Committee on International Physics Education

The Committee on International Physics Education (CIPE) seeks and establishes collaborations with educators from around the world to share pedagogical and methodological practices in physics education at all levels and lay foundations for joint research.

Mission Statement



Committee Members

Dan MacIsaac, Chair (Term ending after WM2024)

Sujata Krishna, Vice Chair (Term ending after WM2024)

Andre Bresges (Term ending after WM2026)

Duncan L. Carlsmith (Term ending after WM2025)

Danny Doucette (Term ending after WM2024)

Love Deepak Trivedi (Term ending after WM2024)

Robert C. Hilborn, Ex Officio

Julie M. McIntyre, Staff Liaison

Past Chairs

Kathleen Ann Falconer (2021)

Katemari D. Rosa, M.Sc. (2021)

Leanne Doughty (2022)

Richard P. Hechter (2023)



  1. Provide a channel of communication between the membership of AAPT and physics teachers and students in other countries.
  2. Facilitate active cooperation between AAPT, the International Commission on Physics Education, and other international groups concerned with physics education