Discover the notable alumni of Massachusetts Institute Of Technology. The list includes people like Dolph Lundgren, Buzz Aldrin, John Forbes Nash Jr., Benjamin Netanyahu & James Woods. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as scientists, engineers, intellectuals & academics, writers and miscellaneous etc.
Buzz AldrinBuzz Aldrin
20 January 1930, American
American engineer
Dolph LundgrenDolph Lundgren
03 November 1957, Swedish
Actor

Benjamin Netanyahu Benjamin Netanyahu
21 October 1949, Israeli
Prime Minister

John Forbes Nash Jr.John Forbes Nash Jr.
13 June 1928, American
Mathematician

Richard FeynmanRichard Feynman
11 May 1918, American
Physicist

James WoodsJames Woods
18 April 1947, American
Actor, Producer, Voice Artist
Raghuram RajanRaghuram Rajan
03 February 1963, Indian
Adviser

Charles KochCharles Koch
01 November 1935, American
Co-Owner of Koch Industries

Shiva AyyaduraiShiva Ayyadurai
02 December 1963, Indian
Inventor of Email

Kofi AnnanKofi Annan
08 April 1938, Ghanaian
Former UN Secretary General
I.M. PeiI. M. Pei
26 April 1917, American
Master of Modern Architecture

Amar BoseAmar Bose
02 November 1929, American
Electrical Engineer and Sound Engineer
Carly FiorinaCarly Fiorina
06 September 1954, American
Former CEO of Hewlett-Packard

Claude ShannonClaude Shannon
30 April 1916, American
Mathematician, Cryptographer

William ShockleyWilliam Shockley
13 February 1910, American
Physicist
Neri OxmanNeri Oxman
06 February 1976, American
Architect

James Harris SimonsJames Harris Simons
1938 AD, American
Mathematicians & Hedge Fund Manager
Murray Gell-MannMurray Gell-Mann
15 September 1929, American
Physicist

Robert NoyceRobert Noyce
12 December 1927, American
Co-inventor of the integrated circuit

Louis SullivanLouis Sullivan
03 September 1856, American
Pioneering Architect
Alfred SloanAlfred P. Sloan
23 May 1875, American
CEO of General Motors Corporation

Ray TomlinsonRay Tomlinson
23 April 1941, American
Inventor of the First Email System
Herman HollerithHerman Hollerith
29 February 1860, American
Father of modern automatic computation

David H. KochDavid H. Koch
03 May 1940, American
Co-owner of Koch Industries

Franklin DiazFranklin Chang Díaz
05 April 1950, Chinese, Costa Rican, American
Former NASA Astronaut

Tony TanTony Tan
07 February 1940, Singaporean
Seventh President of Singapore
Ahmed ChalabiAhmed Chalabi
30 October 1944, Iraqi
Former Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq
Robert C. MertonRobert C. Merton
31 July 1944, American
Economist

Radia PerlmanRadia Perlman
18 December 1951, American
Computer Network Engineer

Robert Burn WoodworthRobert Burns Woodward
10 April 1917, American
Organic Chemist

Robert MundellRobert Mundell
24 October 1932, Canadian
Economist
Elias James CoreyElias James Corey
12 July 1928, American
Organic Chemist

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John Robert SchriefferJohn Robert Schrieffer
31 May 1931, American
Physicist

Thomas Robert CechThomas Cech
08 December 1947, American
Chemist

Lawrence R. KleinLawrence Klein
14 September 1920, American
Economist

Robert B. LaughlinRobert B. Laughlin
01 November 1950, American
Physicist
Burton RichterBurton Richter
22 March 1931, American
Physicist

Joseph E. StiglitzJoseph E. Stiglitz
09 February 1943, American
Economist & Author
Henry Way KendallHenry Way Kendall
09 December 1926, American
Physicist

Edith ClarkeEdith Clarke
10 February 1883, American
Electrical Engineer

Sidney AltmanSidney Altman
07 May 1939, Canadian, American
Molecular Biologist
Robert Sanderson Mulliken Robert S. Mulliken
07 June 1896, American
Chemist, Physicist

Iqbal QuadirIqbal Quadir
13 August 1958, Bangladeshi
Founder of Grameenphone
Charles Greeley AbbotCharles Greeley Abbot
31 May 1872, American
Astrophysicist

Bill FordBill Ford
03 May 1957, American
Businessman

Bob LazarBob Lazar
26 January 1959, American
Film processor

Esther DufloEsther Duflo
25 October 1972, French
Economist, Professor

Elaine ChaoElaine Chao
26 March 1953, American
Politician
Fred C. KochFred C. Koch
23 September 1900, American
Entrepreneur

Richard StallmanRichard Stallman
16 March 1953, American
Programmer, Computer scientist, Lecturer, Blogger,

Paul KrugmanPaul Krugman
28 February 1953, American
Columnist, Economist, Essayist, Blogger,

Alicia NashAlicia Nash
01 January 1933, Salvadoran, American
Physicist
Joseph StiglitzJoseph Stiglitz
09 February 1943, American
Economist, University teacher, Science writer,

Aafia SiddiquiAafia Siddiqui
02 March 1972, Pakistani
Neuroscientist
Jonah PerettiJonah Peretti
01 January 1974, American
Businessperson

Tom ScholzTom Scholz
10 March 1947, American
Musician

Lawrence SummersLawrence Summers
30 November 1954, American
Economist, University teacher, Professor,
Michele LeeMichele Lee
24 June 1942, American
Actress

Emma Georgina RothschildEmma Georgina Rothschild
16 May 1948, British
Economic historian, Historian, University teacher,
Mario DraghiMario Draghi
03 September 1947, Italian
Economist, Banker, University teacher

Aditya Vikram BirlaAditya Vikram Birla
14 November 1943, Indian
Business magnate

Jon Kabat-ZinnJon Kabat-Zinn
05 June 1944, American
Physician
Lawrence M. KraussLawrence M. Krauss
27 May 1954, American
Astronomer, Physicist, Astrophysicist, Academic,

Ronald McNairRonald McNair
21 October 1950, American
Physicist, Astronaut
Robert J. ShillerRobert J. Shiller
29 March 1946, American
Economist, Writer, Educationist, University

Pranav MistryPranav Mistry
14 May 1981, Indian
Computer scientist

Greg MankiwGreg Mankiw
03 February 1958, American
Economist, Blogger

Daniel M. LewinDaniel M. Lewin
14 May 1970, Israeli
Computer scientist
George P. ShultzGeorge P. Shultz
13 December 1920, American
Economist
Jairam RameshJairam Ramesh
09 April 1954, Indian
Economist

Qian XuesenQian Xuesen
11 December 1911
Astronautical engineer

Peter DiamandisPeter Diamandis
20 May 1961, Greek, American
Entrepreneur

Alan MulallyAlan Mulally
04 August 1945, American
Engineer
William NordhausWilliam Nordhaus
31 May 1941, American
Economist

Robert Tappan MorrisRobert Tappan Morris
08 November 1965, American
Computer scientist, Scientist, Professor

Charles DukeCharles Duke
03 October 1935, American
Air force officer, Astronaut, Test pilot, Fighter

Theodore Miller EdisonTheodore Miller Edison
10 July 1898, American
Inventor

Leslie LamportLeslie Lamport
07 February 1941, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Programmer,
Edgar MitchellEdgar Mitchell
17 September 1930, American
Officer, Astronaut, Aviator

Leonard KleinrockLeonard Kleinrock
13 June 1934, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Patent
Thomas MassieThomas Massie
13 January 1971, American
Inventor

Robert MetcalfeRobert Metcalfe
07 April 1946, American
Computer scientist, Engineer

Ngozi Okonjo-IwealaNgozi Okonjo-Iweala
13 June 1954, Nigerian
Diplomat, Economist
Andrew S. TanenbaumAndrew S. Tanenbaum
16 March 1944, American
Computer scientist, Engineer, Programmer,

Don NormanDon Norman
25 December 1935, American
Engineer, Computer scientist, Psychologist, Writer
Drew HoustonDrew Houston
04 March 1983, American
Internet Entrepreneur

George AkerlofGeorge Akerlof
17 June 1940, American
Economist, Professor

Pervez HoodbhoyPervez Hoodbhoy
11 July 1950, Pakistani
Physicist, Teacher

Austan GoolsbeeAustan Goolsbee
18 August 1969, American
Economist
Jagdish BhagwatiJagdish Bhagwati
26 July 1934, Indian
Economist

Ivan SutherlandIvan Sutherland
16 May 1938, American
Computer scientist, Engineer, Programmer,
Gilbert N. LewisGilbert N. Lewis
23 October 1875, American
Chemist, Physicist, University teacher,

Charles CorreaCharles Correa
01 September 1930, Indian
Architect
Hugh LoftingHugh Lofting
14 January 1886, British
Author

Nicholas NegroponteNicholas Negroponte
01 December 1943, American
Computer scientist, Architect, Investor,
Stanley FischerStanley Fischer
15 October 1943, Israeli, American
Economist, Educationist, Writer, Professor, Banker

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is widely considered the best institution in the world for a degree in Engineering. The campus of this university, situated in the city of Cambridge, in the United States, sprawls over 168 kilometers. According to a 2017 survey conducted by ‘Times Higher Education’, this famous institution was ranked 2nd in the whole of United States and 5th in the world. ‘Massachusetts Institute of Technology’ is not a globally recognized educational institution merely for its infrastructure or quality of education, but also for its notable alumni. The institution has produced several great entrepreneurs who have set fine examples of how a business has to be managed. Apparently, the university has produced more than 80 Nobel laureates, around 45 Rhodes Scholars and more than 30 astronauts. Some of the students who are a part of the institution’s alumni association are outstanding achievers and role models to many people around the world. A few noteworthy personalities who were once students of this famous university are Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations, noted Indian economist Raghuram Rajan and television host Janet Hsieh. Kofi Annan has been immensely praised world over for his humanitarian works. He is also the founder of the non-profit initiative called the ‘Kofi Annan Foundation’ and was appointed the chairman of the organization ‘The Elders’. We are presenting to you a list of notable alumni of the ‘Massachusetts Institute of Technology’ who made waves for their remarkable achievements.