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.
Merging visual arts, architecture, and the performing arts has gained this husband-and-wife team high-profile commissions like the new Institute for Contemporary Art on Fan Pier.
Author, Life Science Expert
The futurist, entrepreneur, and best-selling author of a ground-breaking book on how genomics and other forces are changing life, work, health and wealth.
Self-described as a cross between a mechanical engineer and a choreographer, Ganson is a kinetic sculptor who creates ingenious mechanical sculptures.
Composer, Music Professor
A two-time Grammy nominee and MacArthur Genius Award winner, he creates contemporary classical works drawn from his Jewish heritage and Argentine homeland.
Calorie restriction and natural substances in red wine are part of this MIT molecular biologist's work on how to add decades to expected lifespans.
Minister, Social Activist
Inner-city pediatric and adolescent specialist whose writing and mentorship program has won national acclaim. Also helped liberate over 9,000 Sudanese slaves as part of a ministerial coalition.