Award Name : Princess of Asturias Awards
Year of Award : 2013
Award for : Science and Engineering
Location : Brussels, , Belgium
François Baron Englert (born 6 November 1932) is a Belgian theoretical physicist and 2013 Nobel prize laureate. He is Professor emeritus at the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) where he is member of the Service de Physique Théorique. He is also a Sackler Professor by Special Appointment in the School of Physics and Astronomy at Tel Aviv University and a member of the Institute for Quantum Studies at Chapman University in California.In 2013 he received the Princess of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research.