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Shehu AbdusSalam

Assistant professor, high energy physics, Shahid Beheshti University

Shehu AbdusSalam (PhD University of Cambridge, 2009) was born in Kaduna, Nigeria in 1980. His research interest revolves around the Bayesian fits of particle physics models, supersymmetry breaking phenomenology and implications for collider & dark matter search experiments.

In 2004 after completing the postgraduate diploma at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Muizenberg, AbdusSalam was awarded a DFID shared commonwealth scholarship and subsequently a Gates Cambridge scholarship respectively for MSc and PhD programs.


  • 2016–present
    Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran
  • 2013–2016
    INFN Research fellow, Department of Physics, University of Rome "La Sapienza"
  • 2009–2013
    Postdoctoral research fellow, International Centre for Theoretical Physics, ICTP, Trieste


  • 2009 
    University of Cambridge, UK, PhD
  • 2005 
    University of Cambridge, UK, MSc
  • 2004 
    African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, AIMS, South Africa, PDG
  • 2003 
    Ahmadu Bello University, A.B.U., Zaria, Nigeria, B.Sc.(Hons)