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.

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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.