The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, and their Policy and Global Affairs group, has invited Freimann Professor Ani Aprahamian to serve as a member of the U.S. Liaison Committee for the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP). Her term is September 18, 2018 – December 31, 2020. IUPAP representation in the USA is carried out by the Science Academies. The aims of IUPAP with 57 member countries are:
- to stimulate and promote international cooperation in physics;
- to sponsor suitable international meetings and to assist organizing committees;
- to foster the preparation and the publication of abstracts of papers and tables of physical constants;
- to promote international agreements on other use of symbols, units, nomenclature and standards;
- to foster free circulation of scientists; to encourage research and education.
C-12 is the Nuclear Physics commission of IUPAP established in 1960 to promote the exchange of information and views between the members of the international scientific community in the general field of Nuclear Physics.