Robin Kaiser is a CNRS Directeur de Recherche at the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis. He obtained his Ph.D. at the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Paris in 1990, spending one year at Harvard University before joining CNRS in Orsay in 1991. In 1997 he moved to Nice, where he now leads a cold atom group. He has published more than 100 papers on experimental and theoretical aspects on light scattering in cold atoms. Kaiser was named APS fellow for his fundamental investigations of multiple scattering of light in atomic vapors, especially coherent backscattering of light by cold atoms and Lévy flights of photons in hot atomic vapors.