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Fellows and
Young Affiliates

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TWAS Fellow Bruce Alberts.
TWAS Fellow’s essay makes the case for trusting science

Aretxaga, Itziar

Last updated on 12/07/2023
TWAS Fellow Itziar Aretxaga. [Photo provided]
Generating stars, near and far
Quality education
TYAN summer School Bolivia
Learning from hands-on practice
Quality education

Jagadish, Chennupati

Last updated on 12/07/2023
If you wish to be happy, help others
Quality education

Guharay, Falguni

Last updated on 12/07/2023
A sweet path to sustainable development
Climate action
Leveraging the bounty of Laos
Responsible consumption and production

TWAS Fellows: the apex of scientific achievement

TWAS is a pioneering, merit-based academy focused on scientific excellence in the developing world. Only scientists who have made significant contributions to the advancement of science in the developing world can be nominated as TWAS Fellows. Those elected hold permanent membership.

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* Due to a change in the election schedule, no TWAS Fellows were elected for the year 2017. Learn more.

* Due to a change in the election schedule, no TWAS Fellows were elected for the year 2017. Learn more.

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TWAS Fellows

Azerbaijan
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2013
USA
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1988
Libya
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2019
USA
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2009
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Saudi Arabia
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1994
Jordan
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2016
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Oman
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2014
Brazil
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2010
Saudi Arabia
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2022
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Chile
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2005
USA
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2003
USA
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1991
India
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2003
India
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2020
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India
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2012
India
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2007
Brazil
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2021
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Brazil
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2023
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Brazil
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2002
India
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2012
Morocco
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2011
Cuba
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2023
innovation
India
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2005
India
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2011
India
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2014
China
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2018
Taiwan, China
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2009
China
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2015
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China
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2005
USA
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1991
Brazil
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2015
USA
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2018
Brazil
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2012
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Malaysia
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2022
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Brazil
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2022
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Canada
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2020
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Algeria
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2023
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United Kingdom
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1995
Brazil
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2009
Palestine, State of
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2015
Iran, Isl. Rep.
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2023
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India
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2001
China
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2021
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China
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2002
India
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2008
Singapore
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1998
Pakistan
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2000
China
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2010
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USA
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2012
Qatar
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 2023

Former Young Affiliates elected to the TWAS fellowship

Jordan
07. Mathematical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
Iraq
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
Algeria
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
Egypt
01. Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
Kenya
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
India
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
Brazil
07. Mathematical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
India
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
Uzbekistan
07. Mathematical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
China
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
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.
Tunisia
01. Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Jordan
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Egypt
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
USA
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Uzbekistan
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Lebanon
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Sudan
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Argentina
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Nigeria
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Nigeria
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Nepal
06. Earth, Climate & Environmental Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Bangladesh
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Ghana
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Canada
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Egypt
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Pakistan
07. Mathematical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Pakistan
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Jordan
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Jordan
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Iraq
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Kuwait
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Jordan
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Oman
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Oman
07. Mathematical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Kuwait
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Oman
07. Mathematical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Iraq
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Mexico
06. Earth, Climate & Environmental Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Egypt
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Jordan
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Egypt
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
India
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Pakistan
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
United Arab Emirates
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Brazil
07. Mathematical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Ethiopia
06. Earth, Climate & Environmental Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Benin
01. Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Tunisia
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Türkiye
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Egypt
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Uruguay
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Türkiye
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Lebanon
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Colombia
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Morocco
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Tunisia
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Algeria
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Ethiopia
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Mauritius
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
India
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus