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Now Available: Innovators Under 35 2013 See The 2013 List »

Since 1999, the editors of Technology Review have honored the young innovators whose inventions and research we find most exciting; today that collection is the TR35, a list of technologists and scientists, all under the age of 35. Their work--spanning medicine, computing, communications, electronics, nanotechnology, and more--is changing our world.

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2002 Innovator of the Year: Max Levchin

2002 Humanitarian of the Year: Ethan Zuckerman

Adekunle Adeyeye

Nanotechnology

Doug Barlage

Nanotechnology

Andrew Barrows

Transportation

Richard Barton

Internet and Web

Angela Belcher

Nanotechnology

Elisabeth M. Belding-Royer

Telecommunications

Vincent Berger

Telecommunications

Ewan Birney

Biotechnology

Eric Bonabeau

Software

Stephen Boppart

Medicine

Daniel Branagan

Materials

Arnaud Brignon

Hardware

Sergey Brin

Internet and Web

Fiona Brinkman

Biotechnology

Chris Burge

Biotechnology

John Carmack

Entertainment

Howie Choset

Hardware

Josh Coates

Software

Benjamin Cravatt

Biotechnology

Nathaniel David

Biotechnology

Paul Debevec

Entertainment

Michelle Effros

Telecommunications

Shawn Fanning

Internet and Web

Alexander Fay

Transportation

Justin Frankel

Internet and Web

Vinay Gidwaney

Software

Claire Gmachl

Telecommunications

Robert Guttman

Software

Susan Hagness

Medicine

Michael Hansen

Hardware

Derek Hansford

Materials

Ramesh Hariharan

Software

John Harrington

Medicine

Maria Hershenson

Software

Suzie Hwang Pun

Medicine

Tom Hyongsok Soh

Telecommunications

Travis Kalanick

Internet and Web

Lydia Kavraki

Software

Matt Keyser

Energy

J. Joseph Kim

Medicine

Kara Kockelman

Transportation

Reiner Kraft

Internet and Web

Paul Krajewski

Transportation

Steven Laken

Medicine

Raymond Lau

Software

Der-Horng Lee

Transportation

Kelvin Lee

Medicine

Andreas Lendlein

Materials

Max Levchin

Innovator of the Year

Pamela Lipson

Software

Mariangela Lisanti

Nanotechnology

Jeffrey Long

Nanotechnology

Ihor Lys

Hardware

Rob Malda

Internet and Web

Scott Manalis

Nanotechnology

Steve McCanne

Internet and Web

Larry Mianzo

Transportation

Lou Montulli

Internet and Web

Sean J. Morrison

Medicine

Milan Mrksich

Materials

Chahab Nastar

Software

Bill Nguyen

Telecommunications

Stephen OConnor

Biotechnology

Kazuho Oku

Internet and Web

Alexander Olek

Biotechnology

Larry Page

Internet and Web

Vijay Pande

Biotechnology

Stephen Quake

Materials

Joseph Reagle

Internet and Web

Rajesh Reddy

Telecommunications

Vincent Rijmen

Software

Jonathan Rosenberg

Telecommunications

David Sabatini

Biotechnology

John Santini

Medicine

David Schaffer

Medicine

Jan Hendrik Schön

Nanotechnologies

Keith Schwab

Nanotechnology

Kevin Shakesheff

Materials

Steven Shaw

Energy

Anna Stefanopoulou

Transportation

Lisa Su

Hardware

Vivek Subramanian

Materials

Vahid Tarokh

Telecommunications

Steve Tuecke

Software

Tim Tuttle

Internet and Web

Susie Wee

Internet and Web

Les Welch

Transportation

Christoph Westphal

Biotechnology

Sean Willems

Software

Jun Ye

Nanotechnology

Neil Young

Entertainment

Ethan Zuckerman

Internet and Web

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