TWAS Directory

TWAS Directory of

Fellows and Young Affiliates

The strength of TWAS resides in the scientific influence and impact of its global network.

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TWAS Young Affiliates: the promise of a new generation

TWAS is a pioneering, merit-based academy focused on scientific excellence in the developing world. Each year, the Academy and its Regional Offices select up to 25 Young Affiliates based on their achievements before the age of 40 – and on their potential for future impact. Terms last for five years.

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China
05-Chemical Sciences
Affiliated from
2020
to
2025
  • 9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
United Kingdom
01-Agricultural Sciences
Affiliated from
2020
to
2025
Sweden
10-Social and Economic Sciences
Affiliated from
2020
to
2025
  • 16 - Peace, justice and strong institutions
Switzerland
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Affiliated from
2020
to
2025
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
Yemen
03-Biological Systems and Organisms
Affiliated from
2020
to
2025
USA
05-Chemical Sciences
Affiliated from
2020
to
2025
Yemen
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Affiliated from
2020
to
2025
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
USA
06-Engineering Sciences
Affiliated from
2020
to
2025
  • 7 - Affordable and clean energy
Sudan
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Affiliated from
2019
to
2023
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
Pakistan
08-Mathematical Sciences
Affiliated from
2019
to
2023
Oman
02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Affiliated from
2019
to
2023
  • 7 - Affordable and clean energy
Bangladesh
05-Chemical Sciences
Affiliated from
2019
to
2023
South Africa
03-Biological Systems and Organisms
Affiliated from
2019
to
2023
  • 6 - Clean water and sanitation
  • 13 - Climate action
  • 14 - Life below water
  • 15 - Life on land
South Africa
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Affiliated from
2019
to
2023
Lebanon
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Affiliated from
2019
to
2023
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
Ecuador
03-Biological Systems and Organisms
Affiliated from
2019
to
2023
  • 15 - Life on land
Kuwait
02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Affiliated from
2019
to
2023
  • 6 - Clean water and sanitation
  • 14 - Life below water
Guatemala
07-Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences
Affiliated from
2019
to
2023
  • 7 - Affordable and clean energy
  • 11 - Sustainable cities and communities
  • 13 - Climate action
  • 15 - Life on land
Mauritius
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Affiliated from
2019
to
2023
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
South Africa
02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Affiliated from
2019
to
2023

Former Young Affiliates elected to the TWAS fellowship

Farag, Mohamed Ali Egypt 01-Agricultural Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
Xu, Tao China 02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
Al-Salman, Ahmad Jordan 08-Mathematical Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
Al-Sarraj, Emad Yousif Iraq 05-Chemical Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
Rozikov, Utkir Uzbekistan 08-Mathematical Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
Minwalla, Shiraz India 09-Physics Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
Kamau, Luna Kenya 03-Biological Systems and Organisms Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
Rabinovich, Gabriel Adrián Argentina 04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
Pati, Swapan Kumar India 05-Chemical Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
Ron, Santiago Ecuador 03-Biological Systems and Organisms Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS

Young Affiliates Alumni

When Young Affiliates complete their five-year term, they become Alumni. Young Affiliate Alumni are encouraged to remain engaged with TWAS initiatives and to take advantage of TWAS programmes and prizes.

Adzitey, Frederick Ghana 03-Biological Systems and Organisms Young Affiliate Alumnus
Akram, Nudrat Aisha Pakistan 03-Biological Systems and Organisms Young Affiliate Alumnus
Al-Tabbakh, Ahmed Abdulrahman Ahmed Iraq 09-Physics Young Affiliate Alumnus
Allam, Nageh Egypt 06-Engineering Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Baran, Yusuf Turkey 04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Biswas, Kanishka India 05-Chemical Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Chavez Navarrete, Andres Eduardo Chile 04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Chen, Yun-Ru Taiwan, China 02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology Young Affiliate Alumnus
Dela Cruz, Thomas Edison Philippines 03-Biological Systems and Organisms Young Affiliate Alumnus
Eid, Ali Lebanon 04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences Young Affiliate Alumnus