!!!Alain Aspect
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__Present and Previous Positions__
*1992 - present CNRS distinguished scientist (directeur de recherche CNRS de classe exceptionnelle), at Laboratoire Charles Fabry, Institut d'Optique, Palaiseau: head of the Atom Optics group Augustin Fresnel Professor at Institut d‟Optique, Professor at Ecole Polytechnique
*1985 - 1992 Collège de France scientist (sous-directeur de laboratoire), associated with the chair of atomic physics held by C. Cohen-Tannoudji
*1974 - 1985 Lecturer at the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan
*1971 - 1974 Teacher as voluntary service overseas in Yaoundé (Cameroon)
*1969 - 1971 Assistant lecturer, Orsay University
__Fields of Scholarship__
__Honours and Awards__
*2022 Nobel Prize in Physics (jointly with John F. Clauser and Anton Zeilinger) "''for experiments with entangled photons, establishing the violation of Bell's inequalities and pioneering quantum information science''"
*Asteroid 33163 Alainaspect, discovered by astronomers at Caussols in 1998, was named after him
*2014 Named Officer of the Legion of Honour
*2013 Balzan Prize
*2013 Niels Bohr International Gold Medal
*2013 UNESCO Niels Bohr Medal
*2012 Einstein medal of the Albert Einstein Society CV AA 6 / 6 17/03/2012
*2011 Médaille grand vermeil de la Ville de Paris
*2011 Honorary doctor of Technion (Haifa)
*2011 Herbert Walther award (OSA and DPG)
*2010 Wolf prize in Physics
*2010 Honorary doctor of the University of Glasgow
*2010 ERC Advanced grant
*2009 European Physical Society Quantum Electronics Prize
*2008 Honorary doctor of the Herriot-Watt University, Edimburgh
*2008 Honorary doctor of the Australian National University, Canberra
*2007 iXcore research foundation laureate
*2006 Honorary doctor of the Ecole Polytechnique and University of Montreal
*2005 CNRS Gold Metal, France http://www2.cnrs.fr/en/394.htm
*2000 Carnegie trust centenary professor, U. of Strathclyde, Scotland
*1999 Max Born Award of the Optical Society of America, USA
*1999 Humboldt-Gay Lussac Prize, Germany
*1991 Holweck Prize (Société Française de Physique and Institute of Physics), UK
*1987 International Commission for Optics Award
*1985 Commonwealth Award for Science and Invention, USA
*1983 Prix Servan de l‟Académie des Sciences, France
*Distinguished Membership or Fellowship
**2015 Foreign Member of the Royal Society
**2009 Austrian Academy of Sciences, corresponding member abroad
**2008 National Academy of Sciences (USA) Foreign Associate
**2006 European Optical Society Fellow
**2005 American Physical Society Fellow
**2002 Optical Society of America Fellow
**2002 Académie des Sciences (France) member
**2000 Académie des Technologies (France) member
**1995 Académie des Sciences (France) corresponding member

*Distinguished Lectureship 
**2010 Elliott W. Montroll lecturer, U of Rochester
**2009 University of Toronto distinguished lecturer
**2009 Invited lecturer at the “Troisième cycle de la physique en Suisse romande”
**2009 Asher Peres memorial lecturer, Technion, Israel
**2006 Yale University distinguished lecturer in quantum information physics
**2006 Wenner-Gren distinguished lecturer, Sweden
**2006 Norman Hascoe distinguished lecturer, UConn, USA
**2002 Klosk lecturer, New York University, USA
**2000 Carnegie centennial professor, University of Strathclyde, Scotland
**1992 Loebb lecturer, Harvard University, USA
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