The coaches traveling with the 2023 U.S. Physics Team are Tengiz Bibilashvili, Academic Director,  and Kevin Zhou, Coach.

The U.S. Physics Team is sponsored by the generous support of private donors, the American Institute for Physics and the member societies of the American Institute of Physics:
Acoustical Society of America
American Association of Physicists in Medicine
American Association of Physics Teachers
American Astronomical Society
ACA: The Structural Science Society
American Meteorological Society
American Physical Society
AVS: Science &Technology of Materials, Interfaces, and Processing
The Society of Rheology

Hosting University:
University of Maryland

Corporate Sponsors:
Cambridge University Press
D.E.Shaw Group & Company

List of Events
July 10-17 —International Physics Olympiad (IPHO) hosted by National Olympics Memorial Youth Center in Tokyo, Japan
July 17 —IPHO Closing Ceremony

About AAPT
AAPT is an international organization for physics educators, physicists, and industrial scientists—with members worldwide. Dedicated to enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching, AAPT provides awards, publications, and programs that encourage teaching practical application of physics principles, support continuing professional development, and reward excellence in physics education. Founded in 1930, the Association is headquartered in the American Center for Physics at College Park, Maryland.