List of famous people who majored in eecs, including photos when available. This list of famous eecs 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 eecs. 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 eecs you can use the "search" bar to find a specific name.
People here include everything from Steve Wozniak to Douglas Engelbart.This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were eecs majors?" and "Which famous people studied eecs?"
Stephen Gary "Steve" Wozniak, known as "Woz", is an American inventor, electronics engineer, and computer programmer who co-founded Apple Computer with Steve Jobs and Ronald Wayne. Wozniak single-handedly designed both the Apple I and Apple II computers in the late 1970s. These computers contributed ...more
Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States of America
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William Daniel "Danny" Hillis is an American inventor, engineer, mathematician, entrepreneur, and author. He co-founded Thinking Machines Corporation, a company that developed the Connection Machine, a parallel supercomputer designed by Hillis at MIT. He is also co-founder of the Long Now ...more
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Douglas Carl Engelbart was an American engineer and inventor, and an early computer and Internet pioneer. He is best known for his work on the challenges of human–computer interaction, particularly while at his Augmentation Research Center Lab in SRI International, resulting in the invention of the ...more
Age: Died at 88 (1925-2013)
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Ivan Edward Sutherland is an American computer scientist and Internet pioneer. His early work in computer graphics as well as his teaching with David C. Evans in that subject at the University of Utah in the 1970's was pioneering in the field. Sutherland, Evans, and his students from that era ...more
Birthplace: Hastings, Nebraska, United States of Americasee more on Ivan Sutherland