TWAS Directory of

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

United Kingdom
02. Biological Sciences
Founding Fellow
Ghana
04. Chemical Sciences
Founding Fellow
YES
USA
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Founding Fellow
India
04. Chemical Sciences
Founding Fellow
USA
07. Mathematical Sciences
Founding Fellow
India
01. Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences
Founding Fellow
YES
USA
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Founding Fellow
YES
USA
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Founding Fellow
Brazil
09. Social & Economic Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1984
USA
04. Chemical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1984
USA
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1984
USA
02. Biological Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1984
Chile
02. Biological Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1985
Madagascar
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1985
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China
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1985
USA
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1985
Sudan
07. Mathematical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1985
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Philippines
01. Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1985
China
07. Mathematical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1985
China
02. Biological Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1985
Pakistan
04. Chemical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1985
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Senegal
01. Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1985
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Thailand
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1985
China
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1985
USA
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1986
United Kingdom
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1986
USA
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1986
YES
Taiwan, China
04. Chemical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1986
USA
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1986
Brazil
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1986
USA
02. Biological Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1986
Switzerland
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1986
Kuwait
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1987
Morocco
07. Mathematical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1987
Congo, Rep.
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1987
Côte d’Ivoire
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1987
Egypt
04. Chemical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1987
Jamaica
04. Chemical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1987
Tanzania
01. Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1987
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Canada
02. Biological Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1987
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zero_hunger
good_health
quality_edu
gender_equality
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Malaysia
01. Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1987
Malaysia
04. Chemical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1987
Mexico
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1987
USA
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1987
Iran, Isl. Rep.
03. Medical & Health Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1987
Senegal
07. Mathematical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1987
Iran, Isl. Rep.
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1987
China
01. Agriculture, Nutrition & Food Systems Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1987
Canada
04. Chemical Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1987
China
08. Physics, Astronomy & Space Sciences
Fellow
Elected 1987

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