73 Notable alumni of
Illinois Institute of Technology

Illinois Institute of Technology is 667th in the world, 259th in North America, and 239th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 73 notable alumni from Illinois Institute of Technology sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff. 3 individuals affiliated with Illinois Institute of Technology won Nobel Prizes in Physics and Economics.

  1. Virgil Abloh

    Virgil Abloh
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    record producercomposerdesignercelebritydisc jockey
    Biography

    Virgil Abloh is an American designer, entrepreneur, and DJ who has been the artistic director of Louis Vuitton's menswear collection since March 2018. Abloh is also the chief executive officer of the Milan-based label Off-White, a fashion house he founded in 2012.

  2. Martin Cooper

    Martin Cooper
    Years
    1928-.. (age 94)
    Occupations
    inventorentrepreneur
    Biography

    Martin "Marty" Cooper is an American engineer. He is a pioneer in the wireless communications industry, especially in radio spectrum management, with eleven patents in the field.

  3. Nandamuri Kalyan Ram

    Nandamuri Kalyan Ram
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    actorfilm producer
    Biography

    Nandamuri Kalyan Ram is an Indian actor and film producer who works in Telugu cinema. He was born to actor and politician Nandamuri Harikrishna and Lakshmi Nandamuri. He is a grandson of N. T. Rama Rao, who was an actor and politician. His younger brother, Junior NTR, is also an actor. Ram is best known for his roles in action films such as Athanokkade, Hare Ram and 118. Ram is the owner of the production company N. T. R. Arts, named after his grandfather. He also owns "Advitha Creative Studios", a video effects company, which provided special effects for movies such as Legend, Nannaku Prematho and Krishnashtami.

  4. Roger Bruce Chaffee

    Roger Bruce Chaffee
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1935-1967 (aged 32)
    Occupations
    military officeraircraft pilotastronaut
    Biography

    Roger Bruce Chaffee was an American naval officer, aviator, and aeronautical engineer who was a NASA astronaut in the Apollo program.

  5. Sam Pitroda

    Sam Pitroda
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    computer scientistbusinessperson
    Biography

    Satyan Pitroda popularly known as Sam Pitroda (born 4th May 1942) is an Indian telecommunication engineer, inventor and entrepreneur. He is popularly known as the Father of India's Computer and IT Revolution as he helped Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in bringing computerization as an advisor to the PM. He was also an advisor to the PM during Dr. Manmohan Singh's tenure. He was born Titlagarh in the eastern Indian state of Odisha. to a Gujarati family.

  6. John H. Cox

    John H. Cox
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    radio personalitylawyerpoliticianbusinessperson
    Biography

    John Herman Cox is an American businessman, attorney, housing developer and political activist.

  7. Valdas Adamkus

    Valdas Adamkus
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1926-.. (age 96)
    Occupations
    politiciansprinterengineer
    Biography

    Valdas Adamkus is a Lithuanian politician. He was the President of Lithuania from 1998 to 2003 and again from 2004 to 2009.

  8. James Young

    James Young
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    singermusiciansongwritersinger-songwriterguitarist
    Biography

    James Vincent Young is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter who is best known for playing lead guitar in the American rock band Styx. Young began playing keyboard and piano at the age of five. He attended Calumet High in Chicago and learned to play clarinet and guitar during those years. He was nicknamed by Styx members & long time fans as "J.Y." and is often referred to as "The Godfather Of Styx".

  9. Ajit Singh

    Ajit Singh
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1939-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Chaudhary Ajit Singh was a National Farmers' leader and an Indian politician. He was the founder and chief of the Rashtriya Lok Dal, a political party recognized in western part of state of Uttar Pradesh, and son of former Prime Minister of India late Chaudhary Charan Singh. He had tested positive for COVID-19 on 22 April 2021 and was admitted in a Gurugram hospital. He died on 6 May 2021 after his condition deteriorated.

  10. Kwame Raoul

    Kwame Raoul
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Kwame Raoul is an American lawyer and politician who has been the 42nd Attorney General of Illinois since 2019. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

  11. Peter Roskam

    Peter Roskam
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Enrolled in Illinois Institute of Technology
    In 1989 graduated with Juris Doctor
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerteacherbusinessperson
    Biography

    Peter James Roskam /ˈrɒskəm/ is an American politician and former U.S. Representative for Illinois's 6th congressional district, serving six terms from 2007 to 2019. He is a member of the Republican Party and served as the Chief Deputy Majority Whip from 2011 to 2014, ranking fourth among House Republican leaders. Previously, he served in the Illinois Senate and the Illinois House of Representatives. He served as Chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Tax Policy for the 115th Congress. Roskam was defeated by Democrat Sean Casten in the 2018 election.

  12. Jack Steinberger

    Jack Steinberger
    Awards
    Nobel Prize in Physics in 1988
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1921-.. (age 101)
    Occupations
    physicistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Jack Steinberger was a German-born American physicist noted for his work with neutrinos, the subatomic particles considered to be elementary constituents of matter. He was a recipient of the 1988 Nobel Prize in Physics, along with Leon M. Lederman and Melvin Schwartz, for the discovery of the muon neutrino. Through his career as an experimental particle physicist, he held positions at the University of California, Berkeley, Columbia University (1950–68), and the CERN (1968–86). He was also a recipient of the United States National Medal of Science in 1988, and the Matteucci Medal from the Italian Academy of Sciences in 1990.

  13. Mohsen Sazegara

    Mohsen Sazegara
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    journalistpolitician
    Biography

    Mohsen Sazegara is an Iranian journalist and pro-democracy political activist. He held several offices in the Government of Mir-Hossein Mousavi. He applied to become a candidate for President of Iran in the 2001 election but was declined.

  14. Hans Hollein

    Hans Hollein
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1934-2014 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    architectdesigneruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Hans Hollein was an Austrian architect and designer and key figure of postmodern architecture. Some of his most notable works are the Haas House and the Albertina extension in the inner city of Vienna.

  15. Kevin Roche

    Kevin Roche
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1922-2019 (aged 97)
    Occupations
    architectengineer
    Biography

    Eamonn Kevin Roche was an Irish-born American Pritzker Prize-winning architect. He has been responsible for the design/master planning for over 200 built projects in both the U.S. and abroad. These projects include eight museums, 38 corporate headquarters, seven research facilities, performing arts centers, theaters, and campus buildings for six universities. In 1967 he created the master plan for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and henceforth designed all of the new wings and installation of many collections including the recently reopened American and Islamic wings.

  16. Otis Boykin

    Otis Boykin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1920-1982 (aged 62)
    Occupations
    inventorscientist
    Biography

    Otis Frank Boykin was an American inventor and engineer. His inventions include electrical resistors used in computing, missile guidance, and pacemakers.

  17. Randy Hultgren

    Randy Hultgren
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Randall Mark Hultgren is an American politician who served as the U.S. Representative for Illinois's 14th congressional district from 2011 to 2019. He is a member of the Republican Party.

  18. Sidney Coleman

    Sidney Coleman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1937-2007 (aged 70)
    Occupations
    physicistuniversity teachertheoretical physicist
    Biography

    Sidney Richard Coleman was an American theoretical physicist who studied under Murray Gell-Mann. He is noted for his research in high-energy theoretical physics.

  19. Gloria Ray Karlmark

    Gloria Ray Karlmark
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    computer scientisteditor-in-chieftechnical writer
    Biography

    Gloria Cecelia Ray Karlmark is a member of the Little Rock Nine, the nine African-American students who desegregated Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957. One of the three children of Harvey C. and Julia Miller Ray, she was 15 when she attempted to enter Little Rock Central High School where she was barred from entering by the Arkansas National Guard, under the order of Governor Orval Faubus who opposed integration. They returned to the school weeks later protected by federal troops.

  20. Susan Solomon

    Susan Solomon
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    chemistmeteorologist
    Biography

    Susan Solomon is an atmospheric chemist, working for most of her career at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. In 2011, Solomon joined the faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she serves as the Ellen Swallow Richards Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry & Climate Science. Solomon, with her colleagues, was the first to propose the chlorofluorocarbon free radical reaction mechanism that is the cause of the Antarctic ozone hole.

  21. Jamshyd Godrej

    Jamshyd Godrej
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    entrepreneur
    Biography

    Jamshyd Naoroji Godrej is an Indian industrialist and member of the Godrej family, currently serving as managing director and chairman of Godrej & Boyce, the family's consumer durables holding company.

  22. Ameya Pawar

    Ameya Pawar
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    alderman
    Biography

    Ameya Pawar is an American politician who served as the alderman for the 47th Ward of the City of Chicago. He was first elected in the 2011 municipal elections, and was elected to a second term on February 24, 2015. Pawar's 2015 re-election was secured with over 82% of the vote, the largest margin in the election cycle. Pawar is the first Indian American and Asian American in Chicago City Council history.

  23. Tamar Simon Hoffs

    Tamar Simon Hoffs
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1934-.. (age 88)
    Occupations
    film directorscreenwritertheatrical director
    Biography

    Tamar Simon Hoffs is an American filmmaker, best known for directing the indie films Red Roses and Petrol (2003) and Pound of Flesh (2009), both starring Malcolm McDowell.

  24. Jack Dongarra

    Jack Dongarra
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    mathematiciancomputer scientistengineeruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Jack J. Dongarra ForMemRS; is an American University Distinguished Professor of Computer Science in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at the University of Tennessee. He holds the position of a Distinguished Research Staff member in the Computer Science and Mathematics Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Turing Fellowship in the School of Mathematics at the University of Manchester, and is an adjunct professor in the Computer Science Department at Rice University. He served as a faculty fellow at Texas A&M University's institute for advanced study (2014–2018). Dongarra is the founding director of Innovative Computing Laboratory.

  25. Richard B. Ogilvie

    Richard B. Ogilvie
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1923-1988 (aged 65)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Richard Buell Ogilvie was the 35th governor of Illinois and served from 1969 to 1973. A wounded combat veteran of World War II, he became known as the mafia-fighting sheriff of Cook County, Illinois, in the 1960s before becoming governor.

  26. Rajinder Singh

    Rajinder Singh
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    scientist
    Biography

    Rajinder Singh is the head of the international non-profit organization Science of Spirituality (SOS), known in India as the Sawan Kirpal Ruhani Mission. To his disciples he is known as Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj. Singh is internationally recognized for his work toward promoting inner and outer peace through spirituality and meditation on the inner Light and Sound.

  27. Taleb Rifai

    Taleb Rifai
    Born in
    Jordan Flag Jordan
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    architect
    Biography

    Taleb Rifai is a Jordanian who was the Secretary-General of the United Nations' World Tourism Organization, based in Madrid, Spain, until the 31st of December 2017, having held the post since being unanimously elected in 2010. The first Jordanian to hold a UN agency Secretary General position.

  28. Yasuhiro Ishimoto

    Yasuhiro Ishimoto
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1921-2012 (aged 91)
    Occupations
    photographerarchitectural photographer
    Biography

    Yasuhiro Ishimoto was a Japanese-American photographer.

  29. Stanley Tigerman

    Stanley Tigerman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1930-2019 (aged 89)
    Occupations
    architect
    Biography

    Stanley Tigerman was an American architect, theorist and designer.

  30. Grete Prytz Kittelsen

    Grete Prytz Kittelsen
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1917-2010 (aged 93)
    Occupations
    goldsmithdesignerartist
    Biography

    Grete Prytz Kittelsen, was a Norwegian goldsmith, enamel artist, and designer. She is one of the most well-known Norwegians in the Scandinavian Design movement, and has been referred to as the "Queen of Scandinavian Design". Through her work she contributed to internationalisation, innovation and scientific research. She was one of the few Norwegian practitioners who shaped the Scandinavian design style in the post-war era and is the periods’ most renowned Norwegian practitioner. Kittelsen's aim was to make beautiful and user-friendly everyday objects available for everyone. She had a vast and varied production. With her enamelled objects and jewelry she has been a pioneer in design in the post-war era and a model for the next generation of designers. Today her pieces constitute design icons and are sought-after collectables.

  31. James G. Roche

    James G. Roche
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1939-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    James Gerard Roche is an American politician. He served as the 20th Secretary of the Air Force, serving from January 20, 2001 to January 20, 2005. Prior to serving as secretary, Roche served in the United States Navy for 23 years, and as an executive with Northrop Grumman.

  32. Peter Schutz

    Peter Schutz
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1930-2017 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    business executivemotivational speaker
    Biography

    Peter Werner Schutz was the president and CEO of Porsche between 1981 and 1987, a time in which the company greatly expanded sales, primarily in the United States. He was a motivational speaker and co-founder of Harris and Schutz Inc., with his wife Sheila Harris-Schutz.

  33. Martin C. Jischke

    Martin C. Jischke
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1941-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    scientist
    Biography

    Martin Charles Jischke is a prominent American higher-education administrator and advocate, and was the tenth president of Purdue University.

  34. Aiham Alsammarae

    Aiham Alsammarae
    Born in
    Iraq Flag Iraq
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Aiham Alsammarae is a nationalistic, Sunni, Iraqi politician who served as Minister of Electricity from August 2003 until May 2005. He has been an active member of the Iraqi National List (headed by Iyad Allawi) and has fought hard for political reconciliation among Iraq's political parties as well as against the policy of de-Ba'athification, since his resignation as Minister of Electricity. Previously, he was a prominent member of the Iraqi Opposition and lived in exile in the U.S. for over 30 years.

  35. Rangarajan Mohan Kumaramangalam

    Rangarajan Mohan Kumaramangalam
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Rangarajan Mohan Kumaramangalam is an Indian politician and businessman. He is one of the working presidents of Tamil Nadu Congress Committee. He serves as President of All India Professionals' Congress-Tamilnadu and member of All India Congress Committee.

  36. Wally Feurzeig

    Wally Feurzeig
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1927-2013 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    artificial intelligence researchercomputer scientist
    Biography

    Wallace "Wally" Feurzeig was an American computer scientist who was co-inventor, with Seymour Papert and Cynthia Solomon, of the programming language Logo, and a well-known researcher in artificial intelligence (AI).

  37. Diego E. Hernández

    Diego E. Hernández
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1930-2017 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Vice Admiral Diego E. Hernandez was a United States Navy officer who was the first Hispanic American to be named Vice Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD).

  38. Charles L. Bolte

    Charles L. Bolte
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1895-1989 (aged 94)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    General Charles Lawrence Bolte was a senior United States Army officer who fought in both World War I and World War II. In World War II he distinguished himself as commander of the 34th Infantry Division during the Italian Campaign, for which he was twice awarded the Army Distinguished Service Medal. Later promoted to four-star general officer rank, his final post was Vice Chief of Staff of the United States Army.

  39. Scott Waguespack

    Scott Waguespack
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Scott Waguespack is a member of the Chicago City Council, representing the 32nd ward since May 2007. The 32nd ward includes parts of the neighborhoods of Bucktown, East Village, Goose Island, Hamlin Park, Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Logan Square, Palmer Square, Pulaski Park, Roscoe Village, Wicker Park. He is a member of the council's Progressive Reform Caucus, and was the chair during 2015–19. During the 2019–23 term, he was selected as the chair of the Finance Committee.

  40. Tim Michels

    Tim Michels
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Timothy J. Michels is an American businessman from Brownsville, Wisconsin. He co-owns and co-manages Michels Corporation, a family-owned and operated construction company, the largest in Wisconsin. Michels was the 2004 Republican nominee for U.S. Senate from Wisconsin, running against the incumbent Democrat Russ Feingold. Michels lost in the general election to Feingold; 55% to 44%.

  41. Francis G. Pease

    Francis G. Pease
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1881-1938 (aged 57)
    Occupations
    astronomer
    Biography

    Francis Gladheim Pease was an American astronomer.

  42. Jacob Matijevic

    Jacob Matijevic
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-2012 (aged 65)
    Occupations
    engineermathematician
    Biography

    Jacob Matijevic, also known as "Jake" Matijevic, (3 November 1947 – 20 August 2012) was an American NASA engineer of Croatian origin who worked on Mars Exploration Rovers. Dr. Matijevic was involved in developing the "Sojourner", "Spirit", "Opportunity" and "Curiosity" rovers. For his contributions to the rover projects, NASA named several landmarks on the planet Mars (including "Matijevic Hill" and "Jake Matijevic" rock) after him.

  43. Conrad Roland

    Conrad Roland
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1934-2020 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    architectengineer
    Biography

    Conrad Roland was a German architect and pioneer of the construction of spacenets (tensile structures), which primarily are to be found as rope climbing frames on playgrounds. In 1978 he designed and constructed the biggest spacenet of the world until today, the Super Four Mast Spacenet, for the Federal Horticultural Show (BUGA).

  44. Ronald G. Douglas

    Ronald G. Douglas
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1938-2018 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    mathematicianuniversity teacheracademic administrator
    Biography

    Ronald George Douglas was an American mathematician, best known for his work on operator theory and operator algebras.

  45. Albert W. Hawkes

    Albert W. Hawkes
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1878-1971 (aged 93)
    Occupations
    politicianpresidentbusinessperson
    Biography

    Albert Wahl Hawkes was a United States Senator from New Jersey.

  46. Carl W. Buehner

    Carl W. Buehner
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1898-1974 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    priest
    Biography

    Carl William Buehner was a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1952 to 1961 and was the Republican Party candidate for governor of Utah in the 1968 election.

  47. Georges C. Benjamin

    Georges C. Benjamin
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    physician
    Biography

    Georges C. Benjamin is an American public health official who has served as Executive Director of the American Public Health Association since 2002, and previously as Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in the Cabinet of Governor Parris Glendening from 1999 to 2002. He is a member of the National Infrastructure Advisory Council.

  48. George J. Eade

    George J. Eade
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1921-2018 (aged 97)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    George James Eade was a four star general in the United States Air Force who served as Deputy Commander in Chief, United States European Command from 1973 to 1975.

  49. Abdul Jerri

    Abdul Jerri
    Years
    1932-.. (age 90)
    Occupations
    mathematiciantheoretical physicist
    Biography

    Abdul Jabbar Hassoon Jerri is an Iraqi American mathematician, most recognized for his contributions to Shannon Sampling Theory, It's Generalizations, Error Analysis, and Historical Reviews, and in particular his establishment in 2002 of the journal Sampling Theory in Signal and Image Processing with over thirty top international experts as its editors, besides establishing its Sampling Publishing, also his contribution to the general understanding of the Gibbs Phenomenon, where he wrote the first book ever on the subject, published by Springer - Verlag, then he followed it by editing another book on Advances in Gibbs Phenomenon published by Sampling Publishing.

  50. Cheryl Hyman

    Cheryl Hyman
    Biography

    Cheryl L. Hyman is the vice provost for academic alliances at Arizona State University and former Chancellor of City Colleges of Chicago. During her tenure at City Colleges of Chicago, she launched the Reinvention of City Colleges program in 2010, and the City Colleges' College to Careers program in 2011. She is also the author of Reinvention: The Promise and Challenge of Transforming a Community College System.

  51. Xavier Vilalta

    Xavier Vilalta
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    architect
    Biography

    Xavier Vilalta is a Spanish architect and professor. He studied architecture in Barcelona, London, and the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago.

  52. Jeff Essmann

    Jeff Essmann
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Jeff Essmann currently serves as one of two Republican appointees to the Montana Districting and Apportionment. After practicing law for 5 years and then building a small business for 25, Essmann was appointed to The Montana Senate in 2005 representing Senate District 28 and then elected twice. He is most notable for proposing Senate Bill 423 to reduce inappropriate use of medical marijuana in Montana.

  53. Matthew Woll

    Matthew Woll
    Born in
    Luxembourg Flag Luxembourg
    Years
    1880-1956 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    trade unionist
    Biography

    Matthew Woll was president of the International Photo-Engravers Union of North America from 1906 to 1929, an American Federation of Labor (AFL) vice president from 1919 to 1955 and an AFL-CIO vice president from 1955 to 1956.

  54. Fred Ernst Busbey

    Fred Ernst Busbey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1895-1966 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    politicianinvestor
    Biography

    Fred Ernst Busbey was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.

  55. Thomas Patrick Gerrity

    Thomas Patrick Gerrity
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1913-1968 (aged 55)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    General Thomas Patrick Gerrity was a United States Air Force general and was commander of the Air Force Logistics Command at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

  56. Richard Neapolitan

    Richard Neapolitan
    Occupations
    mathematician
    Biography

    Richard Eugene Neapolitan was an American scientist. Neapolitan is most well-known for his role in establishing the use of probability theory in artificial intelligence and in the development of the field Bayesian networks.

  57. Margaret Mann

    Margaret Mann
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1873-1960 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    librarian
    Biography

    Margaret Mann was a noted librarian and teacher who dominated the field of cataloging for almost fifty years. The bulk of her career was spent as a professor at the University of Michigan. She was hired as one of the first three full-time faculty members in the department of library science at Michigan in 1926 and retired in 1938. In 1999, American Libraries named her one of the "100 Most Important Leaders We Had in the 20th Century".

  58. Uday Ali Pabrai

    Uday Ali Pabrai
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Biography

    Uday Ali Pabrai, an Indian-American entrepreneur based in Irvine, California and chairman and chief executive officer of ecfirst, a compliance and cybersecurity business headquartered in Waukee, Iowa.

  59. Carter Manny

    Carter Manny
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1918-2017 (aged 99)
    Occupations
    architect
    Biography

    Carter Hugh Manny, Jr. studied architecture under Frank Lloyd Wright and Mies van der Rohe and spent his career as an architect and foundation administrator in Chicago. His work helped shape Chicago O'Hare International Airport, the FBI Building in Washington, D.C., the First National Bank of Chicago, and the addition to the Chicago Board of Trade.

  60. Thomas Roszak

    Thomas Roszak
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    architect
    Biography

    Thomas Roszak is an American architect, real estate developer, business executive, author, and academic.

  61. Jan Lorenc

    Jan Lorenc
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    designer
    Biography

    Jan Lorenc is a Polish-American designer and author. Born in Jaśliska, Poland in 1954, he immigrated to the United States at the age of 8. He formed Lorenc Design in 1978 in Chicago, and later moved it to Atlanta in 1981. He renamed the firm Lorenc+Yoo Design with partner Chung Youl Yoo in 1998.

  62. Mary Eileen Ahern

    Mary Eileen Ahern
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1860-1938 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    librarian
    Biography

    Mary Eileen Ahern was an American librarian, a leader of the modern library movement, and an early organizer of libraries in the United States. Throughout her career as a state librarian, journal editor, public speaker, and organizer, Ahern crusaded for the value of public libraries in educating the public. Ahern was inducted in the Library Hall of Fame in 1951, and named in American Libraries in 1999 as one of the "100 of the Most Important Leaders We Had in the 20th Century."

  63. Alice S. Tyler

    Alice S. Tyler
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1859-1944 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    librarian
    Biography

    Alice Sarah Tyler was an American librarian and advocate.

  64. Carl Spetzler

    Carl Spetzler
    Occupations
    chemical engineerbusinessperson
    Biography

    Carl Spetzler is an American businessman, author, and academic. He is known for his research, publications, and expertise in the fields of decision quality and decision theory.

  65. Howard Paul Savage

    Howard Paul Savage
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    Years
    1884-1944 (aged 60)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Howard Paul Savage was an American businessman who served as the National Commander of The American Legion from 1926 to 1927.

  66. Bernard S. Baker

    Bernard S. Baker
    Years
    1936-2004 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Dr. Bernard S. Baker was born in Philadelphia and a resident of Bethel, Connecticut in the United States. He was a pioneer in the field of electrochemistry and his career spanned 45 years. He was a founder and served as president, chief executive officer and chairman of Energy Research Corporation (now called FuelCell Energy, Inc., in Danbury, Connecticut), developer and manufacturer of direct fuel cells (MCFC) used to generate electric power. Power plants based on his concepts are providing electricity in distributed generation locations throughout the world.

  67. John M. Carmody

    John M. Carmody
    Years
    1881-1963 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    John Michael Carmody was an American administrator, noted as editor of Factory and Industrial Management, and as administrator of the Rural Electrification Administration and the Federal Works Agency in the 1930s.

  68. Leverett S. Lyon

    Leverett S. Lyon
    Years
    1885-1959 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    economist
    Biography

    Leverett Samuel Lyon was an American economist, lawyer and business executive, known for his works on education, government, marketing, and economic life, and particularly on the National Recovery Administration.

  69. Harvey S. Leff

    Harvey S. Leff
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1937-.. (age 85)
    Occupations
    physicist
    Biography

    Harvey S. Leff is a United States physicist and physics teacher who is known primarily for his research and expository articles in physics, focusing on energy, entropy, Maxwell's demon, and the foundations of thermodynamics. He introduced the 'energy spreading' metaphor for entropy change.

  70. Susan Sorenson

    Susan Sorenson
    Occupations
    sociologistepidemiologist
    Biography

    Susan B. Sorenson is a professor of social policy, and of health and societies, at the University of Pennsylvania. She is also a senior fellow in public health, director of the PhD program in social welfare, and director of the Evelyn Jacobs Ortner Center there. She is known for studying gun violence from a public health and political perspective, and she has argued for increasing the availability of data to researchers regarding this subject.

  71. Anita Douthat

    Anita Douthat
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    artist
    Biography

    Anita Douthat is an American photographer that creates work "in areas that could be called experimental, and painstakingly ethereal images of transfixing and even transcending beauty."

  72. Lea Demarest Taylor

    Lea Demarest Taylor
    Years
    1883-1975 (aged 92)
    Occupations
    social worker
    Biography

    Lea Demarest Taylor was the head resident of the Chicago Commons, a settlement house in Chicago, Illinois, from 1922 to 1954. Although often overshadowed by her famous father, Graham Taylor, she made significant contributions to the settlement house movement in her own right.

  73. Reuben Slonim

    Reuben Slonim
    Years
    1914-2000 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    journalistrabbi
    Biography

    Reuben Slonim was a Canadian rabbi and journalist.