See the list of young innovators selected by Technology Review for the year 2006.
Intel engineer Ram K Krishnamurthy developed cool computers .
Bell researcher Ashok Maliakal designed a completely new dielectric material comprising nanoparticles of titanium dioxide encapsulated in polymer shells.
Prithwish Basu, a scientist at BBN Technologies in Cambridge, MA, has developed algorithms that dramatically reduce the chance that a wireless network will drop connections or fail, all while decreasing the energy consumed by battery-powered radios.
To make mobile devices more secure, Anand Raghunathan and his team at NEC Laboratories America have given them a supplementary processor, dubbed Moses. The processor performs all of a device's security functions, such as encryption and user authentication.
Sumeet Singh has completely automated worm and virus detection, putting defenders on the same footing as attackers.