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Robert Drost named to the MIT Technology Review TR100 list of the world's top young innovators
Dr. Robert Drost, a Principal Research Scientist at Sun Labs' has been named to the 2004 list of the world's 100 Top Young Innovators by Technology Review, MIT's Magazine of Innovation.
As a research project in Ivan Sutherland's Asynchronous Design group at Sun Labs, Proximity Communications has been under development for 5 years. Robert Drost, the principal investigator on the project, has been with Sun since 1993. He began his work at Sun in its processor division, then joined Sun Labs to study high-speed chip-to-chip communication. Dr. Drost continued his career at Stanford University where he received his PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in 2001 and subsequently returned full-time to Sun Labs.About the TR100 List:
The TR100, chosen by the editors of Technology Review and an elite panel of judges, consists of 100 individuals under age 35 whose innovative work in technology has a profound impact on today's world. This year's nominees are recognized for their contributions in transforming the nature of technology and business in industries such as biotechnology and medicine, computing, and nanotechnology.
Dr. Drost will be honored September 29 - 30 at Technology Review's Emerging Technologies Conference at MIT.