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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in Computer Science And Engineering
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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. ...more on Wikipedia

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Sebastian Thrun is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in Computer Science And Engineering
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Sebastian Thrun is an educator, programmer, robotics developer and computer scientist from Germany. He is CEO and cofounder of Udacity, an institution he cofounded with David Stavens and Mike Sokolsky. He was a Google VP and Fellow, and a part-time Research Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University. 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. His team also developed a vehicle called Junior, which placed second at the DARPA Urban Challenge in 2007. Thrun led the development of the Google self-driving car. Thrun is also ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 50

Birthplace: Solingen, Germany

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Xixi Luo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People who Majored in Computer Science And Engineering
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Age: 36

Birthplace: Hunan, China

Daniel Jurafsky is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People who Majored in Computer Science And Engineering
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Daniel Jurafsky, commonly known as Dan Jurafsky, is a Professor of Linguistics and Computer Science at Stanford University. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Yonkers, New York, United States of America

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