Sahal Yacoob
Sahal Yacoob

Senior Lecturer

RW James 5.05
phone: 021 650 3341

research areas: High-Energy Physics

I’m a lecturer of physics at the University of Cape Town, and a researcher in high energy particle physics working in the ATLAS Collaboration at CERN.

A short bio:

  • BSc (Hons) in physics from UCT (1999)
  • MSc in theoretical physics from UCT (2002)
  • PhD in experimental particle physics from Northwestern University (2010)
  • post-doc on the ATLAS experiment with University of the Witwatersrand (2010-2012)
  • lecturer in physics at University of KwaZulu-Natal (2012-2015)
  • lecturer in physics at UCT since 2015
  • member of the South African Young Academy of Science