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Famous People who Majored in Chemical Engineering

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List of famous people who majored in chemical engineering, including photos when available. This list of famous chemical 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 chemical 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 chemical engineering you can use the "search" bar to find a specific name.

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This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were chemical engineering majors?" and "Which famous people studied chemical engineering?"
Mukesh Ambani is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in Chemical Engineering
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Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani (born 19 April 1957) is an Indian businessman, engineer, the chairman, managing director, and largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), a Fortune Global 500 company and India's most valuable company by its market value. According to Forbes magazine, he is the richest man in Asia and the 13th richest person in the world as of March 2019. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 61

Birthplace: Aden, Yemen

Charles Koch is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in Chemical Engineering
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Charles de Ganahl Koch (; born November 1, 1935) is an American businessman and political donor. As of March 2019, he was ranked as the 11th-richest person in the world, with an estimated net worth of $50.5 billion. Koch has been co-owner, chairman, and chief executive officer of Koch Industries since 1967, while his late brother David Koch served as executive vice president. Charles and David each owned 42% of the conglomerate. The brothers inherited the business from their father, Fred C. Koch, then expanded the business. Originally involved exclusively in oil refining and chemicals, Koch Industries now includes process and pollution control equipment and technologies, polymers and fibers, ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 83

Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States of America

Mae Jemison is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People who Majored in Chemical Engineering
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Mae Carol Jemison (born October 17, 1956) is an American engineer, physician and former NASA astronaut. She became the first black woman to travel in space when she served as a mission specialist aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour. Jemison joined NASA's astronaut corps in 1987 and was selected to serve for the STS-47 mission, during which she orbited the Earth for nearly eight days on September 12–20, 1992. Born in Alabama and raised in Chicago, Jemison graduated from Stanford University with degrees in chemical engineering as well as African and African-American studies. She then earned her medical degree from Cornell University. Jemison was a doctor for the Peace Corps in Liberia and ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 62

Birthplace: Decatur, Alabama, United States of America

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Dolph Lundgren is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People who Majored in Chemical Engineering
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Hans Lundgren (; Swedish: [ˈdɔlːf ˈlɵnːdgreːn] (listen); born 3 November 1957), better known as Dolph Lundgren, is a Swedish actor, filmmaker, and martial artist. Lundgren's breakthrough came in 1985, when he starred in Rocky IV as the imposing Soviet Union boxer Ivan Drago. Since then, he has starred in more than 40 films, almost all of them in the action genre. Lundgren received a degree in chemical engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in the early 1980s and a master's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Sydney in 1982. He holds the rank of 3rd dan black belt in Kyokushin karate and was European champion in 1980–81. While in Sydney, he became a bodyguard for ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 61

Birthplace: Spånga, Stockholm, Sweden

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