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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Kenya
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Affiliated from
2018
to
2022
Chile
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Affiliated from
2018
to
2022
Philippines
06-Engineering Sciences
Affiliated from
2020
to
2025
  • 4 - Quality education
  • 7 - Affordable and clean energy
  • 9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
  • 12 - Responsible consumption and production
  • 13 - Climate action
Bangladesh
05-Chemical Sciences
Affiliated from
2019
to
2023
Jordan
02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Affiliated from
2020
to
2025
South Africa
03-Biological Systems and Organisms
Affiliated from
2019
to
2023
  • 6 - Clean water and sanitation
  • 11 - Sustainable cities and communities
  • 13 - Climate action
  • 14 - Life below water
  • 15 - Life on land
Norway
05-Chemical Sciences
Affiliated from
2018
to
2022
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
Burkina Faso
01-Agricultural Sciences
Affiliated from
2020
to
2025
  • 1 - No poverty
  • 2 - Zero hunger
  • 13 - Climate action
  • 15 - Life on land
Bolivia
07-Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences
Affiliated from
2018
to
2022
South Africa
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Affiliated from
2019
to
2023
Morocco
06-Engineering Sciences
Affiliated from
2018
to
2022
Lebanon
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Affiliated from
2019
to
2023
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
Morocco
05-Chemical Sciences
Affiliated from
2020
to
2025
  • 1 - No poverty
  • 2 - Zero hunger
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
  • 4 - Quality education
  • 5 - Gender equality
  • 8 - Decent work and economic growth
  • 10 - Reduced inequality
  • 13 - Climate action
  • 17 - Partnerships for the goals
Japan
06-Engineering Sciences
Affiliated from
2020
to
2025
Oman
08-Mathematical Sciences
Affiliated from
2018
to
2022
  • 1 - No poverty
  • 2 - Zero hunger
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
  • 4 - Quality education
  • 6 - Clean water and sanitation
  • 13 - Climate action
  • 17 - Partnerships for the goals
Egypt
02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Affiliated from
2018
to
2022
  • 3 - Good health and well-being
Ecuador
03-Biological Systems and Organisms
Affiliated from
2019
to
2023
  • 15 - Life on land
Iran, Isl. Rep.
09-Physics
Affiliated from
2018
to
2022
  • 4 - Quality education
  • 5 - Gender equality
  • 10 - Reduced inequality
Kuwait
02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Affiliated from
2019
to
2023
  • 6 - Clean water and sanitation
  • 14 - Life below water
China
02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Affiliated from
2018
to
2022

Former Young Affiliates elected to the TWAS fellowship

Ron, Santiago Ecuador 03-Biological Systems and Organisms Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
Rozikov, Utkir Uzbekistan 08-Mathematical Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus elected to TWAS
Xu, Tao China 02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology 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.

Afshari, Reza Canada 04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Ahmed, Maher Abd El-Naby Kamel Egypt 02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology Young Affiliate Alumnus
Akram, Nudrat Aisha Pakistan 03-Biological Systems and Organisms Young Affiliate Alumnus
Al Bakain, Ramia Jordan 05-Chemical Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Al Shamaileh, Ehab Jordan 05-Chemical Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Al-Amiery, Ahmed A. Iraq 05-Chemical Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Al-Azemi, Talal F. Kuwait 05-Chemical Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Al-Ghouti, Mohammad Ahmad Jordan 05-Chemical Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Al-Lawati, Mohamed Oman 08-Mathematical Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus
Al-Matar, Hamad Mohammed Kuwait 05-Chemical Sciences Young Affiliate Alumnus