A MacArthur Fellow and mechanical engineer who creates elegantly simple, life-enhancing solutions and laborsaving technologies for the developing world.
A renowned anesthesiologist and pioneer in the field of tissue engineering who has discovered ways of rebuilding body parts from a single batch of cells.
A PhD candidate at MIT, he and his team developed an innovative robotic device that will improve needle biopsy procedures, decreasing the risk of complications.
Prominent physician and advocate who challenges the way we think about health care by emphasizing prevention and developing programs to promote school readiness and to ensure that families' basic needs are met.
How our unconscious prejudices and attitudes conflict with conscious beliefs and individual responsibility is the focus of this noted Harvard psychologist’s research.
MIT professor combines genetics, biology, engineering, and computer science to manipulate virus genes into building blocks for microscopic transistors, connectors, and computer chips.
Aerospace engineer, founding director of the Center for Sports Innovation, and member of Team Psycho, an elite triathlon club that uses technology to improve athletic products and performance.
The presidential consultant and Northeastern University political economist is also a founding member of the Economic Policy Institute, the first organization to focus on the economic conditions of low- and middle-income American families.
An internationally renowned MGH trauma surgeon who specializes in emergency response to large-scale disasters anywhere in the world.
Author of Flesh and Machines: How Robots Will Change Us and featured in an Errol Morris documentary, the AI expert is working on ways for robots to actually "think" rather than just perform programmed tasks.
BU professor and MacArthur Fellow, he combines physics and biology to transform cells into microscopic computers that could someday help solve health problems.