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R&D Stars To Watch

R&D Stars To Watch

December 21, 2004
IndustryWeek celebrates the contributions of individuals who drive innovation and provide the initial spark to economic growth.
By Vivian Pospisil, Jill Jusko and John Teresko


  • Zhenan Bao, chemist, Lucent Technologies Inc.’s Bell Labs, Murray Hill, N.J
  • Trevor Baylis, inventor, London.
  • Loren Carpenter, senior scientist, Pixar Animation Studios, Emeryville, Calif.
  • Ed Catmull, president, Pixar Animation Studios, Emeryville, Calif.
  • Isaac Chuang, research staff member, IBM Corp.’s Almaden Research Center, San Jose.
  • Rob Cook, senior scientist, Pixar Animation Studios, Emeryville, Calif.
  • Alan Cox, programmer, Linux operating system, Swansea, Wales.
  • Raymond Damadian, president and chairman, Fonar Corp., Melville, N.Y.
  • Jonathan Dordick, professor of chemical engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N.Y.
  • Judith Estrin, president and CEO, Packet Design LLC, Mountain View, Calif.
  • Paul W. Ewald, professor of biology, Amherst College, Amherst, Mass.
  • David Feldman, founder and CEO, ZF Micro Devices Inc., Palo Alto, Calif.
  • Martin E. Glicksman, professor of materials engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N.Y.
  • Leroy Hood, founder, Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle.
  • Ghassan E. Jabbour, assistant research professor, University of Arizona, Tucson.
  • Philip J. Kuekes, member of the technical staff, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Palo Alto, Calif.
  • Michael Luby, chief technical officer and cofounder, Digital Fountain Inc., Fremont, Calif.
  • Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, professor, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh.
  • James D. Meindl, professor of microelectronics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta.
  • Hong Meng, chemist, Lucent Technologies Inc.’s Bell Labs, Murray Hill, N.J.
  • Yee Jack Ng, professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
  • John R. Patrick, vice president of Internet technology, IBM Corp., Armonk, N.Y. A 35-year veteran of IBM, Patrick leads that company’s Internet initiatives. Patrick was closely involved in IBM’s backing of Linux and is the creator of alphaWorks, IBM’s online research and development laboratory for advanced Internet technology. Patrick is chairman of the Global Internet Project, an international organization that promotes private-sector solutions to Internet policy issues, and a founding member of the World Wide Web Consortium at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a frequent conference speaker and author of the recently published “Net Attitude” (2001, Perseus Publishing).
  • Janet Perna, general manager, IBM Data Management Solutions, Somers, N.Y.
  • David Pratt, professor of chemistry, University of Pittsburgh.
  • Hendrik Schon, physicist, Lucent Technologies Inc.’s Bell Labs, Murray Hill, N.J.
  • Steven Schwartz, research scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.
  • Darlene Solomon, director, Life Science Technologies Laboratory, Agilent Laboratories, Palo Alto, Calif.
  • Shirley M. Tilghman, president, Princeton University, Princeton, N.J.
  • Marguerite Vogt, molecular biologist, Salk Institute, La Jolla.
  • Shuguang Zhang, associate director, Center for Biomedical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.

Dave Schafer contributed to this article.

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