Famous People who Majored in Biomedical Engineering

List of famous people who majored in biomedical engineering, including photos when available. This list of famous biomedical engineering majors is ordered loosely by relevance, meaning the most well-known people are at the top. This list includes popular actors, musicians, athletes and more that majored or minored in biomedical engineering. You can find various bits of information below, such as what year the person was born and what their profession is. If you're looking for a particular celebrity who majored in biomedical engineering you can use the "search" bar to find a specific name.

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This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were biomedical engineering majors?" and "Which famous people studied biomedical engineering?" Featuring engineers, scientists, and more, this list has it all. 

  • Vinod Khosla (born 28 January 1955) is an Indian American billionaire businessman and venture capitalist. He is a co-founder of Sun Microsystems, and the founder of Khosla Ventures. In 2014, Forbes named him amongst the 400 richest people in the world. He is well-known for a failed decade-long legal battle to overturn the California Coastal Act and privatize Martins Beach.
    • Age: 68
    • Birthplace: Delhi, India
    • Age: 36
    • Birthplace: Framingham, Massachusetts
  • Joseph A Knight
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    Joseph A Knight

    Joseph A. Knight is currently in his first role as part of Medtronic's Leadership Development Rotation Program (LDRP). He was a fellow in the Stanford Biodesign Program 2005-06.
  • Alan Kaganov

    Alan Kaganov has been a partner at USVP since 1996, specializing in health care and utilizing his 25 years of experience in the medical device industry. His focus is on early-stage investments in the areas of medical technology, novel drug-device combinations, drug delivery systems and biopharmaceuticals. Alan earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering, where he won the Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2004. He also serves on its Board of Visitors. He has a Sc.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Columbia University, and an M.B.A. from New York University. He has 15 U.S. patents in his name. Prior to USVP, Alan was Vice President of New Business Development at Boston Scientific. During his tenure, the company completed a record number of investments and business alliances and became a market leader in interventional cardiology, radiology and endoscopy. Before that, he was CEO of EP Technologies, turning it into the recognized leader in catheter-based electrophysiology, Vice President of Technology and Business Development at the Baxter Corporation, and Research Development Director of the Medical Device Division of Wyeth. He currently serves on the boards of A-Med Systems, Aptus Endosystems, Atricure, Cryovascular, Sanarus Medical, St. Francis Medical and Timi3 Systems.