Physicist Marin Soljacic is working toward a world of wireless electricity.
Sandy Pentland is using data gathered by cell phones to learn about human behavior.
Krishna Palem thinks a little uncertainty in chips could extend battery life in mobile devices--and maybe the duration of Moore's Law, too.
Adobe's Kevin Lynch believes that computing applications will become more powerful when they take advantage of the browser and the desktop.
Alex Zettl's tiny radios, built from nanotubes, could improve everything from cell phones to medical diagnostics.
Combining massive quantities of data, insights into human psychology, and machine learning can help manage surprising events, says Eric Horvitz.
A new form of carbon being pioneered by Walter de Heer of Georgia Tech could lead to speedy, compact computer processors.
Jeff Lichtman hopes to elucidate brain development and disease with new technologies that illuminate the web of neural circuits.
Frances Arnold is designing better enzymes for making biofuels from cellulose.
John Kitching's tiny magnetic-field sensors will take MRI where it's never gone before.