Lene Vestergaard Hau
Received the Carlsberg Foundation's Research Award for the Natural Sciences by the Royal Danish Society of Sciences and Letter, 5 October 2011..
Elected an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow, December 7, 2009.
Public Lecture: Carnegie Institution's Capital Science Evening
Lene Hau was selected by the MacArthur Foundation as one of only 9
MacArthur Fellows to be featured in connection with the 25th
anniversary of the MacArthur Fellows program. The 9 fellows were
selected among all MacArthur fellows named over the history of the
fellows program. See "MacArthur Fellows: the first 25 years, 1981-2005"
The Library of Congress has recognized Lene Hau in its "Women Who Dare" 2007 desk calendar of accomplished women from around the world and throughout history.
Recipient of the 2004 Richtmyer Memorial Award by the American Association of Physics Teachers.