CMU's Christopher Bettinger Named to Technology Review's TR35 as Top Young Innovator -Department of Materials Science and Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University

CMU's Christopher Bettinger Named to Technology Review's TR35 as Top Young Innovator

Christopher Bettinger, an assistant professor of materials science and biomedical engineering, has been selected to Technology Review magazine's TR35 list, which honors top innovators under the age of 35. Bettinger has worked at the interface of materials science and biomedical engineering for more than 10 years, conceiving and producing a number of innovations that aim to better integrate medical devices with the human body. These technologies include new synthetic materials that mimic the natural properties of soft tissue and biodegradable electronics that could usher in a new era of electronically active implants. His work is designed to lead to broader advances in the field of medical devices to reduce the burden of human disease and improve quality of life. Read more in Technology Review.