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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Thailand
01-Agricultural Sciences
Affiliated from
2017
to
2021
  • 1 - No poverty
  • 2 - Zero hunger
  • 14 - Life below water
South Africa
05-Chemical Sciences
Affiliated from
2017
to
2021
Egypt
06-Engineering Sciences
Affiliated from
2017
to
2021
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
  • 6 - Clean water and sanitation
  • 11 - Sustainable cities and communities
Benin
01-Agricultural Sciences
Affiliated from
2017
to
2021
  • 1 - No poverty
  • 2 - Zero hunger
  • 13 - Climate action
  • 15 - Life on land
Mongolia
05-Chemical Sciences
Affiliated from
2017
to
2021
  • 8 - Decent work and economic growth
  • 9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
  • 11 - Sustainable cities and communities
  • 13 - Climate action
Mexico
08-Mathematical Sciences
Affiliated from
2017
to
2021
Ethiopia
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Affiliated from
2017
to
2021
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
  • 4 - Quality education
Yemen
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Affiliated from
2017
to
2021
China
10-Social and Economic Sciences
Affiliated from
2017
to
2021
Jordan
05-Chemical Sciences
Affiliated from
2016
to
2020
  • 7 - Affordable and clean energy
  • 9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
Jordan
05-Chemical Sciences
Affiliated from
2016
to
2020
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
  • 5 - Gender equality
  • 6 - Clean water and sanitation
  • 9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
  • 12 - Responsible consumption and production
  • 17 - Partnerships for the goals
Costa Rica
01-Agricultural Sciences
Affiliated from
2016
to
2020
  • 2 - Zero hunger
  • 4 - Quality education
  • 5 - Gender equality
  • 8 - Decent work and economic growth
  • 10 - Reduced inequality
  • 13 - Climate action
Argentina
05-Chemical Sciences
Affiliated from
2016
to
2020
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
  • 6 - Clean water and sanitation
  • 7 - Affordable and clean energy
  • 17 - Partnerships for the goals
Benin
03-Biological Systems and Organisms
Affiliated from
2016
to
2020
  • 1 - No poverty
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
  • 6 - Clean water and sanitation
Egypt
09-Physics
Affiliated from
2016
to
2020
  • 4 - Quality education
  • 5 - Gender equality
  • 16 - Peace, justice and strong institutions
South Africa
01-Agricultural Sciences
Affiliated from
2016
to
2020
  • 2 - Zero hunger
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
  • 9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
  • 17 - Partnerships for the goals
South Africa
03-Biological Systems and Organisms
Affiliated from
2016
to
2020
Ghana
01-Agricultural Sciences
Affiliated from
2016
to
2020
Uzbekistan
05-Chemical Sciences
Affiliated from
2016
to
2020
  • 4 - Quality education
  • 6 - Clean water and sanitation
  • 7 - Affordable and clean energy
  • 13 - Climate action
Taiwan, China
10-Social and Economic Sciences
Affiliated from
2016
to
2020

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.

von der Heyden, Sophie South Africa 02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology Young Affiliate Alumnus
Wu, Denise Hsien Taiwan, China 10-Social and Economic Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Zamboni, Dario Brazil 04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Zapata, Luis Alberto Mexico 07-Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Abdel Moneim, Ahmed E. Egypt 04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Abou-Kheir, Wassim Lebanon 04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Assogbadjo, Achille Ephrem Benin 01-Agricultural Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Belhaj, Adil Morocco 09-Physics Young Affiliate Alumnus
Brown, Federico Brazil 02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology Young Affiliate Alumnus
Chai, Jeng-Da Taiwan, China 09-Physics Young Affiliate Alumnus