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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Florida Institute of Technology and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Florida Institute of Technology, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Florida Institute of Technology include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Florida Institute of Technology alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Florida Institute of Technology are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Florida Institute of Technology.

The list you're viewing is made up of graduates like Sunita Williams and Joan Higginbotham.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Florida Institute of Technology?” and “Which celebrities are Florida Institute of Technology alumni?”

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Sunita Williams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Florida Institute Of Technology Alumni
Sunita Williams Flight engineer, Astronaut, Engineer Sunita Lyn "Suni" Williams née Pandya is an American astronaut and United States Navy officer of Indian-Slovenian descent. She holds the records for longest single space flight ...more

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George D. Zamka is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Florida Institute Of Technology Alumni
George D. Zamka Astronaut George David "Zambo" Zamka is an American NASA astronaut and United States Marine Corps pilot with over 3500 flight hours in more than 30 different aircraft. Zamka piloted the Space ...more

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Joan Higginbotham is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Florida Institute Of Technology Alumni
Joan Higginbotham Astronaut, Engineer Joan Elizabeth Higginbotham is an American engineer and a former NASA astronaut. She flew aboard Space Shuttle Discovery mission STS-116 as a mission specialist.

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Kathryn P. Hire is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Florida Institute Of Technology Alumni
Kathryn P. Hire Astronaut, Engineer Kathryn Patricia "Kay" Hire is a NASA astronaut and Captain in the U.S. Navy Reserve who has flown aboard two Space Shuttle missions.

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Albert Scott Crossfield is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Florida Institute Of Technology Alumni
Albert Scott Crossfield Pilot Albert Scott Crossfield was an American naval officer and test pilot. In 1953, he became the first pilot to fly at twice the speed of sound.

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Fahri Diner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Florida Institute Of Technology Alumni
Fahri Diner Venture capitalist During his 15-year entrepreneurial career in the high-tech industry, Fahri repeatedly demonstrated his savvy in conceiving compelling value propositions and building high-tech organizations to ...more

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Tim Wakefield is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Florida Institute Of Technology Alumni
Tim Wakefield Baseball player Timothy Stephen "Tim" Wakefield is an American former professional baseball pitcher. Wakefield began his pitching career with the Pittsburgh Pirates, but is most remembered for his ...more

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Johnnie E. Wilson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Florida Institute Of Technology Alumni
Johnnie E. Wilson General Johnnie Edward Wilson is a retired United States Army four-star general who served as Commanding General, United States Army Materiel Command from 1996 to 1999.

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Félix Soto Toro is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Florida Institute Of Technology Alumni
Félix Soto Toro Scientist Félix Soto Toro, is an astronaut applicant and an electrical designs engineer at NASA, who developed the Advanced Payload Transfer Measurement System.

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Stephen Speed is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Florida Institute Of Technology Alumni
Stephen Speed Stephen R. Speed, is a U.S. Naval Officer and politician from Dover, in Kent County, Delaware. He was the non-partisan Mayor of Dover, Delaware. Speed was Dover's second full-time mayor. He ...more

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Galen B. Jackman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Florida Institute Of Technology Alumni
Galen B. Jackman Galen Bruce Jackman is a retired United States Army Major General. His last assignment in the Army was serving in the Pentagon as the Army's Chief Legislative Liaison. The Office of the Chief ...more

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Jorge S. Mesquita is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Florida Institute Of Technology Alumni
Jorge S. Mesquita

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Richard Adams is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Florida Institute Of Technology Alumni
Richard Adams Richard Adams is an independent inventor and engineer. Since building and demonstrating a video camera as a child, his work has often garnered media interest.

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David A. King is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Florida Institute Of Technology Alumni
David A. King David Arnold King was the tenth Director of the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center located in Huntsville, Alabama. He was appointed to the position on June 15, 2003. He announced his retirement ...more

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Ann E. Dunwoody is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Florida Institute Of Technology Alumni
Ann E. Dunwoody Ann Elizabeth Dunwoody is a retired general of the United States Army. She was the first woman in U.S. military and uniformed service history to achieve a four-star officer rank, receiving her ...more

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Jim Quinn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Florida Institute Of Technology Alumni
Jim Quinn Radio personality Jim Quinn is an American radio talk show host based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, currently hosting Quinn in the Morning on WYSL/Avon, New York. Until its cancellation in November of 2013, his ...more

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Waleed A. Samkari is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Florida Institute Of Technology Alumni
Waleed A. Samkari Brigadier General Waleed Ahmad Samkari, Director of the Royal Maintenance Corps of the Jordanian Armed Forces responsible for supporting continuous operations for the military. During his ...more

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James L. Herdt is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Florida Institute Of Technology Alumni
James L. Herdt James Lee Herdt, the ninth Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy was appointed on March 27, 1998. A native of Casper, Wyoming, Herdt enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1966. After attending ...more

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Stephen Lee Morgan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Florida Institute Of Technology Alumni
Stephen Lee Morgan Stephen Lee Morgan is an Auditor, with the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Inspector General, in Washington, DC. Previously, he served as an Examiner for the Defense Finance and Accounting ...more

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James Ball is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Florida Institute Of Technology Alumni
James Ball James Allan "Jimmy" Ball was a Canadian sprint runner who competed at the 1928 and 1932 Olympics. He won a bronze medal in the 4×400 m relay at both Games. Individually, he ...more

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Jeanine E. Jackson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Florida Institute Of Technology Alumni
Jeanine E. Jackson Jeanine E. Jackson is an American diplomat. She was the ambassador to Burkina Faso from 2006 to 2009 and is currently the ambassador to the Republic of Malawi. She is also an accomplished

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Greg Miller is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Florida Institute Of Technology Alumni
Greg Miller Prior to joining Miradia, Greg was the VP and General Manager of the Commercial and Consumer Products Division at JDS Uniphase. Earlier, Greg was the Director of Worldwide Sales Channels for ...more

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Catharina Haynes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Florida Institute Of Technology Alumni
Catharina Haynes Judge Catharina Haynes is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

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Jesse Cross is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Florida Institute Of Technology Alumni
Jesse Cross Brigadier General Jesse R. Cross, USA was the 50th Quartermaster General of the United States Army and the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Quartermaster School at Fort Lee, Virginia.

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Larry L. Hereth is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Florida Institute Of Technology Alumni
Larry L. Hereth Rear Admiral Larry L. Hereth was the Commander of the Fifth Coast Guard District of the United States Coast Guard. He has also acted as director of port security and Assistant Commandant for ...more

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Robin Chan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Florida Institute Of Technology Alumni
Robin Chan Robin Chan is a retired Malaysian-American football (soccer) player who coaches the Florida Institute of Technology men's soccer team. He played professionally in the USISL.

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Herbert Hugh Thompson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Florida Institute Of Technology Alumni
Herbert Hugh Thompson Dr. Herbert Hugh Thompson is a computer security expert and an Adjunct Professor in the Computer Science Department at Columbia University. He is also the Program Chairman of RSA Conference the ...more

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Peter Durant is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Florida Institute Of Technology Alumni
Peter Durant Peter J. Durant is an American politician who represents the 6th Worcester District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives and is a former member of the Spencer, Massachusetts Board of ...more