Chilean physicist and climatologist

Maisa Rojas is Associate Professor at the Universidad de Chile Department of Geophysics and Director of the Climate Science and Resilience Center (CR)2. She earned her doctorate in Atmospheric Sciences at Oxford University, in the United Kingdom. Her research areas are paleo-climate and regional climate change. She assesses impacts on various sectors such as agriculture and water resources, using numeric climate models as analytical tools.

Maisa was Coordinator of the COP25 Scientific Committee for the Science, Technology, Knowledge and Innovation Ministry and a member of the COP25 Presidential Advisory Council. She is currently Coordinator of the Climate Change Scientific Advisory Committee. She was the lead author of the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) and coordinating author of the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).