Farid Ould-Saada

Professor - High Energy Physics
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Phone +47 22855056
Mobile phone +47 94861474 +47-94861474
Room Ø377B
Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 24 Fysikkbygningen 0371 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1048 Blindern 0316 Oslo

Academic Interests

High energy particle physics, currently with ATLAS at LHC.  Beyond Standard Model: Supersymmetry (including Higgs) and Dark Matter, New symmetries (Gauge Bosons W', Z'), Extra dimensions (Graviton, Black-holes). Astro-particle Physics, Neutrino Physics. Distributed (Grid) Computing. Education & Outreach. More info.


Higher education and employment history

  • 1978-1982: University of Tizi-Ouzou, Algeria, "DES" Theoretical physics
  • 1982-1983: University of Orsay, France, "DEA" Nuclear and Particle physics
  • 1983-1986: CEN Saclay, France, PhD in Particle physics. CELLO experiment at PETRA, DESY, Hamburg, Germany.
  • 1986-1991: Research associate, Hamburg University, JADE experiment at PETRA and H1 experiment at HERA
  • 1992-1999: University of Zurich, Switzerland. Crystal Barrel experiment at CERN; MUNU experiment at Bugey reactor, France; CMS experiment at CERN. University teaching.
  • 1999-       : University of Oslo, Norway, HERA-B experiment at HERA; ATLAS experiment at LHC, CERN; EuroNuNet; SDI; NorLHC; Grid Computing at NorduGrid, NGN, KnowARC, NGIn, EMI, ARC4eInfrastructures, University teaching. Education & Outreach: IPPOG, IMC, ZPATH


  • Norwegian and UiO CERN-related High Energy Particle Physics (HEPP): Leader
  • ATLAS Collaboration: Oslo Team Leader, Collaboration Board, International Computing Board, National contact physicist
  • International Particle Physics Outreach Group (IPPOG): Norwegian representative, Masterclasses Steering Committee
  • NorduGrid Collaboration: Board Chair
  • Management Committee member, EuroNuNet Cost Action 
  • Leader ARC4eInfrastructures project
  • Leader ZPATH Research-based education Olav Thon project 
  • NGIn Grid research and education: Project leader
  • European Middleware Initiative: Collaboration Board and Executive CB
  • Leader EU Horizon 2020 "EXERCISE" application submitted 11/2014 - Future Emerging Technologies


Tags: HEPP, ATLAS, LHC, NorduGrid, IPPOG, NGIn, EMI, KnowARC, ARC4eInfrastructures, ZPATH, EuroNuNet

Selected publications


Published Nov. 4, 2010 12:29 PM - Last modified Oct. 28, 2020 1:45 PM