Professor Mazlan Othman has been appointed as the new Director of the ICSU Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ROAP). Malaysia’s first astrophysicist, Othman has a history of working in the advancement of science and a distinguished career which includes Director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs from 2010-2014, and founding Director General of ANGKASA, the Malaysian National Space Agency from 2002-2007. She took up the ICSU ROAP Director role in September this year.
Date of News:
20 September 2017