Technology Review also named Kevin Fu of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst as the “Innovator of the Year” for his work defeating would-be hackers of radio frequency chips in objects from credit cards to pacemakers. José Gómez-Márquez of Innovations in International Health was selected as the “Humanitarian of the Year” for his work creating practical medical devices for use in poor countries. The complete 2009 TR35 list includes individuals from such well-known organizations and institutions as Argonne National Laboratory, Carnegie Mellon University, Microsoft Research, MIT, Princeton University, Stanford University, and Yahoo.
“Discovering the amazing young men and women who make up the TR35 is one of the highlights of the year for us,” said Jason Pontin, editor in chief and publisher of Technology Review. “We honor them for their achievements today and look forward to their future accomplishments.”
The 2009 TR35 were selected from more than 300 submissions by the editors of Technology Review in collaboration with a prestigious panel of judges from leading organizations such as Caltech, Flagship Ventures, Google, MIT, PureTech Ventures, and the University of California, Berkeley. TR35 winners will be profiled in the September/October issue of Technology Review and online at www.technologyreview.com/tr35/. In addition, the EmTech@MIT 2009 Conference, to be held September 22–24 at MIT, will honor the winners in a series of “Meet the TR35” presentations, dedicated breakout sessions, and receptions.
NOTE: A complete list of the 2009 TR35 follows.
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Andrea Armani, University of Southern California
Michael Backes, Saarland University
Jeffrey Bigham, University of Rochester
James Carey, SiOnyx
Jorge Conde, Knome
Ranjan Dash, Y-Carbon
Adam Dunkels, Swedish Institute of Computer Science
Nathan Eagle, Santa Fe Institute
Cody Friesen, Fluidic Energy
Kevin Fu, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
José Gómez-Márquez, Innovations in International Health, MIT
Jeffrey Heer, Stanford University
Andrew Houck, Princeton University
Kurt Zenz House, C12 Energy
Shahram Izadi, Microsoft Research U.K.
Ali Javey, University of California, Berkeley
Michelle Khine, University of California, Irvine
Anat Levin, Weizmann Institute of Science
Erez Lieberman-Aiden, Harvard University/MIT
Andrew Lynn, Orthomimetics
Ellis Meng, University of Southern California
Pranav Mistry, MIT
Aydogan Ozcan, UCLA
Shwetak Patel, University of Washington
Andrew Perlman, GreatPoint Energy
Ashoke Ravi, Intel
Vera Sazonova, National Research Council Canada
Elena Shevchenko, Argonne National Laboratory
Vik Singh, Yahoo
Dawn Song, University of California, Berkeley
Jaime Teevan, Microsoft Research
C. Shad Thaxton, Northwestern University
Andrea Thomaz, Georgia Institute of Technology
Adrien Treuille, Carnegie Mellon University
Cyrus Wadia, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
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