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MIT Technology Review Announces 2020 Innovators Under 35

For two decades, the world-renowned media company has recognized exceptionally talented technologists whose innovations are poised to transform our world

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MIT Technology Review today announced its annual list of Innovators Under 35. This acclaimed list honors innovators making great strides in their respective fields.

The 35 innovators on this year's list include entrepreneurs, humanitarians, inventors, pioneers, and visionaries in industries ranging from energy and biotech to artificial intelligence and robotics. To learn more about each honoree, visit

Gideon Lichfield, editor-in-chief of MIT Technology Review, said: "With our annual Innovators Under 35 list, we profile the outstanding young people behind some of the technologies that will define the coming decades. Our goal is to show off the ingenuity and the diversity of the people whose inventions are shaping the future."

2020 Innovators Under 35

  • Entrepreneurs:
    • Jiwei Li
    • Atima Lui
    • Tony Pan
  • Humanitarians:
    • Mohamed Dhaouafi
    • Alex Le Roux
    • Katharina Volz
    • David Warsinger
  • Inventors:
    • Omar Abudayyeh
    • Christina Boville
    • Manuel Le Gallo
    • Leila Pirhaji
    • Nadya Peek
    • Randall Jeffrey Platt
    • Rebecca Saive
    • Anastasia Volkova
    • Venkat Viswanathan
    • Sihong Wang
  • Pioneers:
    • Ghena Alhanaee
    • Avinash Manjula Basavanna
    • Lili Cai
    • Gregory Ekchian
    • Jennifer Glick
    • Andrej Karpathy
    • Siddharth Krishnan
    • Andreas Puschnik
  • Visionaries:
    • Leilani Battle
    • Morgan Beller
    • Eimear Dolan
    • Rose Faghih
    • Bo Li
    • Zlatko Minev
    • Miguel Modestino
    • Inioluwa Deborah Raji
    • Dongjin Seo
    • Adriana Schulz

Learn more about this year's honorees on the MIT Technology Review website here  on June 17. Many of the honorees will appear at the upcoming EmTech MIT conference, MIT Technology Review's annual flagship event, which highlights significant technological developments of the year along with their potential economic and societal impact. EmTech MIT will be held virtually October 20 -22, 2020. Click here to learn more about the event.

About MIT Technology Review
 Founded at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1899, MIT Technology Review is a world-renowned independent media company whose insight, analysis, reviews, interviews, and live events explain the commercial, social, and political impact of new technologies. MIT Technology Review derives its authority from the world's foremost technology institution and from its editors' deep technical knowledge, capacity to see technologies in their broadest context, and unequaled access to leading innovators and researchers. MIT Technology Review's mission is to make technology a greater force for good by bringing about better-informed, more conscious technology decisions through authoritative, influential, and trustworthy journalism. Subscribe. Follow: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram.

About EmTech MIT
Launched in 1999, MIT Technology Review's annual flagship conference has a longstanding legacy of exploring the biggest technologies and trends of the day. Being held virtually for the first time October 20 - 22, 2020, EmTech MIT will offer a carefully curated perspective on the most significant developments of the year, including artificial intelligence, climate adaption, personalized medicine, data security, and more. Part of the esteemed EmTech Event Series, this conference conducts a deep dive into how these technologies impact society, research, education, and life as we know it. EmTech MIT features conversations from innovators, entrepreneurs, researchers, industry leaders and some of the world's most brilliant minds. In addition, MIT Technology Review's Innovators Under 35 are all invited to appear at the event, representing the best and brightest technologists the world has to offer. Learn more.

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