Dalia Saad holds an honorary research position at Wits School of Chemistry. She obtained her MSc (2011) and PhD (2013) in Environmental Chemistry from Wits University. Prior to that she 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).
She is also interested in integrating sociological and gender dimensions into Water research and Environmental challenges. Dalia is a research fellow at the Institute for Gender Studies at UNISA, she works on the social dimensions of water research and wastewater reuse including perception, community engagement and public acceptance, culture, religion and gender roles. Dalia is an advocate for gender equity both in scientific research and in scientific community.
TWAS Young Affiliate, Africa Science Leadership Program (ASLP) Fellow, African-German Network of Excellence in Science Prize (AGNES), 65th Lindau Nobel Laureates Meetings Alumna, Member - Golden Key International Honour Society