List of famous people who majored in mathematics and physics, including photos when available. This list of famous mathematics and physics 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 mathematics and physics. 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 mathematics and physics you can use the "search" bar to find a specific name.
This is a list that includes people like Albert Einstein and Aza Raskin.This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were mathematics and physics majors?" and "Which famous people studied mathematics and physics?"
Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist. Einstein's work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science. He developed the general theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. Einstein is best known in popular culture for his mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc². He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics for his "services to theoretical physics", in particular his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect, a pivotal step in the evolution of quantum theory. Near the beginning of his career, Einstein thought that Newtonian mechanics was no longer enough to reconcile the laws of classical mechanics with the laws of the electromagnetic ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 76 (1879-1955)
Birthplace: Eurasia, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, Ulm
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Aza Raskin is an American interface designer. He is the son of human-computer interface expert Jef Raskin. Raskin has been noted for continuing his father's work in project Archy, for working as head of user experience at Mozilla Labs and lead designer for Firefox, and for his participation in various start-up companies. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: California, United States of Americasee more on Aza Raskin
Tushar Dave has cofounded and funded a host of successful cross-border companies, leading him to his current role as Cofounder and Managing Member of New Path Ventures LLC. Before founding New Path Ventures, Dave was Vice President of Business Development at Broadcom Corporation, helping Broadcom enter new markets through his aggressive acquisition strategy. In 1997 Dave founded digital TV solutions provider Armedia, Inc. Prior to Armedia, Dave was Cofounder and Chairman, President and CEO of Arcus Technology. He arrived at Arcus from VLSI Technology, where he was Strategic Marketing Manager and a member of VLSI's Corporate Strategic Team. Prior to VLSI, Dave led innovations as a design ...more on Wikipediasee more on Tushar Dave
Kenneth Eugene Iverson was a Canadian computer scientist noted for the development of the APL programming language in 1962. He was honored with the Turing Award in 1979 for his contributions to mathematical notation and programming language theory. The Iverson Award for contributions to APL was named in his honor. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 84 (1920-2004)
Birthplace: Camrose, Canadasee more on Kenneth E. Iverson