Marc Henneaux



Marc Henneaux studied physics at the University of Brussels in Belgium and received his doctoral degree in 1980 under the supervision of J. Géhéniau. He was a Visiting Fellow at the University of Princeton for the academic year 1978-1979 and was postdoctoral research associate at the University of Texas from 1981 to 1984. From there, he held a research position at the Belgian Science foundation (FNRS) until 1992, after which he was appointed Associate Professor at the University of Brussels (1993-1996). He is Full Professor at the University of Brussels since October 1996 and an Associate Member of CECs (Chile) since 1985.

Since January 1, 2004, he is also Director of the International Solvay Institutes for Physics and Chemistry, founded by E. Solvay.

Awards and Honours

  • Louis Empain Prize, 1989
  • Francqui Prize, 2000
  • Corresponding Member of the Royal Academy of Belgium, 2002-2004
  • Francqui Chair - Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 2002-2003
  • Andrejewski Chair - Universities of Leipzig and Iena, 2003
  • Member of the Royal Academy of Belgium since 2004
  • Humboldt Research Award, 2009
  • Honorary Doctorate, Craiova University (Romania), 2010
  • ERC Advanced Grant, 2011-2015

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