Discover the notable alumni of Georgia Tech. The list includes people like Jimmy Carter, Iman Shumpert, Daniel Webster, Jeff Foxworthy & Amin Elhassan. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as media personalities, film & theater personalities, leaders, scientists and intellectuals & academics etc.
Jimmy CarterJimmy Carter
01 October 1924, American
39th U.S. President
Iman ShumpertIman Shumpert
26 June 1990, American
Basketball Player

Jeff FoxworthyJeff Foxworthy
06 September 1958, American
Comedian

Daniel WebsterDaniel Webster
18 January 1782, American
Former United States Senator

Amin ElhassanAmin Elhassan
12 April 1979, Sudanese
Sports Commentator

Kary MullisKary Mullis
28 December 1944, American
Biochemist, Molecular biologist, Chemist
Nagesh KukunoorNagesh Kukunoor
30 March 1967, Indian
Film director, Actor, Film producer

Juan Carlos VarelaJuan Carlos Varela
12 December 1963, Panamanian
Entrepreneur

Paul Craig RobertsPaul Craig Roberts
03 April 1939, American
Economist, Conspiracy theorist, Journalist

Arthur MurrayArthur Murray
04 April 1895, Austrian
Entrepreneur, Teacher, Journalist
Timothy KopraTimothy Kopra
09 April 1963, American
Astronaut

John C. Portman, Jr.John C. Portman, Jr.
04 December 1924, American
 
Georgia Institute of Technology or simply known as ‘Georgia Tech’ is a public research university situated in Atlanta, Georgia. The institution which was once founded in 1885 is currently organized into six colleges which houses 31 departments. As per the U.S. News & World Report ratings, it is ranked 7th among public national universities in the country and 34th among all universities and colleges. Being globally renowned particularly for its engineering and business programs, Georgia Tech has also been ranked as the ‘smartest’ public college in the United States. The institute has further gone on to extend its reach overseas with satellite campuses across the globe in countries such as Singapore, France, India, Spain and China. The institute offers undergraduate and graduate courses in Liberal Arts, Computing, Engineering, Business, Design and Science. Georgia Tech’s vision is to enhance and sustain its position as a pioneer in scholarship and research for generations to come. The massive student body comprises of over 25,000 students who represent the diversity of 114 countries from every corner of the world. Georgia Tech’s alumni’s who are also referred to as the ‘yellow jackets’ have gone on to accomplish great things and have made a mark on the world. Some of these illustrious individuals include Jimmy Carter, Calvin Johnson, Ivan Allen Jr., and John F. Brock. Keep reading this list to know some more noteworthy Georgia Tech alumni’s who have made the institution proud.