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Home > Press > Technology Review Reveals the 2008 TR35 List of the Year’s Top Young Innovators

Technology Review today announced the 2008 TR35, its annual list of 35 outstanding men and women under the age of 35 who exemplify the spirit of innovation in business and technology. Doing ground-breaking work in energy, nanotechnology, biotechnology, and computing, these inspiring young individuals are transforming the way we use computers, fight disease, spot terrorists, conserve and produce energy, and more.

Technology Review Reveals the 2008 TR35 List of the Year’s Top Young Innovators

Cambridge, MA | Posted on August 19th, 2008

Technology Review also announced the selection of Aimée Rose of ICx Technologies as the Humanitarian of the Year and JB Straubel of Tesla Motors as Innovator of the Year (see related press release). The 2008 TR35 includes individuals from such well-known organizations and institutions as A123 Systems, Caltech, Cisco Systems, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, Microsoft, Stanford University, and Twitter.

"Discovering the amazing young men and women who make up the TR35 is one of the highlights of the year for us," said Jason Pontin, editor in chief and publisher of Technology Review. "The innovators on our 2008 list have made truly remarkable and valuable contributions."

The 2008 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 BP, Digg,, IBM Watson Research Center, MIT, Princeton University, Texas A&M, Xerox, and Yale University. TR35 winners will be profiled in the September/October issue of Technology Review and online at In addition, the EmTech08 Conference, to be held September 23-25 at MIT, will honor the winners in a series of "Meet the TR35" presentations, dedicated breakout sessions, and receptions.

NOTE: A complete list of the 2008 TR35 follows.


About Technology Review, Inc.
Review, Inc., an independent media company owned by MIT, is the authority on the future of technology, identifying emerging technologies and analyzing their impact for leaders. Technology Review’s media properties include Technology Review magazine, the oldest technology magazine in the world (founded in 1899); the daily news website; and events such as the annual EmTech Conference at MIT.

2008 TR35

Blaise Agüera y Arcas, Microsoft Live Labs

Theodore Betley, Harvard University

Martin Burke, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Dries Buytaert, Drupal

Christopher Chang, University of California, Berkeley

Michelle Chang, University of California, Berkeley

Jenova Chen, thatgamecompany

Tanzeem Choudhury, Dartmouth College

Peter L. Corsell, GridPoint

Jack Dorsey, Twitter

Stefanus Du Toit, RapidMind

Nicholas Fang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Ric Fulop, A123 Systems

Julia Greer, Caltech

Hossam Haick, Technion–Israel Institute of Technology

Seth Hallem, Coverity

Donhee Ham, Harvard University

Konrad Hochedlinger, Harvard Medical School

Xian-Sheng Hua, Microsoft Research Asia

Sundar Iyer, Cisco Systems

Jeffrey Karp, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology

Farinaz Koushanfar, Rice University

Johnny Lee, Microsoft

Meredith Ringel Morris, Microsoft Research

Andrew Ng, Stanford University

Kostya Novoselov, University of Manchester

Milica Radisic, University of Toronto

Aimée Rose, ICx Technologies

Bilal Shafi, University of Pennsylvania

Adam Smith, Xobni

JB Straubel, Tesla Motors

Joo Chuan Tong, Singapore Agency for Science, Technology, and Research’s Institute for Infocomm Research

Eric Wilhelm, Instructables

Robert Wood, Harvard University

Ronggui Yang, University of Colorado at Boulder

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Sarah Mees

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