Diab Roseanne

Diab Roseanne was elected as an AAS Fellow in 2014. As a fellow, Diab Roseanne 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.

South Africa
Year elected
Geological, Environmental, Earth & Space Sciences

A researcher with a considerable international reputation, Professor Diab has served on a large number of international bodies and played an active role in steering scientific research. In 2010, she was elected to serve as Co-Chair of the Inter Academy Council (IAC) review panel tasked to undertake a review of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).  She has been recognized for her achievements through election to membership of many Academies. She has been a Fulbright Senior Scholar at the University of Maryland, USA and had a residency at the Rockefeller Centre in Bellagio. In her capacity as Executive Officer of ASSAf , she has also taken a lead role In promoting many studies in her field such as “Towards a Low Carbon City”, "Technological Innovations for a Low Carbon Society" and the "State of Green Technologies in South Africa". Recognitions: membership in national and other academies, prizes, awards, etc 2002 Fulbright Senior Researcher 2002 Fellow of South African Society of Geographers 2003 Fellow of the University of Natal 2006 Member of the Academy of Science of South Africa 2011 Fellow of the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS) International Association for Impact Assessment National Association of Clean Air –Committee member 1993-1998, Council member 2009-2011 South African Institute of Ecologists and Environmental Scientists –Board member 1999-2002 South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences –Council member 1987-2000 Society of South African Geographers.