Famous People who Majored in Computer Science And Engineering

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

People include everything from Sebastian Thrun to Nishanth Chandrasekaran.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were computer science and engineering majors?" and "Which famous people studied computer science and engineering?"

  • Manoj Gandhi joined Synopsys with the company's merger with Viewlogic in December 1997. In his current position, Mr. Gandhi and his organization are responsible for Synopsys' verification solutions, including simulation, testbench automation, hybrid formal verification, and system level design. Mr. Gandhi has over 15 years of HDL simulation and verification experience having begun his EDA career at Gateway Design Automation in 1986. He has a B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, and an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
  • Sebastian Thrun (born May 14, 1967) is an innovator, entrepreneur educator, and computer scientist from Germany. He is CEO of the Kitty Hawk Corporation, chairman and co-founder of Udacity. Before that, he was a Google VP and Fellow, a Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University, and before that at Carnegie Mellon University. At Google, he founded Google X and Google's self-driving car team. He is currently also an Adjunct Professor at Stanford University and at Georgia Tech.Thrun led development of the robotic vehicle Stanley which won the 2005 DARPA Grand Challenge, and which has since been placed on exhibit in the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History. ...more
    • Age: 55
    • Birthplace: Solingen, Germany
  • Xixi Luo

    • Age: 41
    • Birthplace: Hunan, China
  • Daniel Jurafsky
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    Daniel Jurafsky is a Professor of Linguistics and Computer Science at Stanford University and author. With Daniel Gildea, he is known for developing the first automatic system for semantic role labeling (SRL). Jurafsky received his B.A in Linguistics (1983) and Ph.D. in Computer Science (1992) both at University of California, Berkeley, and then a postdoc at International Computer Science Institute, Berkeley (1992–1995). He is the author of The Language of Food: A Linguist Reads the Menu (2014) and a textbook on speech and language processing (2000). Jurafsky was given a MacArthur Fellowship in 2002.
    • Birthplace: Yonkers, New York
  • Zhang Mingjiu

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    • Age: 41
    • Birthplace: Jiangxi, China
  • As the eldest son, Nishanth was born at Mangalore on the 13th of August 1985. He moved with family to Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu for schooling later on. He has a younger brother pursuing his undergraduate career at the time of this writing. At School, He has been recognized with multiple talents in Quizzing, Music (Piano) and Sports. Nishanth represented his district in both Badminton and Cricket as early as when he was 13 years old. He expressed keen interest in mathematical puzzles and problems since childhood. This interest has shown up on the numerous talent awards he has bagged.He finished schooling with distinction and joined the National Institute of Technology, Allahabad to pursue ...more