Activity: External Academic Engagement › Professional association or peak discipline body
The Physical Society of Japan（JPS） has a membership of about 17,000, including research scientists, engineers, teachers, students and citizens, inside and outside of Japan. Its chief objectives are to publish the research output of latest achievement of physics and to hold Annual Meetings to promote members' research activities. As of 2015, 41% of the JPS members are working in universities, 11% in private corporations, 11% in public research institutes. and 16% of the members are graduate and undergraduate students..