Written and the documents selected by Dr. József Németh (BME)
Photos: János Philip (BME), Klára Láng (MTAK)
English translation: Adrienn Nagy
Made by the Visualia Kreatív Ügynökség
© Library of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Nobel Prize: 1971
    "for his invention and development of the holographic method"
Honorary Member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences: 24 April 1964
Fellow of the Royal Society: 1956
Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Sciences (USA): 1973
Honorary Doctor of Science of the following universities:
  • University of Southampton (1970)
  • Technical University of Delft (1971)
  • University of Surrey (1972)
  • City University (1972)
  • University of London (1973, Hon.LL.D.)
  • University of Columbia (1975)