Place of Ceremony: Palacio de Bellas Artes
Host Institution: Presidencia de la República
Host Country: México City, México
Prof. Ali Javan received the Albert Einstein World Award of Science at the Palace of Fine Arts in México City in recognition to his more than 30 years of research into the physics of lasers. His work has been remarkable for his pioneering contributions to the field of stimulated emission of light, especially for his invention of the gas laser, an optical device of unparalleled applicability to scientific research and to a myriad of practical applications.