Abdus Salam Medal

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Abdus Salam Medal
Location Trieste
Country  Italy
Presented by Third World Academy of Sciences
First awarded 1995
Last awarded 2015
Currently held by Jacob Palis

The Abdus Salam Medal (Official:Abdus Salam Medal for Science and Technology), is an award presented by TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world in Trieste. The Abdus Salam Medal was instituted in 1995 to honour the Academy's founder and first president, Nobel Laureate Professor Abdus Salam and is awarded to highly distinguished personalities who have served the cause of science in the Developing World.[1][2]


Year Name Country
1995 Federico Mayor Zaragoza Spain
1996 M.G.K. Menon India
1998 Thomas R. Odhiambo Kenya
2000 José I. Vargas Brazil
2002 Paolo Budinich Italy
2005 Lu Yongxiang China
2008 C.N.R. Rao India
2012 Mohamed H.A. Hassan Sudan
2015 Jacob Palis Brazil


  1. ^ Abdus Salam Medal. "Abdus Salam Medal". Third World Academy of Sciences. Third World Academy of Sciences. Archived from the original on 2013-12-04. 
  2. ^ "Abdus Salam Medal for Science and Technology". Archived from the original ((html)) on 2011-07-07. 

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