Sahal Yacoob

Sahal Yacoob is a lecturer at the University of Cape Town in South Africa (well, from July 2015 he will be). Sahal has been on ATLAS since 2010, and moved back to South Africa in 2012. He has worked on various tau-related analyses.

From ATLAS Around the World: African horizons

It’s great being back at CERN and being able to immerse myself in the tangible atmosphere of excited anticipation for the first collisions at 13 TeV this June. I am a South African, usually based in Durban — a city currently afflicted with xenophobically motivated riots and rolling blackouts. Being at CERN is really a different world right now, to a greater extent than usual.

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