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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Ghana
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Affiliated from
2021
to
2026
New Zealand
02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Affiliated from
2021
to
2026
Italy
01-Agricultural Sciences
Affiliated from
2021
to
2026
  • 1 - No poverty
  • 2 - Zero hunger
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
  • 4 - Quality education
  • 5 - Gender equality
  • 6 - Clean water and sanitation
  • 7 - Affordable and clean energy
  • 8 - Decent work and economic growth
  • 9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
  • 10 - Reduced inequality
  • 11 - Sustainable cities and communities
  • 12 - Responsible consumption and production
  • 13 - Climate action
  • 14 - Life below water
  • 15 - Life on land
  • 16 - Peace, justice and strong institutions
  • 17 - Partnerships for the goals
Egypt
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Affiliated from
2021
to
2026
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
  • 4 - Quality education
  • 5 - Gender equality
Türkiye
01-Agricultural Sciences
Affiliated from
2021
to
2026
  • 1 - No poverty
  • 2 - Zero hunger
  • 11 - Sustainable cities and communities
  • 12 - Responsible consumption and production
  • 13 - Climate action
  • 16 - Peace, justice and strong institutions
Germany
05-Chemical Sciences
Affiliated from
2021
to
2026
Germany
02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Affiliated from
2021
to
2026
  • 2 - Zero hunger
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
  • 5 - Gender equality
  • 8 - Decent work and economic growth
  • 13 - Climate action
  • 17 - Partnerships for the goals
USA
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Affiliated from
2021
to
2026
Uganda
02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Affiliated from
2021
to
2026
United Kingdom
07-Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences
Affiliated from
2021
to
2026
  • 6 - Clean water and sanitation
  • 9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
  • 11 - Sustainable cities and communities
  • 13 - Climate action
  • 17 - Partnerships for the goals
Chile
03-Biological Systems and Organisms
Affiliated from
2021
to
2026
China
06-Engineering Sciences
Affiliated from
2021
to
2026
United Kingdom
03-Biological Systems and Organisms
Affiliated from
2021
to
2026
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
  • 5 - Gender equality
  • 8 - Decent work and economic growth
  • 12 - Responsible consumption and production
  • 15 - Life on land
  • 16 - Peace, justice and strong institutions
Bangladesh
02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Affiliated from
2021
to
2026
  • 2 - Zero hunger
  • 4 - Quality education
  • 12 - Responsible consumption and production
  • 13 - Climate action
Türkiye
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Affiliated from
2021
to
2026
Lebanon
02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Affiliated from
2021
to
2026
Algeria
06-Engineering Sciences
Affiliated from
2021
to
2026
Canada
05-Chemical Sciences
Affiliated from
2021
to
2026
Germany
07-Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences
Affiliated from
2021
to
2026
Germany
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Affiliated from
2021
to
2026

Former Young Affiliates elected to the TWAS fellowship

Omirov, Bakhrom Uzbekistan 08-Mathematical Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
Farag, Mohamed Ali Egypt 01-Agricultural Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
Xu, Tao China 02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
Al-Salman, Ahmad Jordan 08-Mathematical Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
Al-Sarraj, Emad Yousif Iraq 05-Chemical Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
Rozikov, Utkir Uzbekistan 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
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

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.

Acosta Rodriguez, Eva Virginia Argentina 04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Adhikari, Basanta Raj Nepal 06-Engineering Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Al-Salti, Nasser Said Fayal Oman 08-Mathematical Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Arabi, Alya United Arab Emirates 05-Chemical Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Cherif, Rim Canada 09-Physics Young Affiliate Alumnus
Chimusa, Emile Rugamika South Africa 02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology Young Affiliate Alumnus
Dandeniya, Warshi Shamila Sri Lanka 01-Agricultural Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Figueiredo, Claudia Brazil 04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Gittens, Rolando A. Panama 06-Engineering Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Gonzalez Munoz, Pablo Alberto Chile 04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences Young Affiliate Alumnus