Seven engineers named top innovators under 35

A postdoctoral fellow hoping to develop wearable sweat sensors for better health monitoring and a young assistant professor who helped pioneer “deep learning” to create more dextrous robots are among this year’s top innovators under 35, a list compiled each year by MIT Technology Review. Wei Gao, courtesy of MIT Technology Review. Wei Gao, 31, a postdoc in the lab of Ali Javey, and Sergey Levine, 29, a newly arrived assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences and a former postdoc with the department’s Pieter Abbeel, were among 35 innovators announced today. The two were joined by former UC Berkeley bioengineering postdoc Kelly Gardner, 31, 2010 materials science Ph.D. Christine Ho, 33, and bioengineering graduate Heather Bowerman, 31, who were touted as “people who hope to turn innovations into disruptive…


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