Meet the 2015 National Geographic Emerging Explorers

National Geographic announces its 2015 class of emerging explorers: individuals who represent the future of exploration. Learn about the new class and other emerging explorers at nationalgeographic.com/emerging.

The 2015 emerging explorers are:
Salam Al Kuntar, archaeologist
Ella Al-Shamahi, paleoanthropologist
Jessica Cramp, marine conservationist
Leslie Dewan, nuclear engineer
Caleb Harper, urban agriculturalist
Elaine Hsiao, biologist
Onkuri Majumdar, wildlife conservationist
Innocent Mburanumwe, conservation ranger
Manu Prakash, biophysicist
Steve Ramirez, neuroscientist
David Moinina Sengeh, biomedical engineer
Daniel Streicker, infectious disease ecologist
Skylar Tibbits, materials architect
Topher White, engineer/physicist