Berthold-Georg Englert is Provost's Chair Professor at the National University of Singapore, and Principal Investigator at the Centre for Quantum Technologies. In 2006, he was recognized for outstanding contributions to theoretical research on quantum coherence. B.-G. Englert's principal research interests concern applications in quantum information science, but he is also known for his early work on quantum optics together with Marlan Scully at Texas A&M University.Berthold-Georg Englert was American Physical Society Outstanding Referee in 2008, and is presently the Scientific Secretary of the Julian Schwinger Foundation.Berthold-Georg Englert obtained his Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Tubingen in 1981. He did post-doctoral research at the Technical University Munich and obtained his Dr. rer. nat. habil. in 1990.He is the author of more than 160 publications in the fields of atomic, molecular and optical physics. His book Symbolism of Atomic Measurements is authoritative in the field of quantum mechanics.