Meet the Innovators Under 35 - Group 1

Fadel Adib, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT CSAIL

Here’s how you can use Wi-Fi to track people moving around in other rooms.

Fadel Adib, Ph.D. Candidate, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT CSAIL

Fadel Adib is a Ph.D. candidate in electrical engineering and computer science at MIT. He researches wireless technologies that see through walls, track human motion, and monitor human vital signs. His research on x-ray vision was included in the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory's (CSAIL's) “50 Ways MIT has Transformed Computer Science” over the past 50 years. He is the recipient of the Microsoft Research Ph.D. fellowship, MIT's William Martin Award for the best computer science master’s thesis, and the Jacobs Presidential Fellowship, also from MIT. He received a bachelor's degree in computer and communications engineering from the American University of Beirut and a master's degree in computer science from MIT.


Innovators Under 35
individuals whose superb technical work promises to shape the coming decades through the development of new technology or the creative application of existing technologies to solve problems.