Lamiaa El Fassi

Lamiaa El Fassi

Lamiaa El Fassi

Assistant Professor, Experimental Medium and High Energy Nuclear Physics

010D Hilbun Hall
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Dr. Lamiaa El Fassi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics & Astronomy at Mississippi State University.

Graduate Students

Teaching Areas

  • PH2233 Physics III
  • PH4223/6223 Mechanics II
  • PH8613 Nuclear Physics
  • PH4213/6213 Mechanics I


  • Ph. D., Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco jointly with Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, IL, 2008
  • M.S. in High Energy Phys., Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco , 2003
  • B.S. in Nuclear Phys., Abdelmalek Essaadi University, Tetouan, Morocco, 1999


  • 2019-present: Assistant Professor, Mississippi State University
  • 2014-2019: Assistant Professor Bridge Position, Mississippi State University
  • 2013-2014: Postdoctoral Associate, Old Dominion University jointly with Jefferson Lab
  • 2009-2013: Postdoctoral Associate, The State of New Jersey University
  • 2008-2009: Visiting Research Scholar: The State of New Jersey University
  • 2003-2007: Research Assistant, Argonne National Laboratory

Research Interests

  • Nuclear and Particle Physics

Publication Impact

Total number of Co-authored articles 144
Nature 3
Nature Communications 1
Science 1
Phyical Review Letters 40

Recent Publications

  • “Exploring the Structure of the Bound Proton with Deeply Virtual Compton Scattering” CLAS Collaboration, M. Hattawy et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 123:032502, July 2019.
  • “Measurement of Nuclear Transparency Ratios for Protons and Neutrons” CLAS Collaboration, M. Duer et al., Phys. Lett. B 797:134792, July 2019.
  • “The SeaQuest Spectrometer at Fermilab” SeaQuest Collaboration, C. A Aidala et al., Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A 930:49-63, June 2019.

Honors/Professional Activities

  • 2005-present: Hall-B CLAS Collaboration, Jefferson Lab
  • 2008-present: Hall-A Collaboration, Jefferson Lab
  • 2009-present: SeaQuest/E906 Collaboration, Fermi National Lab
  • 2015-present: SpinQuest/E1039 Collaboration, Fermi National Lab
  • 2015 Top Female Professional, International Women's Leadership Association