The Brilliant Ten of 2014

For the 13th year, Popular Science honors the brightest young minds reshaping science, engineering, and the world.

Each year, Popular Science goes through a six-month selection process to identify the most inspired young scientists and engineers—researchers whose ideas will transform the future. Here are 2014’s best and brightest.

Nicole Abaid

Nicole Abaid Studies Bats To Make Drones Smarter