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Fellows and
Young Affiliates

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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

Akram, Nudrat Aisha

Last updated on 12/07/2023
Resilient crops for resilient communities
Zero hunger

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

USA
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1988
Pakistan
01. Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1988
Singapore
04. Chemical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1988
Morocco
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1988
Argentina
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1988
Zimbabwe
02. Biological Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1988
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USA
02. Biological Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1988
Vietnam
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1988
Zimbabwe
07. Mathematical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1988
Jordan
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1988
Uganda
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1988
Korea, DPR
04. Chemical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1988
Switzerland
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1988
Mexico
02. Biological Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1988
United Kingdom
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1988
India
07. Mathematical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1988
USA
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1988
India
07. Mathematical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1988
USA
07. Mathematical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1988
Brazil
04. Chemical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1988
Mexico
07. Mathematical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1988
United Kingdom
01. Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1988
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China
07. Mathematical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1989
Algeria
04. Chemical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1989
Italy
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1989
India
01. Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1989
USA
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1989
Ecuador
02. Biological Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1989
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gender_equality
life_land
USA
01. Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1989
Pakistan
02. Biological Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1989
Chile
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1989
Tanzania
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1989
India
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1989
Kenya
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1989
USA
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1989
Brazil
02. Biological Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1989
Venezuela
02. Biological Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1989
Pakistan
02. Biological Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1989
USA
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1989
USA
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1989
Bangladesh
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1989
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gender_equality
clean_energy
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responsible_consumption
climate_action
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Pakistan
04. Chemical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1989
Peru
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1989
Pakistan
04. Chemical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1990
India
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1990
Brazil
06. Earth, Climate & Environmental Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1990
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Brazil
02. Biological Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1990
Brazil
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1990
China
01. Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1990
Taiwan, China
01. Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1990

Former Young Affiliates elected to the TWAS fellowship

India
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
Argentina
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
Ecuador
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
Uzbekistan
07. Mathematical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
Malaysia
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
China
02. Biological 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.
Costa Rica
01. Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Morocco
07. Mathematical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Brazil
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Kenya
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Argentina
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Chile
06. Earth, Climate & Environmental Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Brazil
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Chile
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Türkiye
07. Mathematical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Taiwan, China
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Thailand
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
India
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Syrian Arab Republic
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Taiwan, China
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Chile
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
China
06. Earth, Climate & Environmental Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Taiwan, China
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Malaysia
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Canada
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
South Africa
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Malaysia
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
South Africa
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Bangladesh
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Nigeria
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Brazil
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Ecuador
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Philippines
01. Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Brazil
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
South Africa
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
South Africa
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Sri Lanka
01. Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Norway
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Brazil
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Mexico
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Philippines
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Philippines
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
India
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Nepal
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Benin
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Bolivia
06. Earth, Climate & Environmental Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Benin
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
South Africa
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Lebanon
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Lebanon
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Morocco
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Lebanon
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Egypt
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Egypt
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Oman
07. Mathematical Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Egypt
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate Alumnus