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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Bhutan
03-Biological Systems and Organisms
Affiliated from
2018
to
2022
Taiwan, China
01-Agricultural Sciences
Affiliated from
2018
to
2022
Mongolia
01-Agricultural Sciences
Affiliated from
2019
to
2023
  • 2 - Zero hunger
  • 5 - Gender equality
  • 13 - Climate action
  • 15 - Life on land
Nicaragua
03-Biological Systems and Organisms
Affiliated from
2020
to
2025
Cameroon
01-Agricultural Sciences
Affiliated from
2020
to
2025
  • 1 - No poverty
  • 2 - Zero hunger
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
  • 5 - Gender equality
  • 9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
  • 11 - Sustainable cities and communities
  • 13 - Climate action
  • 15 - Life on land
  • 17 - Partnerships for the goals
Bhutan
03-Biological Systems and Organisms
Affiliated from
2019
to
2023
  • 15 - Life on land
Bolivia
05-Chemical Sciences
Affiliated from
2020
to
2025
  • 4 - Quality education
  • 5 - Gender equality
  • 8 - Decent work and economic growth
  • 9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
Nepal
03-Biological Systems and Organisms
Affiliated from
2020
to
2025
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
  • 5 - Gender equality
  • 6 - Clean water and sanitation
  • 9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
  • 13 - Climate action
  • 14 - Life below water
  • 15 - Life on land
Thailand
06-Engineering Sciences
Affiliated from
2020
to
2025
  • 9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
  • 11 - Sustainable cities and communities
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
Egypt
09-Physics
Affiliated from
2019
to
2023
  • 6 - Clean water and sanitation
  • 13 - Climate action
Tunisia
02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Affiliated from
2018
to
2022
  • 1 - No poverty
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
USA
06-Engineering Sciences
Affiliated from
2020
to
2025
  • 7 - Affordable and clean energy
Cuba
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Affiliated from
2020
to
2025
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
El Salvador
07-Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences
Affiliated from
2019
to
2023
  • 15 - Life on land
Brazil
09-Physics
Affiliated from
2019
to
2023
  • 7 - Affordable and clean energy
  • 9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
Sri Lanka
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Affiliated from
2019
to
2023
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
Iran, Isl. Rep.
07-Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences
Affiliated from
2019
to
2023
  • 15 - Life on land

Former Young Affiliates elected to the TWAS fellowship

Xu, Tao China 02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
Rozikov, Utkir Uzbekistan 08-Mathematical Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
Ron, Santiago Ecuador 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
Pan, Jian-Wei China 09-Physics Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
Omirov, Bakhrom Uzbekistan 08-Mathematical Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
Moreira, Carlos Gustavo (Tamm de Araujo) Brazil 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

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.

Zhang, Qian China 10-Social and Economic Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Zeng, Xiaodong China 03-Biological Systems and Organisms Young Affiliate Alumnus
Zapata, Luis Alberto Mexico 07-Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Zancan, Patricia Brazil 04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Zamboni, Dario Brazil 04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Zakham, Fathiah Yemen 04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Yousuf, Sammer Pakistan 05-Chemical Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Yeshak, Mariamawit Yonathan Ethiopia 04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Xiao, Feng China 06-Engineering Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Wu, Denise Hsien Taiwan, China 10-Social and Economic Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus