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List of famous alumni from UMIST, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from UMIST include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished UMIST alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended UMIST are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from UMIST.

A list made up of graduates like Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate and George Sanders.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to UMIST?” and “Which celebrities are UMIST alumni?”

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Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous UMIST Alumni
Scientist Scientist and Inventor from United States of America. Educated in U.S.A. with M.B.A. in Finance and Marketing. Also holds Ph.D. and M.S. in Polymer and Chemical Engineering from University of ...more

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George Sanders is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous UMIST Alumni
Singer-songwriter, Author, Actor George Henry Sanders was an English film and television actor, singer-songwriter, music composer, and author. His career as an actor spanned more than 40 years. His upper-class English accent ...more

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Howell Tong is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous UMIST Alumni
Statistician Howell Tong is a leading pioneer in the field of nonlinear time series analysis, linking it with deterministic chaos. He is the father of the threshold time series models, which have extensive ...more

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George Maxwell Richards is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous UMIST Alumni
Chemical engineer, Politician, Teacher George Maxwell Richards, TC, CM was the fourth President of Trinidad and Tobago, in office from 2003 to 2013. A chemical engineer by training, Richards was Principal of the St. Augustine campus ...more

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Margaret Beckett is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous UMIST Alumni
Politician Dame Margaret Mary Beckett, DBE is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament for Derby South since 1983. She was the Deputy Leader of the Labour Party under John ...more

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Roy Chadwick is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous UMIST Alumni
Aerospace Engineer, Engineer Roy Chadwick, CBE, FRAeS was an aircraft designer for the Avro Company. Born at Marsh Hall Farm, Farnworth, the son of the mechanical engineer Charles Chadwick, he was the chief designer for ...more

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Terry Leahy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous UMIST Alumni
Terry Leahy Sir Terence Patrick "Terry" Leahy is an English businessman, previously the CEO of Tesco, the largest British retailer and the third-largest retailer in the world measured by revenues. ...more

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John Cockcroft is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous UMIST Alumni
Physicist Sir John Douglas Cockcroft, OM, KCB, CBE, FRS was a British physicist. He shared the Nobel Prize in Physics for splitting the atomic nucleus with Ernest Walton, and was instrumental in the ...more

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Teo Chee Hean is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous UMIST Alumni
Politician Teo Chee Hean is a Singaporean politician. A member of the governing People's Action Party, he is currently one of the country's Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Home Affairs, Co-ordinating ...more

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Graham Kendall is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous UMIST Alumni
Graham Kendall Graham Kendall, FORS is a professor of computer science at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is a member of the Automated Scheduling, Optimisation and Planning Research Group within the ...more

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Patsy Calton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous UMIST Alumni
Politician Patsy Calton was a British politician, and was a Liberal Democrat politician, and Member of Parliament for the constituency of Cheadle in Greater Manchester. She was first elected at the 2001 ...more

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Sophie Grigson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous UMIST Alumni
Presenter, Chef Hester Sophia Frances Grigson is an English cookery writer and celebrity cook known as Sophie Grigson. She has followed the same path and career as her mother, Jane Grigson. Her father was the ...more

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Özdemir Sabancı is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous UMIST Alumni
Businessperson Özdemir Sabancı was a Turkish businessman and a second generation member of the Sabancı family.

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Şevket Sabancı is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous UMIST Alumni
Şevket Sabancı Şevket Sabancı, a member of the Sabancı family in second generation, is a billionaire Turkish businessman and philanthropist.

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Keith Edelman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous UMIST Alumni
Keith Edelman Businessperson Keith Edelman is an English businessman. He was Managing Director of Arsenal Football Club between 2000 and 2008.

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Malcolm McMahon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous UMIST Alumni
Malcolm McMahon Malcolm Patrick McMahon, OP is an English prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He is the ninth and current Archbishop of Liverpool.

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John Skehel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous UMIST Alumni
John Skehel Sir John James Skehel, FRS FMedSci is a British virologist. He was born in Blackburn to Joseph and Annie Skehel in 1941, and was educated at St. Mary's College, Blackburn before entering the ...more

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Ian Swales is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous UMIST Alumni
Ian Swales Politician Ian Cameron Swales is a British Liberal Democrat politician. He was the Member of Parliament for the constituency of Redcar in England. Swales took Redcar from Labour incumbent Vera Baird for ...more

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Mohammed Saleh Al Sada is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous UMIST Alumni
Mohammed Saleh Al Sada Mohammed Saleh Abdulla Al Sada is the minister of energy and industry of Qatar.