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
10-Social and Economic Sciences
Affiliated from
2017
to
2021
Brazil
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Affiliated from
2016
to
2020
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
Yemen
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
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
China
06-Engineering Sciences
Affiliated from
2016
to
2020
  • 6 - Clean water and sanitation
Chile
02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Affiliated from
2016
to
2020
Bhutan
03-Biological Systems and Organisms
Affiliated from
2018
to
2022
Taiwan, China
01-Agricultural Sciences
Affiliated from
2018
to
2022
Venezuela
05-Chemical Sciences
Affiliated from
2016
to
2020
Mexico
08-Mathematical Sciences
Affiliated from
2017
to
2021
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
Kenya
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Affiliated from
2015
to
2019
Bangladesh
06-Engineering Sciences
Affiliated from
2015
to
2019
Benin
03-Biological Systems and Organisms
Affiliated from
2018
to
2022
Malaysia
02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Affiliated from
2018
to
2022
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
  • 4 - Quality education
  • 6 - Clean water and sanitation
  • 14 - Life below water
  • 15 - Life on land
India
07-Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences
Affiliated from
2018
to
2022
Tunisia
02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Affiliated from
2018
to
2022
  • 1 - No poverty
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
Benin
01-Agricultural Sciences
Affiliated from
2017
to
2021
  • 1 - No poverty
  • 2 - Zero hunger
  • 13 - Climate action
  • 15 - Life on land
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
South Africa
05-Chemical Sciences
Affiliated from
2017
to
2021

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.

Zeng, Xiaodong China 03-Biological Systems and Organisms Young Affiliate Alumnus
Zapata, Luis Alberto Mexico 07-Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Zamboni, Dario Brazil 04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Yousuf, Sammer Pakistan 05-Chemical Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Wu, Denise Hsien Taiwan, China 10-Social and Economic Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Wang, Peng China 05-Chemical Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Walborn, Stephen Patrick Brazil 09-Physics Young Affiliate Alumnus
von der Heyden, Sophie South Africa 02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology Young Affiliate Alumnus
Vithanage, Meththika Suharshini Sri Lanka 07-Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Unuabonah, Emmanuel Iyayi Nigeria 05-Chemical Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus