Dr. Hafeez R. Hoorani, S.I.




Director General
Phone: +92(51)207 7302
Fax: +92(51)207 7395
NCP Email: Hafeez R. Hoorani
CERN Email: Hafeez R. Hoorani


Education

Postdoc (Physics), Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburg, U.S.A.
1996
PhD (Physics) University of Geneva, Switzerland
1995
MPhil/MS (Physics), Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada
1986
MSc (Physics), University of Karachi, Pakistan
1982
BSc (Hons in Physics), University of Karachi, Pakistan
1980

Professional Experience

Director General – National Centre for Physics, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad – Pakistan 2014 - to-date
Senior Research Physicist – European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), Geneva, Switzerland 2013 - 2014
Scientific Director – Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in Middle-East (SESAME) Project, Amman, Jordan 2007 - 2013
Director Research - National Centre for Physics, Islamabad, Pakistan 2004 - 2013
Professor of Physics - National Centre for Physics, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan 2000 - 2004
CERN Fellow - CERN, Geneva, Switzerland 1999 - 2000
Senior Research Associate - Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA 1996 - 1999
Research Associate - Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) Zurich, Switzerland 1995 - 1996
Research and Teaching Assistant - University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland 1991 - 1995
Fellow of World Laboratory - CERN, Geneva, Switzerland 1989 - 1991
Assistant Professor (Physics), University of Karachi, Karachi 1987 - 1989
Research and Teaching Assistant (Physics), Simon Fraser University, Canada 1983 - 1986
Lecturer (Physics), Govt. Degree College, Karachi 1982 - 1983

Current Positions

  • Working as Director General at National Centre for Physics since 2014 to till date
  • Worked as Director Research at National Centre for Physics
  • Working as Scientific Director SESAME Jordan
  • Scientific Secretary, International Nathiagali Summer College (INSC)
  • Working as Professor of Physics at Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad
  • Local Coordinator (Pakistan) World Federation of Scientists Scholarships, Switzerland

Supervision Experience

  • PhD students supervised & awarded degree - 06
  • PhD student in progress - 02
  • MPhil students supervised & awarded degree - 21
  • MPhil students research under process - 02

Seminars/Conferences/Workshops Attended

Year Title Place
April 15, 2017 “Mathematical Physics and Theoretical Models” – Einstein’s Seminar, UIT Karachi, Pakistan
February 03, 2017 “Performance of RPC during LHC run in 2016” – CMS Collaboration week 30 January  
December 19, 2016 “Physics at LHC and Novel Detector Technologies” – University of Karachi Karachi, Pakistan
May 03, 2016 “Do Physicists need Mathematicians?” – NCP Islamabad, Pakistan
November 19, 2015 “NCP Scientific Activities” - Tsinghua University Beijing – China
November 17, 2015 “Top Quark Physics at LHC” – Institute of High-Energy Physics (IHEP) Beijing – China,
September 21, 2015 “Development of Gaseous & Semiconductor Detector” – Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Karlsruhe – Germany
August 03, 2015 “The Unification of Fundamental Forces”, Salam Memorial Lecture – 40th INSC Islamabad – Pakistan
May 14, 2015 “Pakistan and CERN: Collaboration in Advanced Scientific Research”, Centre for International Strategic Studies Nathiagali, Pakistan
December 23, 2014 “The Role of International Collaboration & Research of Basic Sciences” OIC Consultative – COMSTECH Islamabad, Pakistan

Total No. of Publications

  • Journal Publications - 780. For details, click here


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