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Now Available: Innovators Under 35 2014 See The 2014 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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2008 Innovator of the Year: JB Straubel

2008 Humanitarian of the Year: Aimée Rose

Blaise Agüera y Arcas

Building immersive 3-D environments

Dries Buytaert

Simple, flexible Web publishing

Jenova Chen

Gaming with the flow

Tanzeem Choudhury

Inferring social networks automatically

Jack Dorsey

Personal updates made simple

Stefanus Du Toit

Programming for parallel processors

Seth Hallem

Deconstructing software to find bugs

Xian-Sheng Hua

Enhancing video search

Sundar Iyer

Making memory at Internet speed

Farinaz Koushanfar

Locking microchips to prevent piracy

Johnny Lee

Streamlining human-computer interactions

Meredith Ringel Morris

Searching websites jointly

Andrew Ng

Building household robots

Adam Smith

Making sense of e-mail madness

JB Straubel

Engineering electric sports cars

Eric Wilhelm

Putting DIY projects online

Robert Wood

Building robotic flies


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