Eduardo Cisternas (PhD student Class’23; advisor Dr. Fang-Fang Yin, Radiation Oncology), has been honored with the MIT Innovators Under 35, winner in the “Humanitarian” category for his Radiation Oncology /Duke University project, an open source for treatment planning that can help in the practical aspects of academic training of qualified human resources in radiotherapy.
Innovators Under 35 is the most prestigious recognition worldwide from MIT Technology Review. Since 1999, MIT Technology Review has honored the young innovators whose inventions and research are the most exciting. Innovators Under 35 is a list of technologists and scientists, all under the age of 35, whose work is changing the world. The list recognizes the development of new technology or the creative application of existing technologies to solve global problems in industries such as biomedicine, computing, communications, energy, materials, software, transportation, web, and the internet. Past recipients of the award include the co-founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, the co-founders of Google, Larry Page, and Sergey Brin, the co-founder of Tesla JB Straubel among others.