Meet the Innovators Under 35

Yevgen Borodin, Stony Brook University

A software tool conceived for blind people could offer an intuitive way for anyone to listen to online material.

Yevgen Borodin, Research Assistant Professor, Stony Brook University

Yevgen Borodin is a research assistant professor at Stony Brook University. He is internationally known for his research on computational methods and non-visual interfaces for improving computer accessibility for people with impaired vision. He is president and CEO of Charmtech Labs LLC, a startup he co-founded to develop education and productivity tools that useable by anyone, regardless of physical abilities. Borodin’s research has been funded by more than $4 million in federal grants, and his work was recognized with the Federal Communication Commission Chairman’s Award for Advancing Accessibility. He received a bachelor's degree in Web development from Alfred State College, and a master's degree and PhD, both in computer science, from Stony Brook University.


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.