Hafeez Hoorani Scientist

Dr. Prof. Hafeez Hoorani or Hafeez-ur-Rehman Hoorani or Hafeez R. Hoorani is a Pakistani particle physicist, with a specialisation in accelerator physics, and a research scientist at the CERN. Hoorani is working at the National Center for Physics, with research focus in elementary particle physics and high energy physics. Until the end of 2013, he served as scientific director of International Centre for Synchrotron-Light for Experimental Science Applications in the Middle East (SESAME) and is now research associate at the National Center for Nuclear Physics, Islamabad.He has served as a full professor of high energy physics at the National Center for Physics where he heads a group building the muon chamber for the Compact Muon Solenoid detector. He has also supervised the two PhD students during his stay at the National Center for Physics.

Personal facts

Birth dateJanuary 01, 1954
Birth place
Karachi , Sindh
Pakistani people
Geneva , Islamabad Capital Territory , Islamabad
Simon Fraser University
University of Karachi
Known for
Big Bang
Quantum field theory
Loop quantum gravity
Gaseous ionization detectors


Field of study
Particle physics
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