List of TWAS Prize laureates

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This is a list of recipients of the TWAS Prize, awarded annually by The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS).

Summary[edit]

Category Year started Total recipients First recipient
Agricultural Sciences Sciences
2003
19
Fu Ting-Dong
Biology
1986
40
Mysore A. Viswamitra
Chemistry
1985
41
Leopoldo De Meis
Salimuzzaman Siddiqui[note 1]
Earth Sciences
2003
18
Kaigala Venkata Subbarao
Engineering Sciences
2003
20
Mayra de la Torre
Mathematics
1985
35
Liao Shantao
Medical Sciences
1988
37
Manuel Elkin Patarroyo
Physics
1985
39
E. C. G. Sudarshan
Social Sciences[note 2]
2014
6
Ayşe Buğra
Zheng Xiaoying[note 1]
Gender of recipients
Gender Number
Male
225
Female[note 3]
30

Agricultural Sciences[edit]

Year Recipient Country
2003 Fu Ting-Dong China
2004 Mohammad J. Malakouti Iran
2005 Alex E. Bustillo Pardey Colombia
2006 Heong Kong-Luen Philippines
2007 Muhammad Arshad Pakistan
2008 Jei-Fu Shaw Taiwan
2009 Huey Lang Yang Taiwan
2010 Francisco Alfonso Larqué Saavedra[note 4] Mexico
2010 Ibrokhim Abdurakhmonov[note 4] Uzbekistan
2011 Segenet Kelemu[note 4] Ethiopia
2011 Zeyaur Rahman Khan[note 4] India
2012 Jun Yu[note 4] China
2012 Egamberdieva Dilfuza[note 4] Uzbekistan
2013 Yong-Guan Zhu China
2014 Fusuo Zhang China
2015 Jagdish Ladha India
2015 Feng-Min Li China
2016 Ismail Cakmak Turkey
2018 Dabing Zhang[1] China

Biology[edit]

Year Recipient Country
1986 Mysore A. Viswamitra India
1987 Adolfo Martinez-Palomo Mexico
1988 Francisco José Barrantes Argentina
1990 Eduardo H. Rapoport Argentina
1991 Ramon R. Latorre Chile
1992 Tsou Chen-Lu China
1993 Luis Rafael Herrera-Estrella Mexico
1994 Armando J. Parodi Argentina
1995 Carlos S. Andreo[note 5] Argentina
1995 Carlos Eduardo G. da Rocha Miranda[note 5] Brazil
1996 Juan Carlos Castilla Zenobi[note 5] Chile
1996 Asis Datta[note 5] India
1997 Francisco Bolívar Zapata Mexico
1998 Gabriel Guarneros Mexico
1999 Raghavendra Gadagkar India
2000 Alberto C. Frasch Argentina
2001 Avadhesha Surolia India
2002 Wang Zhizhen China
2003 Rafael Palacios de la Lama Mexico
2004 Jorge Kalil Brazil
2005 Yang Huanming[note 5] China
2005 Jerson L. Silva[note 5] Brazil
2006 Pedro E. León Azofeifa Costa Rica
2007 Lúcia Mendonça Previato Argentina
2008 Carlos Arias Ortiz[note 5] Mexico
2008 Susana López Charretón[note 5] Mexico
2009 Lin He[note 5] China
2009 Partha Pratim Majumder[note 5] India
2010 Satyajit Mayor[note 5] India
2010 Soo-Chen Cheng[note 5] Taiwan
2011 Ana Belén Elgoyhen[note 5] Argentina
2011 Valakunja Nagaraja[note 5] India
2012 Ann-Shyn Chiang Taiwan
2013 Xu Guoliang[note 5] China
2013 Sue Duan Lin-Chao[note 5] Taiwan
2014 Marcelo Rubinstein Argentina
2015 Maria Isabel Colombo Argentina
2016 Amitabha Chattopadhyay[note 5] India
2016 Zhou Qi[note 5] China
2018 Luisa Lina Villa[1] Brazil

Chemistry[edit]

Year Recipient Country
1985 Leopoldo De Meis[note 6] Brazil
1985 Salimuzzaman Siddiqui[note 6] Pakistan
1986 Saad S.M. Hassan Egypt
1987 Chen Chuangtian China
1988 Sukh Dev India
1990 Mohammed Hilmy Elnagdi Egypt
1991 Otto Richard Gottlieb Brazil
1992 Manapurathu Verghese George India
1993 Animesh Chakravorty[note 6] India
1993 Giuseppe Cilento[note 6] Brazil
1994 Padmanabhan Balaram[note 6] India
1994 Huang Yao-Zeng[note 6] China
1996 Enrique J. Baran Argentina
1996 Henrique Eisi Toma Brazil
1997 Reuben Jih-Ru Hwu China
1998 Biman Bagchi India
1999 Darshan Ranganathan India
2000 Gautam Radhakrishna Desiraju India
2001 Kimoon Kim Korea
2002 Peng Shie-Ming Taiwan
2003 Eluvathingal Devassy Jemmis India
2004 Miguel A. Blesa Argentina
2005 Krishna N. Ganesh India
2006 Che Chi-Ming China
2007 Kankan Bhattacharyya India
2008 Dongyuan Zhao China
2009 Wan Lijun[note 6] China
2009 Swapan Kumar Ghosh[note 6] India
2010 Yang Dan[note 6] China
2010 Santanu Bhattacharya[note 6] India
2011 Jairton Dupont[note 6] Brazil
2011 Lei Jiang[note 6] China
2012 Xiao-Ming Chen[note 6] China
2012 Swapan K. Pati[note 6] India
2013 Ayyappanpillai Ajayaghosh[note 6] India
2013 Chung-Yuan Mou[note 6] Taiwan
2014 Xie Yi China
2015 Pi-Tai Chou Taiwan
2015 Tessy María López Goerne Mexico
2016 Zhao Yuliang China
2018 Thalappil Pradeep[1] India

Earth Sciences[edit]

Year Recipient Country
2003 Kaigala Venkata Subbarao India
2004 Adolpho J. Melfi Brazil
2005 Zhu Rixiang China
2006 Rengaswamy Ramesh India
2007 Paulo Artaxo Brazil
2008 Sun Jimin China
2009 Rafael Navarro González Mexico
2010 Anil Kumar Gupta[note 7] India
2010 Alexander Kellner[note 7] Brazil
2011 S. K. Satheesh[note 7] India
2011 Wu Fuyuan[note 7] China
2012 Patrick George Eriksson South Africa
2013 Li Xia China
2014 Sun-Lin Chung Taiwan
2015 Piao Shilong China
2016 Mario Hamuy Chile
2018 Guochun Zhao[1] China
2018 Alejandro Raga[1] Mexico

Engineering Sciences[edit]

Carlos Artemio Coello Coello
Year Recipient Country
2003 Mayra de la Torre Mexico
2004 Li Aizhen China
2005 Mauricio Terrones Mexico
2006 Chang Chun-Yen Taiwan
2007 Chih-Kung Lee Taiwan
2008 Ashutosh Sharma India
2009 Chen Liang-Gee Taiwan
2010 Vivek Borkar[note 8] India
2010 Edgar D. Zanotto[note 8] Brazil
2011 Lin Yi-bing Taiwan
2012 Abdul Latiff Ahmad[note 8] Malaysia
2012 Kalyanmoy Deb[note 8] India
2013 Indranil Manna[note 8] India
2013 Mohammad Ahmad Al-Nimr[note 8] Jordan
2014 Kumaran Viswanathan[note 8] India
2014 Chih-Yuan Lu[note 8] Taiwan
2015 Upadrasta Ramamurty India
2016 Carlos Artemio Coello Coello Mexico
2018 Yu-Chee Tseng[1] Taiwan
2018 Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay[1] India

Mathematics[edit]

Year Recipient Country
1985 Liao Shantao China
1986 Mauricio M. Peixoto Brazil
1987 Mudambai Seshachalu Narasimhan India
1988 Jacob Palis Brazil
1990 Wu Wen-Tsun China
1991 Madabusi S. Raghunathan India
1992 Manfredo do Carmo Brazil
1993 Chang Kung-Ching China
1994 Ricardo Mañé Uruguay / Brazil
1995 Ibrahim A. Eltayeb[note 9] Sultanate of Oman
1995 Carlos Segovia[note 9] Argentina
1996 César Leopoldo Camacho[note 9] Brazil
1996 K. R. Parthasarathy[note 9] India
1998 Marcelo Viana Brazil
1999 Servet Martinez Chile
2000 Weiping Zhang China
2001 Sundararaman Ramanan India
2002 José Antonio de la Peña Mexico
2003 Welington Celso de Melo Brazil
2004 Long Yiming China
2005 Parimala Raman India
2006 Claudio Landim Brazil
2007 Shrikrishna G. Dani India
2008 Vasudevan Srinivas India
2009 Enrique Pujals Brazil
2010 Manindra Agrawal[note 9] India
2010 Carlos Gustavo Moreira[note 9] Brazil
2011 Shun-Jen Cheng[note 9] Taiwan
2011 Patricio Luis Felmer[note 9] Chile
2012 Fernando Codá Marques Brazil
2013 Artur Avila Brazil
2014 Ya-xiang Yuan China
2015 Alicia Dickenstein Argentina
2016 Lorenzo Justiniano Diaz Casado Brazil
2018 Ricardo Guillermo Durán Argentina

Medical Sciences[edit]

Year Recipient Country
1988 Manuel Elkin Patarroyo Colombia
1990 Sérgio Henrique Ferreira Brazil
1991 Leonidas de Mello Deane[note 10] Brazil
1991 Maria José von Paumgartten Deane[note 10] Brazil
1992 Juan Carlos Fasciolo Argentina
1993 Etim Moses Essien Nigeria
1994 Suhayl J. Jabbur Lebanon
1995 Dorairajan Balasubramanian[note 10] India
1995 Iván Antonio Izquierdo[note 10] Brazil
1996 Bhola Nath Dhawan India
1997 Eduardo H. Charreau[note 10] Argentina
1997 Charles O.N. Wambebe[note 10] Nigeria
1998 Felix Konotey-Ahulu Ghana
1999 Esper A. Cavalheiro Brazil
2000 Rabia Hussain Pakistan
2001 Rodolfo R. Brenner Argentina
2002 Ranulfo Romo Mexico
2003 Mayana Zatz Brazil
2004 Shiv Kumar Sarin India
2005 Shah M. Faruque Bangladesh
2006 Jacinto Convit Venezuela
2007 Sérgio Danilo Junho Pena Brazil
2008 Salim Abdool Karim South Africa
2009 Ricardo Gazzinelli Brazil
2010 Gabriel Adrián Rabinovich Argentina
2011 Alberto Kornblihtt Argentina
2012 Quarraisha Abdool Karim[note 10] South Africa
2012 George F. Gao[note 10] China
2013 Mei-Hwei Chang[note 10] Taiwan
2013 Turgay Dalkara[note 10] Turkey
2014 Irene Oi Lin NG[note 10] China
2014 Tse Wen Chang[note 10] Taiwan
2015 Eduardo Arzt[note 10] Argentina
2015 Ge Ri-Li[note 10] China
2016 Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta Pakistan
2018 Lynn Morris[1] South Africa
2018 Seza Õzen[1] Turkey

Physics[edit]

Year Recipient Country
1985 E. C. G. Sudarshan India
1986 Zhao Zhongxian China
1987 Cesar Mansueto Giulio Lattes Brazil
1988 Govind Swarup India
1990 Tirupattur V. Ramakrishnan India
1991 Francisco de la Cruz Argentina
1992 Narendra Kumar India
1993 Guo Kexin (K.H. Kuo) China
1994 Girish S. Agarwal India
1995 Ramanath Cowsik[note 11] India
1995 Jayme Tiomno[note 11] Brazil
1996 Fan Hai-fu[note 11] China
1996 Enrique Tirapegui[note 11] Chile
1997 Luis F. Rodríguez[note 11] Mexico
1997 Ashoke Sen[note 11] India
1998 B. Sriram Shastry India
1999 Min Naiben China
2000 Ajay Kumar Sood India
2001 Luiz Davidovich Brazil
2002 Deepak Dhar India
2003 Rodolfo Gambini Uruguay
2004 Spenta R. Wadia India
2005 Wang Enge China
2006 Dipankar Das Sarma India
2007 Zhang Jie China
2008 Predhiman Krishan Kaw[note 11] India
2008 Ali Chamseddine[note 11] Lebanon
2009 Gao Hongjun[note 11] China
2009 Nathan Berkovits[note 11] Brazil
2010 Xue Qikun China
2011 Thanu Padmanabhan India
2012 Juan Pablo Paz Argentina
2013 Rajesh Gopakumar[note 11] India
2013 Marcos Pimenta[note 11] Brazil
2014 Daniel de Florian Argentina
2015 Sandip Trivedi[note 11] India
2015 Zhou Xingjiang[note 11] China
2016 Shiraz Minwalla India
2018 Daniel Mario Ugarte[1] Brazil

Social Sciences[edit]

Year Recipient Country
2014 Rajah Rasiah Malaysia
2015 Ayşe Buğra[note 12] Turkey
2015 Zheng Xiaoying[note 12] China
2016 Marilda Sotomayor Brazil
2018 Alex Chika Ezeh[1] Kenya
2018 Yansui Liu[1] China

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Shared prize
  2. ^ Social Sciences Prize is also known as TWAS-Celso Furtado Prize
  3. ^ Maria José von Paumgartten Deane was the first women recipient of the Prize
  4. ^ a b c d e f Shared prize in Agricultural Sciences
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r Shared prize in Biology
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p Shared prize in Chemistry
  7. ^ a b c d Shared prize in Earth Sciences
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h Shared prize in Engineering Sciences
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h Shared prize in Mathematics
  10. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n Shared prize in Medical Sciences
  11. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n Shared prize in Physics
  12. ^ a b Shared prize in Social Sciences

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Winners of 2018 TWAS Prizes announced". The World Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 28 March 2018.

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