Adams Donald was elected as an AAS Fellow in 2009. As a fellow, Adams Donald contributes to the development of the Academy’s strategic direction through participation in AAS activities and governance structures. . This gears the Academys vision of transforming african lives through science.
Prof Adams obtained his M.Sc. in chemical oceanography at the University of Washington (1966) in the USA and PhD in oceanography at Dalhousie University Canada (1973). He is Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences serving at Moi University in Kenya and at the Center for Earth and Environmental Science at State University of New York – USA. He has ongoing research in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. He has research programs involving studies of East African Rift valley lakes. His research interests include: Climate change, green house gases, oceanography, limnology, gas geochemistry, petroleum exploration, water resource and pollution, atmospheric chemistry. His awards include: The Chancellor’s award of Scholarship and creative activities (State University of New York). He has over 90 peer-reviewed publications, abstracts and technical reports to his credit.