Utkan Demirci, one of our 2006 TR35 winners, earned a PhD in electrical engineering, but today he works as a research fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston. His cross-disciplinary work has given him an intriguing perspective on how innovators can seek out the best problems to solve. He recently shared his opinions and ideas about working at the intersection of different fields with us.
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