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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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 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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TWAS Young Affiliates

Yemen
01. Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2020 to 2025
Yemen
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2020 to 2025
Yemen
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2020 to 2025
good_health
Uzbekistan
07. Mathematical Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2022 to 2027
Uzbekistan
07. Mathematical Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2021 to 2026
USA
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2020 to 2025
USA
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2020 to 2025
quality_edu
clean_energy
reduced_inequality
sustainable_cities
USA
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2021 to 2026
USA
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2020 to 2025
good_health
USA
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2020 to 2025
clean_energy
United Kingdom
09. Social & Economic Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2020 to 2025
United Kingdom
06. Earth, Climate & Environmental Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2022 to 2027
United Kingdom
06. Earth, Climate & Environmental Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2021 to 2026
clean_water
innovation
sustainable_cities
climate_action
partnerships
United Kingdom
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2021 to 2026
good_health
gender_equality
work_economic
responsible_consumption
life_land
strong_institutions
United Kingdom
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2020 to 2025
United Kingdom
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2021 to 2026
good_health
clean_water
innovation
responsible_consumption
life_land
Uganda
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2021 to 2026
Uganda
01. Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2022 to 2027
Türkiye
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2021 to 2026
good_health
quality_edu
gender_equality
Türkiye
01. Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2021 to 2026
no_poverty
zero_hunger
sustainable_cities
responsible_consumption
climate_action
strong_institutions
Türkiye
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2021 to 2026
Türkiye
01. Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2020 to 2025
Tunisia
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2022 to 2027
Thailand
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2020 to 2025
innovation
sustainable_cities
Switzerland
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2020 to 2025
good_health
Sweden
09. Social & Economic Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2020 to 2025
strong_institutions
South Africa
01. Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2022 to 2027
no_poverty
zero_hunger
good_health
gender_equality
South Africa
01. Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2022 to 2027
zero_hunger
good_health
responsible_consumption
partnerships
Saudi Arabia
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2020 to 2025
Saudi Arabia
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2020 to 2025
Saudi Arabia
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2022 to 2027
Philippines
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2022 to 2027
clean_water
clean_energy
sustainable_cities
responsible_consumption
Philippines
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2020 to 2025
quality_edu
clean_energy
innovation
responsible_consumption
climate_action
Palestine, State of
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2022 to 2027
Palestine, State of
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2020 to 2025
Pakistan
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2020 to 2025
Pakistan
07. Mathematical Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2021 to 2026
Oman
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2022 to 2027
Oman
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2020 to 2025
Nigeria
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2022 to 2027
good_health
clean_water
sustainable_cities
responsible_consumption
Nicaragua
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2020 to 2025
New Zealand
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2021 to 2026
Nepal
02. Biological Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2020 to 2025
good_health
gender_equality
clean_water
innovation
climate_action
below_water
life_land
Myanmar
09. Social & Economic Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2021 to 2026
Morocco
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2020 to 2025
no_poverty
zero_hunger
good_health
quality_edu
gender_equality
work_economic
reduced_inequality
climate_action
partnerships
Morocco
06. Earth, Climate & Environmental Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2021 to 2026
sustainable_cities
climate_action
below_water
life_land
Malaysia
05. Engineering & Computer Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2022 to 2027
good_health
Madagascar
09. Social & Economic Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2021 to 2026
no_poverty
zero_hunger
good_health
gender_equality
life_land
Madagascar
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2021 to 2026
Libya
04. Chemical Sciences
Young Affiliate
Affiliated from 2020 to 2025

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