Dr Dalia Saad

Dalia Saad, Gender Summit 5 Africa Speaker

Postdoctoral researcher, Nanotechnology and Water Sustainability Research, Unit College of Science, Engineering and Technology, University of South Africa (UNISA), Johannesburg, South Africa.

Organisation for Women in Science in the Developing World (OSWD)
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Dalia Saad is a Postdoctoral researcher at Nanotechnology and Water Sustainability, a Research Unit ast the University of South Africa (UNISA). She obtained her MSc (with distinction) (2011) and PhD (2013) in Environmental Chemistry from Wits University (South Africa). Prior to that Dalia worked as a teaching assistant (2007-2009) at the University of Khartoum where she obtained her basic degree in Chemistry in 2006. Her research interest is on water pollution issues and promoting access to clean healthy water (purification of water and wastewaters treatment). Dalia has presented her work in local and international conferences; she has also published several articles in international scientific journals. 

Dalia is a member of numerous professional bodies including: Young Water Professionals (YWPs), Water institute of South African (WISA), South African Chemical institute (SACI), International Association for Impact Assessment South Africa Affiliate (IAIA), Golden Key international honor society (GKIHS), and an executive committee member of both  South Africa and Sudan national chapters of the Organization for Women in Science for the developing world (OWSD).