Check out the list of notable Massachusetts Institute Of Technology (MIT) alumni. Some of the notable Massachusetts Institute Of Technology (MIT) students are Carly Fiorina, John Forbes Nash, Jr., Benjamin Netanyahu, Richard Feynman and Charles Koch.

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.
John Forbes Nash Jr.John Forbes Nash Jr.
(Mathematician)

13 June 1928

23 May 2015

Bluefield

American

Gemini

Benjamin Netanyahu Benjamin Netanyahu
(Prime Minister of Israel)

21 October 1949

Tel Aviv

Israeli

Libra

James WoodsJames Woods
(Actor, Producer, Voice Artist)

18 April 1947

Vernal, Utah, US

American

Aries

Richard FeynmanRichard Feynman
(Physicist)

11 May 1918

15 February 1988

Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

American

Taurus

Buzz AldrinBuzz Aldrin
(American engineer)

20 January 1930

Glen Ridge, New Jersey, U.S.

American

Capricorn

Charles KochCharles Koch
(Co-Owner of Koch Industries)

01 November 1935

Wichita

American

Scorpio

Raghuram RajanRaghuram Rajan
(Adviser)

03 February 1963

Bhopal

Indian

Aquarius

Kofi AnnanKofi Annan
(Secretary General of the United Nations)

08 April 1938

Comassie, Gold Coast

Ghanaian

Aries

James Harris SimonsJames Harris Simons
(Mathematicians & Hedge Fund Manager)

1938 AD

Newton

American

Shiva AyyaduraiShiva Ayyadurai
(Inventor of Email)

02 December 1963

Tamil Nadu

Indian

Sagittarius

Amar BoseAmar Bose
(Electrical Engineer and Sound Engineer)

02 November 1929

12 July 2013

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,

American

Scorpio

I.M. PeiI. M. Pei
(Master of Modern Architecture)

26 April 1917

Suzhou, China

American

Taurus

Carly FiorinaCarly Fiorina
(Former CEO of Hewlett-Packard)

06 September 1954

Austin

American

Virgo

David H. KochDavid H. Koch
(Co-owner of Koch Industries)

03 May 1940

Wichita

American

Taurus

William ShockleyWilliam Shockley
(Physicist)

13 February 1910

12 August 1989

Greater London, England, United Kingdom

American

Aquarius

Louis SullivanLouis Sullivan
(Pioneering Architect)

03 September 1856

14 April 1924

Boston

American

Virgo

Robert NoyceRobert Noyce
(Co-inventor of the integrated circuit)

12 December 1927

03 June 1990

Burlington

American

Sagittarius

Herman HollerithHerman Hollerith
(Father of modern automatic computation)

29 February 1860

17 November 1929

Buffalo

American

Pisces

Murray Gell-MannMurray Gell-Mann
(Physicist)

15 September 1929

Manhattan, New York City, U.S.

American

Virgo

Alfred SloanAlfred P. Sloan
(CEO of General Motors Corporation)

23 May 1875

17 February 1966

New Haven

American

Gemini

Tony TanTony Tan
(Seventh President of Singapore)

07 February 1940

Singapore

Singaporean

Aquarius

Ahmed ChalabiAhmed Chalabi
(Former Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq)

30 October 1944

03 November 2015

Kadhimiya, Iraq

Iraqi

Scorpio

Robert C. MertonRobert C. Merton
(Economist)

31 July 1944

New York City, New York, USA

American

Leo

Ray TomlinsonRay Tomlinson
(Inventor of the First Email System)

23 April 1941

05 March 2016

Amsterdam, New York, U.S.

American

Taurus

Robert Burn WoodworthRobert Burns Woodward
(Organic Chemist)

10 April 1917

08 July 1979

Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

American

Aries

Elias James CoreyElias James Corey
(Organic Chemist)

12 July 1928

Methuen, Massachusetts, United States

American

Cancer

Robert MundellRobert Mundell
(Economist)

24 October 1932

Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Canadian

Scorpio

Edith ClarkeEdith Clarke
(Electrical Engineer)

10 February 1883

29 October 1959

Howard County

American

Aquarius

Joseph E. StiglitzJoseph E. Stiglitz
(Economist & Author)

09 February 1943

Gary

American

Aquarius

Thomas Robert CechThomas Cech
(Chemist)

08 December 1947

Chicago, USA

American

Sagittarius

Robert B. LaughlinRobert B. Laughlin
(Physicist)

01 November 1950

Visalia, California, United States

American

Scorpio

Sidney AltmanSidney Altman
(Molecular Biologist)

07 May 1939

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Canadian,American

Taurus

Lawrence R. KleinLawrence Klein
(Economist)

14 September 1920

20 October 2013

Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.

American

Virgo

Robert Sanderson Mulliken Robert S. Mulliken
(Chemist, Physicist)

07 June 1896

31 October 1986

Newburyport, Massachusetts, US

American

Gemini

Burton RichterBurton Richter
(Physicist)

22 March 1931

Brooklyn

American

Aries

John Robert SchriefferJohn Robert Schrieffer
(Physicist)

31 May 1931

Oak Park, Illinois, USA

American

Gemini

Franklin DiazFranklin Chang Díaz
(Former NASA Astronaut)

05 April 1950

San José

Costa Rican,American

Aries

Henry Way KendallHenry Way Kendall
(Physicist)

09 December 1926

15 February 1999

Boston, Massachusetts, US

American

Sagittarius

Iqbal QuadirIqbal Quadir
(Founder of Grameenphone)

13 August 1958

Jessore District

Bangladeshi

Leo

Charles Greeley AbbotCharles Greeley Abbot
(Astrophysicist)

31 May 1872

17 December 1973

Wilton

American

Gemini

Bill FordBill Ford
(American businessman)

03 May 1957

Detroit, Michigan, United States

American

Taurus

Dolph LundgrenDolph Lundgren
(Chemist, Actor, Film director, Film producer, Engineer, Judoka, Screenwriter, Model, Boxer, Karateka)

03 November 1957

Stockholm

Swedish

Scorpio

Richard StallmanRichard Stallman
(Programmer, Computer scientist, Lecturer, Blogger, Software developer, Short story writer, Columnist, Researcher, Science fiction writer)

16 March 1953

New York City

American

Pisces

Paul KrugmanPaul Krugman
(Columnist, Economist, Essayist, Blogger, University teacher, Actor, Pundit, Journalist, Writer)

28 February 1953

Albany

American

Pisces

Joseph StiglitzJoseph Stiglitz
(Economist, University teacher, Science writer, Non-fiction writer, Professor, Critic, Writer, Scientist)

09 February 1943

Gary

American

Aquarius

Lawrence SummersLawrence Summers
(Economist, University teacher, Professor, Scientist, Politician, Banker)

30 November 1954

New Haven

American

Sagittarius

Aafia SiddiquiAafia Siddiqui
(Neuroscientist)

02 March 1972

Karachi

Pakistani

Pisces

Claude ShannonClaude Shannon
(Mathematician, Cryptographer, Computer scientist, Engineer, Sport cyclist, University teacher)

30 April 1916

24 February 2001

Petoskey

American

Taurus

Jimmy DoolittleJimmy Doolittle
(Aviator, Officer)

14 December 1896

27 September 1993

Alameda

American

Sagittarius

Vannevar BushVannevar Bush
(Scientist, Engineer, Politician, University teacher, Computer scientist)

11 March 1890

28 June 1974

Everett

American

Pisces

Lawrence M. KraussLawrence M. Krauss
(Astronomer, Physicist, Astrophysicist, Academic, Non-fiction writer, University teacher, Theoretical physicist)

27 May 1954

New York City

American

Gemini

Ronald McNairRonald McNair
(Physicist, Astronaut)

21 October 1950

28 January 1986

Lake City

American

Libra

David ScottDavid Scott
(Officer, Test pilot, Astronaut, Aviator)

06 June 1932

San Antonio

American

Gemini

Aditya Vikram BirlaAditya Vikram Birla
(Business magnate)

14 November 1943

01 October 1995

Kolkata

Indian

Scorpio

Edgar MitchellEdgar Mitchell
(Officer, Astronaut, Aviator)

17 September 1930

04 February 2016

Hereford

American

Virgo

Robert J. ShillerRobert J. Shiller
(Economist, Writer, Educationist, University teacher)

29 March 1946

Detroit

American

Aries

Charles DukeCharles Duke
(Air force officer, Astronaut, Test pilot, Fighter pilot, Flight instructor, Aviator, Businessperson)

03 October 1935

Charlotte

American

Libra

Pranav MistryPranav Mistry
(Computer scientist)

14 May 1981

Palanpur

Indian

Taurus

George AkerlofGeorge Akerlof
(Economist, Professor)

17 June 1940

New Haven

American

Gemini

Mario DraghiMario Draghi
(Economist, Banker, University teacher)

03 September 1947

Rome

Italian

Virgo

Qian XuesenQian Xuesen
(Astronautical engineer)

11 December 1911

31 October 2009

Hangzhou

Sagittarius

Andrew S. TanenbaumAndrew S. Tanenbaum
(Computer scientist, Engineer, Programmer, Academic, Professor, Writer)

16 March 1944

New York City

American

Pisces

Theodore Miller EdisonTheodore Miller Edison
(Inventor)

10 July 1898

24 November 1992

Llewellyn Park

American

Cancer

William Redington HewlettWilliam Redington Hewlett
(Entrepreneur, Engineer, Computer scientist)

20 May 1913

12 January 2001

Ann Arbor

American

Taurus

Leslie LamportLeslie Lamport
(Mathematician, Computer scientist, Programmer, Engineer, Writer)

07 February 1941

New York City

American

Aquarius

Emma Georgina RothschildEmma Georgina Rothschild
(Economic historian, Historian, University teacher, Economist)

16 May 1948

London

British

Taurus

Stanley FischerStanley Fischer
(Economist, Educationist, Writer, Professor, Banker)

15 October 1943

Mazabuka

Israeli,American

Libra

Greg MankiwGreg Mankiw
(Economist, Blogger)

03 February 1958

Trenton

American

Aquarius

Austan GoolsbeeAustan Goolsbee
(Economist)

18 August 1969

Waco

American

Leo

Robert Tappan MorrisRobert Tappan Morris
(Computer scientist, Scientist, Professor)

08 November 1965

Massachusetts

American

Scorpio

Andrew ViterbiAndrew Viterbi
(Engineer, Entrepreneur, Computer scientist)

09 March 1935

Bergamo

Italian,American

Pisces

Gilbert N. LewisGilbert N. Lewis
(Chemist, Physicist, University teacher, Non-fiction writer)

23 October 1875

23 March 1946

Weymouth

American

Libra

Whitfield DiffieWhitfield Diffie
(Cryptographer, Mathematician, Computer scientist)

05 June 1944

New York City

American

Gemini

Don NormanDon Norman
(Engineer, Computer scientist, Psychologist, Writer)

25 December 1935

United States of America

American

Capricorn

Ngozi Okonjo-IwealaNgozi Okonjo-Iweala
(Diplomat, Economist)

13 June 1954

Ogwashi-Uku

Nigerian

Gemini

Lotfi A. ZadehLotfi A. Zadeh
(Mathematician, Engineer, Professor, Scientist, Computer scientist)

04 February 1921

Baku

Azerbaijani,American

Aquarius

Ivan SutherlandIvan Sutherland
(Computer scientist, Engineer, Programmer, University teacher)

16 May 1938

Hastings

American

Taurus

Jean TiroleJean Tirole
(Economist, University teacher)

09 August 1953

Troyes

French

Leo

Pervez HoodbhoyPervez Hoodbhoy
(Physicist, Teacher)

11 July 1950

Karachi

Pakistani

Cancer

Nicholas NegroponteNicholas Negroponte
(Computer scientist, Architect, Investor, University teacher)

01 December 1943

New York City

American

Sagittarius

Edward Norton LorenzEdward Norton Lorenz
(Mathematician, Meteorologist, University teacher)

23 May 1917

16 April 2008

West Hartford

American

Gemini

Robert MetcalfeRobert Metcalfe
(Computer scientist, Engineer)

07 April 1946

Brooklyn

American

Aries

Benjamin Lee WhorfBenjamin Lee Whorf
(Anthropologist, Linguist)

24 April 1897

26 July 1941

Massachusetts

American

Taurus

Hossein NasrHossein Nasr
(Philosopher, University teacher)

07 April 1933

Tehran

Aries

Leonard KleinrockLeonard Kleinrock
(Mathematician, Computer scientist, Patent inventor, Professor)

13 June 1934

New York City

American

Gemini

Jagdish BhagwatiJagdish Bhagwati
(Economist)

26 July 1934

Mumbai

Indian

Leo

Warren BennisWarren Bennis
(Writer, Economist, Psychologist)

08 March 1925

31 July 2014

New York City

American

Pisces

Rodney BrooksRodney Brooks
(Computer scientist, Engineer, University teacher, Roboticist)

30 December 1954

Adelaide

Australian

Capricorn

Daniel M. LewinDaniel M. Lewin
(Computer scientist)

14 May 1970

11 September 2001

Denver

Israeli

Taurus

George NakashimaGeorge Nakashima
(Architect)

24 May 1905

15 June 1990

Spokane

Japanese,American

Gemini

Robert AumannRobert Aumann
(Mathematician, Economist, Educationist, University teacher)

08 June 1930

Frankfurt

Israeli,American

Gemini

Rusty SchweickartRusty Schweickart
(Officer, Test pilot, Astronaut, Aviator)

25 October 1935

Neptune Township, New Jersey

American

Scorpio

Daniel Chester FrenchDaniel Chester French
(Sculptor)

20 April 1850

07 October 1931

Exeter

American

Aries

Esther DufloEsther Duflo
(Economist, Professor)

25 October 1972

Paris

French

Scorpio

Benjamin TuckerBenjamin Tucker
(Journalist, Philosopher, Economist, Translator, Anarchist)

17 April 1854

22 June 1939

Dartmouth

American

Aries

Danny HillisDanny Hillis
(Inventor, Scientist, Engineer, Entrepreneur, Writer, Computer scientist)

25 September 1956

Baltimore

American

Libra

William Wesley PetersWilliam Wesley Peters
(Engineer, Architect)

12 June 1912

17 July 1991

Indiana

American

Gemini

Shivshankar MenonShivshankar Menon
(Diplomat)

05 July 1949

Ottapalam

Indian

Cancer

Manuel BlumManuel Blum
(Computer scientist, University teacher)

26 April 1938

Caracas

American

Taurus

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