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.
Dolph LundgrenDolph Lundgren
03 November 1957, Swedish
Buzz AldrinBuzz Aldrin
20 January 1930, American
American engineer

Benjamin Netanyahu Benjamin Netanyahu
21 October 1949, Israeli
Prime Minister of Israel

Raghuram RajanRaghuram Rajan
03 February 1963, Indian

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

John Forbes Nash Jr.John Forbes Nash Jr.
13 June 1928, American
Richard FeynmanRichard Feynman
11 May 1918, American

James WoodsJames Woods
18 April 1947, American
Actor, Producer, Voice Artist

Kofi AnnanKofi Annan
08 April 1938, Ghanaian
Former UN Secretary General

Shiva AyyaduraiShiva Ayyadurai
02 December 1963, Indian
Inventor of Email
I.M. PeiI. M. Pei
26 April 1917, American
Master of Modern Architecture

Ray TomlinsonRay Tomlinson
23 April 1941, American
Inventor of the First Email System
Amar BoseAmar Bose
02 November 1929, American
Electrical Engineer and Sound Engineer

Carly FiorinaCarly Fiorina
06 September 1954, American
Former CEO of Hewlett-Packard

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

Murray Gell-MannMurray Gell-Mann
15 September 1929, American

Louis SullivanLouis Sullivan
03 September 1856, American
Pioneering Architect
Robert NoyceRobert Noyce
12 December 1927, American
Co-inventor of the integrated circuit

Alfred SloanAlfred P. Sloan
23 May 1875, American
CEO of General Motors Corporation
James Harris SimonsJames Harris Simons
1938 AD, American
Mathematicians & Hedge Fund Manager

Herman HollerithHerman Hollerith
29 February 1860, American
Father of modern automatic computation

Tony TanTony Tan
07 February 1940, Singaporean
Seventh President of Singapore

Robert C. MertonRobert C. Merton
31 July 1944, American
Radia PerlmanRadia Perlman
18 December 1951, American
Computer Network Engineer
Ahmed ChalabiAhmed Chalabi
30 October 1944, Iraqi
Former Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq

John Robert SchriefferJohn Robert Schrieffer
31 May 1931, American

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

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

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Thomas Robert CechThomas Cech
08 December 1947, American

Burton RichterBurton Richter
22 March 1931, American

Lawrence R. KleinLawrence Klein
14 September 1920, American

Edith ClarkeEdith Clarke
10 February 1883, American
Electrical Engineer
Robert B. LaughlinRobert B. Laughlin
01 November 1950, American

Joseph E. StiglitzJoseph E. Stiglitz
09 February 1943, American
Economist & Author
Sidney AltmanSidney Altman
07 May 1939, Canadian, American
Molecular Biologist

Robert Sanderson Mulliken Robert S. Mulliken
07 June 1896, American
Chemist, Physicist

Henry Way KendallHenry Way Kendall
09 December 1926, American
Iqbal QuadirIqbal Quadir
13 August 1958, Bangladeshi
Founder of Grameenphone

Charles Greeley AbbotCharles Greeley Abbot
31 May 1872, American
Bill FordBill Ford
03 May 1957, American

Bob LazarBob Lazar
26 January 1959, American
Film processor

Ronald McNairRonald McNair
21 October 1950, American
Physicist, Astronaut

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

Elaine ChaoElaine Chao
26 March 1953, American
Paul KrugmanPaul Krugman
28 February 1953, American
Columnist, Economist, Essayist, Blogger,

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

Alicia NashAlicia Nash
01 January 1933, Salvadoran, American

Jimmy DoolittleJimmy Doolittle
14 December 1896, American
Aviator, Officer
Lawrence SummersLawrence Summers
30 November 1954, American
Economist, University teacher, Professor,

Aafia SiddiquiAafia Siddiqui
02 March 1972, Pakistani
Tom ScholzTom Scholz
10 March 1947, American

Claude ShannonClaude Shannon
30 April 1916, American
Mathematician, Cryptographer, Computer scientist,

Joseph StiglitzJoseph Stiglitz
09 February 1943, American
Economist, University teacher, Science writer,
Mario DraghiMario Draghi
03 September 1947, Italian
Economist, Banker, University teacher

Aditya Vikram BirlaAditya Vikram Birla
14 November 1943, Indian
Business magnate
Qian XuesenQian Xuesen
11 December 1911
Astronautical engineer

Vannevar BushVannevar Bush
11 March 1890, American
Scientist, Engineer, Politician, University

Michele LeeMichele Lee
24 June 1942, American
Lawrence M. KraussLawrence M. Krauss
27 May 1954, American
Astronomer, Physicist, Astrophysicist, Academic,

Robert J. ShillerRobert J. Shiller
29 March 1946, American
Economist, Writer, Educationist, University
George P. ShultzGeorge P. Shultz
13 December 1920, American

Pranav MistryPranav Mistry
14 May 1981, Indian
Computer scientist

Edgar MitchellEdgar Mitchell
17 September 1930, American
Officer, Astronaut, Aviator

Alan MulallyAlan Mulally
04 August 1945, American
Emma Georgina RothschildEmma Georgina Rothschild
16 May 1948, British
Economic historian, Historian, University teacher,
Nicholas NegroponteNicholas Negroponte
01 December 1943, American
Computer scientist, Architect, Investor,

Greg MankiwGreg Mankiw
03 February 1958, American
Economist, Blogger

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

Daniel M. LewinDaniel M. Lewin
14 May 1970, Israeli
Computer scientist
Leslie LamportLeslie Lamport
07 February 1941, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Programmer,

Shivshankar MenonShivshankar Menon
05 July 1949, Indian

Theodore Miller EdisonTheodore Miller Edison
10 July 1898, American

Andrew S. TanenbaumAndrew S. Tanenbaum
16 March 1944, American
Computer scientist, Engineer, Programmer,

Ngozi Okonjo-IwealaNgozi Okonjo-Iweala
13 June 1954, Nigerian
Diplomat, Economist
Drew HoustonDrew Houston
04 March 1983, American
Internet Entrepreneur

Gilbert N. LewisGilbert N. Lewis
23 October 1875, American
Chemist, Physicist, University teacher,
Stanley FischerStanley Fischer
15 October 1943, Israeli, American
Economist, Educationist, Writer, Professor, Banker

Ivan SutherlandIvan Sutherland
16 May 1938, American
Computer scientist, Engineer, Programmer,

George AkerlofGeorge Akerlof
17 June 1940, American
Economist, Professor
Don NormanDon Norman
25 December 1935, American
Engineer, Computer scientist, Psychologist, Writer

Whitfield DiffieWhitfield Diffie
05 June 1944, American
Cryptographer, Mathematician, Computer scientist
Edward Norton LorenzEdward Norton Lorenz
23 May 1917, American
Mathematician, Meteorologist, University teacher

Austan GoolsbeeAustan Goolsbee
18 August 1969, American

Hossein NasrHossein Nasr
07 April 1933
Philosopher, University teacher

Pervez HoodbhoyPervez Hoodbhoy
11 July 1950, Pakistani
Physicist, Teacher
Daniel Chester FrenchDaniel Chester French
20 April 1850, American

Jagdish BhagwatiJagdish Bhagwati
26 July 1934, Indian
Leonard KleinrockLeonard Kleinrock
13 June 1934, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Patent

Robert MetcalfeRobert Metcalfe
07 April 1946, American
Computer scientist, Engineer
Andrew ViterbiAndrew Viterbi
09 March 1935, Italian, American
Engineer, Entrepreneur, Computer scientist

Benjamin TuckerBenjamin Tucker
17 April 1854, American
Journalist, Philosopher, Economist, Translator,
Warren BennisWarren Bennis
08 March 1925, American
Writer, Economist, Psychologist

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.