Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research
University of the Witwatersrand
Zeblon Vilakazi is deputy vice chancellor for research at the university of witwatersrand. 2007-2013: Director of iThemba LABS, the largest nuclear physics research lab in the southern hemisphere. Research interests include nuclear and computational physics. Obtained PhD from the University of the Witwatersrand(1998) was a National Research Foundation (NRF) post-doctoral Associate at CERN. 1999: University of Cape Town where he was involved in a large scientific project conducted at the ALICE experiment of CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC). He currently serves as a Member of the Program Advisory Committee of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Dubna, Russia. From 2009 to 2011, served as Chairman of the IAEA Standing Advisory Committee on Nuclear Applications.