Technology Review Reveals the 2007 TR35 List of the 35 Top Young Innovators Under 35

Technology Review Reveals the 2007 TR35 List of the 35 Top Young Innovators Under 35

August 15, 2007

2007 Emerging Technologies Conference

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Technology Review today announced the TR35 for 2007 – 35 accomplished men and women under the age of 35 who exemplify the spirit of innovation in business, technology and the arts. Doing ground-breaking work in energy, nanotechnology, biotechnology, computing, medicine, telecommunications and the Web, these young individuals stand out for their unique contributions to society.

Technology Review also announced the selection of Tapan Parikh from the University of Washington as the Humanitarian of the Year and David Berry of Flagship Ventures as Innovator of the Year (see related press release). The 2007 TR35 also includes individuals from well-known organizations and institutions such as Brown University, Caltech, Digg, École Supérieure d’Electricité (SUPÉLEC), Facebook, Hewlett-Packard Labs, Microsoft, MIT, Netvibes, Philips Research Europe, Princeton University, the University of Alicante and the University of Washington.

“The quality and breadth of accomplishment of the 2007 TR35 winners is truly amazing,” said Jason Pontin, editor in chief and publisher of Technology Review. “We honor them for their achievements today and into the future.”

The 2007 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 Cisco Systems, del.icio.us, Harvard Medical School, IBM, MIT, Novell, Stanford University, Texas A&M, Wikipedia, and Xerox. TR35 winners will be profiled in the September/October issue of Technology Review and online at http://www.technologyreview.com/tr35/. In addition, the 2007 Emerging Technologies Conference to be held September 25-27 at MIT will honor the winners in a series of ‘Meet the TR35’ presentations and receptions.

NOTE: A complete list of the 2007 TR35 follows.

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Technology Review’s TR35 for 2007

Dr. J. Christopher Anderson
University of California, Berkeley

Dr. Erik Bakkers
Philips Research Europe - Eindhoven

Dr. David Berry 1
Flagship Ventures

Mr. Sanjit Biswas
Meraki Networks

Prof. Josh Bongard
University of Vermont

Mr. Garrett Camp
StumbleUpon

Prof. Mung Chiang
Princeton University

Prof. Adam Cohen
Harvard University

Dr. Javier García-Martínez
University of Alicante

Prof. Ali Khademhosseini
Harvard-MIT Div. of Health Sciences and Technology

Prof. Yoshi Kohno
University of Washington

Mr. Tariq Krim
Netvibes

Mr. Ivan Krstic
One Laptop per Child

Mr. Jeff LaPorte
Eqo Communications

Prof. Ju Li
Ohio State University

Prof. Karen Liu
Georgia Tech

Mr. Christopher Loose
SteriCoat

Prof. Anna Lysyanskaya
Brown University

Mr. Tapan Parikh 2
University of Washington

Prof. Babak Parviz
University of Washington

Prof. Kristala Jones Prather
MIT

Dr. Partha Ranganathan
Hewlett-Packard Labs

Dr. Neil Renninger
Amyris Biotechnologies.

Mr. Kevin Rose
Digg

Prof. Marc Sciamanna
Ecole Superieure d'Electricite (SUPELEC)

Prof. Rachel Segalman
University of California, Berkeley

Prof. Shetal Shah
State University of New York at Stony Brook, School of Medicine

Prof. Abraham Stroock
Cornell University

Dr. Desney Tan
Microsoft Research

Dr. Doris Tsao
University of Bremen

Prof. Luis von Ahn
Carnegie Mellon University

Dr. Xudong Wang
Georgia Tech

Dr. Lili Yang
Caltech

Prof. Mehmet Fatih Yanik
MIT

Mr. Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook

1 2007 Innovator of the Year
2 2007 Humanitarian of the Year

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