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

List of famous alumni from Georgia Institute of Technology, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Georgia Institute of Technology include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Georgia Institute of Technology alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Georgia 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 Georgia Institute of Technology.

List features graduates like Chris Bosh and Jimmy Carter.

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

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Jimmy Carter is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Georgia Institute Of Technology Alumni
Statesman, Politician, Soldier
James Earl "Jimmy" Carter, Jr. is an American politician, author, and member of the Democratic Party who served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981. He was ...more

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Jeff Foxworthy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Georgia Institute Of Technology Alumni
Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer
Jeffrey Marshall Foxworthy is an American stand-up comedian, actor, television and radio personality, author, and voice artist. He is a member of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, a comedy troupe ...more

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Dean Kamen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Georgia Institute Of Technology Alumni
Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Inventor
Dean L. Kamen is an American entrepreneur and inventor from New Hampshire. Born on Long Island, New York, he attended Worcester Polytechnic Institute, but dropped out before graduating after ...more

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Bobby Jones is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Georgia Institute Of Technology Alumni
Golfer, Architect, Lawyer
Robert Tyre "Bobby" Jones Jr. was an American amateur golfer, and a lawyer by profession. Jones founded and helped design the Augusta National Golf Club, and co-founded the Masters ...more

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Roy Simmons is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Georgia Institute Of Technology Alumni
American football player
Roy Franklin Simmons was an American football player who played as guard National Football League with the New York Giants and the Washington Redskins. With the Redskins he played in Super Bowl ...more

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Wallace H. Coulter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Georgia Institute Of Technology Alumni
Inventor
Wallace H. Coulter was an American electrical engineer, inventor, and businessman. The best known of his 85 patents is the Coulter principle, which provides a method for counting and sizing ...more

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John Calvin Jureit is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Georgia Institute Of Technology Alumni
Inventor
John Calvin Jureit was an engineer and the inventor of the Gang-Nail connector plate, used in building construction. This invention has been widely credited for the boom in affordable housing, ...more

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William S. McArthur is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Georgia Institute Of Technology Alumni
Astronaut
William Surles McArthur, Jr. is a retired United States Army Colonel, a NASA astronaut, and a veteran of three Space Shuttle missions and one expedition to the International Space Station via ...more

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Eric Boe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Georgia Institute Of Technology Alumni
Astronaut, Fighter pilot
Eric Allen Boe is a United States Air Force fighter pilot Colonel, test pilot and a NASA astronaut. He flew as the pilot of Space Shuttle missions STS-126 and STS-133.

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Douglas H. Wheelock is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Georgia Institute Of Technology Alumni
Astronaut
Douglas Harry "Wheels" Wheelock is an American astronaut. He has flown in space twice, logging 178 days on the Space Shuttle, International Space Station, and Russian Soyuz. On July ...more

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Timothy Kopra is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Georgia Institute Of Technology Alumni
Pilot, Flight engineer, Astronaut
Timothy Lennart Kopra is a Colonel in the United States Army and a NASA astronaut. He served aboard the International Space Station as a flight engineer for Expedition 20, returning to Earth ...more

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Alan G. Poindexter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Georgia Institute Of Technology Alumni
Astronaut
Alan Goodwin "Dex" Poindexter was an American naval officer and a NASA astronaut.

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Sandra Magnus is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Georgia Institute Of Technology Alumni
Flight engineer, Astronaut, Engineer
Sandra Hall Magnus is an American engineer and a NASA astronaut. She returned to Earth with the crew of STS-119 Discovery on March 28, 2009, after having spent 134 days in orbit. She was ...more

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Wallace Potts is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Georgia Institute Of Technology Alumni
Film Director
Wallace Bean Potts was an American film director, screenwriter, and archivist. Potts graduated summa cum laude from Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta with a degree in physics before ...more

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Mike Duke is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Georgia Institute Of Technology Alumni
Businessperson
Mike Duke currently serves as vice chairman, International Division. Duke joined Wal-Mart in 1995. He has served as president and CEO of Wal-Mart Stores Division (USA), executive vice president ...more

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Randolph Scott is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Georgia Institute Of Technology Alumni
Accountant, Film Producer, Actor
George Randolph Scott was an American film actor whose career spanned from 1928 to 1962. As a leading man for all but the first three years of his cinematic career, Scott appeared in a variety ...more

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W. Frank Blount is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Georgia Institute Of Technology Alumni
Businessperson
W. Frank Blount is currently Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of JI Ventures, Inc. He has served in various executive positions for ATT, including Group President of the Communications ...more

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Chris Bosh is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Georgia Institute Of Technology Alumni
Basketball player
Christopher Wesson "Chris" Bosh is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association. A high school "Mr. ...more

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Rosalind Picard is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Georgia Institute Of Technology Alumni
Professor, Computer scientist, Engineer
Rosalind Wright Picard is Professor of Media Arts and Sciences at MIT, director and also the founder of the Affective Computing Research Group at the MIT Media Lab, co-director of the Things ...more

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Merian C. Cooper is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Georgia Institute Of Technology Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter
Merian C. Cooper was a film producer, film director, cinematographer and writer.

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Leonard Wood is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Georgia Institute Of Technology Alumni
Physician
Leonard Wood was the Chief of Staff of the United States Army, Military Governor of Cuba, and Governor General of the Philippines. Early in his military career, he received the Medal of Honor. ...more

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Vern Yip is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Georgia Institute Of Technology Alumni
Interior designer, Designer
Vern Yip is an American interior designer based in Atlanta, Georgia. He periodically appeared on TLC's Trading Spaces through its fourth season, and was known for frequently including silk, ...more

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Nomar Garciaparra is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Georgia Institute Of Technology Alumni
Baseball player
Anthony Nomar Garciaparra is a former American Major League Baseball player and current ESPN analyst. After playing parts of nine seasons as an All-Star shortstop for the Boston Red Sox, he ...more

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Michael Arad is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Georgia Institute Of Technology Alumni
Designer, Architect
Michael Arad is an Israeli-American architect who is best known for being the designer of the World Trade Center Memorial. He won the competition to design the memorial in 2004.

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David McCampbell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Georgia Institute Of Technology Alumni
Captain David McCampbell was an American naval aviator, Medal of Honor recipient, and the US Navy’s all-time leading ace with 34 aerial victories during World War II. The third-highest scoring ...more