MIT Technology Review Reveals Annual Innovators Under 35 List

Aug 18, 2015, 09:44 ET from MIT Technology Review

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, MIT Technology Review releases its annual list of Innovators Under 35 ( Since 1999, the global media company has annually recognized exceptionally talented young technologists whose work illustrates the most important emerging technologies of the moment.

This year's list features several people who are figuring out in detail how the brain works and how we might stave off mental disorders. Others are unearthing knowledge about cancer that might open new avenues for treatment. Innovators in the fields of robotics and artificial intelligence are showcased, along with people who are cleverly taking advantage of the falling cost of sensors and bandwidth.

The 2015 List:

Biotechnology and Medicine

Gozde Durmus

Stanford University

Gilad Evrony

Harvard Medical School

Cigall Kadoch

Harvard Medical School and theBroad Institute of Harvard and MIT.

Dena Marrinucci

Epic Sciences

Elizabeth Mormino

Massachusetts General Hospital

Rikky Muller

Cortera Neurotechnologies

Rahul Panicker

Embrace Innovations and Embrace Global

Conor Walsh

Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard

Computer and Electronics Hardware

Yunji Chen

Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Travis Deyle


Rohan Paul

IIT Delhi

Benjamin Tee

Privi Medical

Melonee Wise

Fetch Robotics


Richard Lunt

Michigan State University

Aaswath Raman


Internet and Web

Yevgen Borodin

Stony Brook University

Patrick Collison

Cofounder and CEO, Stripe

Zakir Durumeric

University of Michigan

Duygu Kayaman


Ben Rubin


Nanotechnology and Materials

Polina Anikeeva


Canan Dagdeviren

Harvard and MIT

Jeannette Garcia


Jun Ge

Tsinghua University

Zhen Gu

University of North Carolina

Michelle O'Malley

University of California, Santa Barbara


Lars Blackmore


Adam Coates


Lisa DeLuca


Jini Kim


Jamie Shotton

Microsoft Research

Saurabh Srivastava

Xerox India

Rebecca Steorts

Duke University

Ilya Sutskever

Google Brain research team

Kevin Systrom


The selection process begins with hundreds of nominations from the public, MIT Technology Review editors, and international partners who publish Innovators Under 35 lists in their regions. The editors pare the list to about 80 people, who submit descriptions of their work and letters of reference. Then outside judges rate the finalists on the originality and impact of their work; that feedback helps the editors choose this group. 

This year's honorees will be featured online at starting today, and in the September/October print magazine, which hits newsstands worldwide on Sept. 1. They will also appear in person at the upcoming EmTech MIT conference, to be held Nov. 2–4 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. (

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