Awards and Honors
- 2009 Elected Fellow of The Royal Society, UK
- 2009 Carnegie Centenary Professorship from the Universities of Scotland, UK
- 2008 Dr. Honoris Causa, Université de la Méditerranée, Aix-Marseille II, presented by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, France.
- 2007 Benajamin Meaker Visiting Professorship, Department of Physics, Bristol University, Bristol, UK