List of Carnegie Mellon University people

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This is a list of notable people associated with Carnegie Mellon University in the United States of America.

Notable students and alumni[edit]

Nobel laureates[edit]

Turing Award recipients[edit]

Wolf Prize recipients[edit]

Enrico Fermi Award winners[edit]

Stockholm Prize in Criminology winners[edit]

  • Alfred Blumstein (Professor), Criminologist, 2007
  • Daniel S. Nagin (B.S 1971, Ph.D 1976, Professor), criminologist, 2014

National Medal of Science recipients[edit]

  • Frederick Rossini (B.S. 1925, M.S. 1926, DSc (hon.) 1948), Chemistry
  • Raoul Bott (Ph.D. 1949), Mathematical, Statistical, and Computer Sciences, 1987
  • George Pake (B.S., M.S. 1945), Physical Sciences, 1987
  • Allen Newell (Ph.D 1957, Professor), Mathematical, Statistical, and Computer Sciences, 1992

National Medal of Technology recipients[edit]

Business[edit]

Science and technology[edit]

Performing arts, film, and television[edit]

Carnegie Mellon is affiliated with 8 Academy Award recipients, 101 Emmy Award recipients, and 32 Tony Award recipients.

Visual arts[edit]

Architecture and design[edit]

Government and politics[edit]

Academia[edit]

Educators[edit]

Members of National Academy of Sciences[edit]

Members of National Academy of Engineering[edit]

  • Robert McMaster (B.S. 1936), Industrial, Manufacturing & Operational Systems Engineering, 1970
  • Ivan Sutherland (B.S. 1959), Computer Science & Engineering, 1973
  • John Hirth (Ph.D. 1958), Materials Engineering, 1974
  • Robert Charpie (B.S. 1948, M.S. 1949, Ph.D. 1950), Industrial, Manufacturing & Operational Systems Engineering, 1975
  • Norman F. Parker (1948), Aerospace Engineering, 1976
  • Harold A. Thomas, Jr. (B.S. 1935), Civil Engineering, 1976
  • John B. Wachtman (B.S. 1948, M.S. 1949), Materials Engineering, 1976
  • Johannes Weertman (B.S. 1948, Ph.D. 1951), Materials Engineering, 1976
  • Frederick F. Ling (M.S. 1951, Ph.D. 1954), Mechanical Engineering, 1977
  • Alan Perlis (B.S. 1943, Professor), Computer Science & Engineering, 1977
  • Rex A. Elder (B.S. 1940), Civil Engineering, 1978
  • James D. Meindl (B.S. 1955, M.S. 1956, Ph.D. 1958), Electronics Engineering, 1978
  • George A. Roberts (B.S. 1939, M.S. 1941, Ph.D. 1942), Materials Engineering, 1978
  • Paul Shewmon (M.S. 1954, Ph.D. 1955), Materials Engineering, 1979
  • Nicholas J. Grant (B.S. 1938), Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, 1980
  • Allen Newell (Ph.D. 1957, Professor), Computer Science & Engineering, 1980
  • Mao Yisheng (Ph.D. 1919), Civil Engineering, Materials Engineering, 1982
  • Maurice E. Shank (B.S. 1942), Aerospace Engineering, 1983
  • Robert Dennard (Ph.D. 1958), Electronics Engineering, 1984
  • Angel Jordan (M.S. 1959, Ph.D. 1959, Professor), Electronics Engineering, 1986
  • William G. Oldham (B.S. 1960, M.S. 1961, Ph.D. 1963), Electronics Engineering, 1986
  • William D. Strecker (B.S., M.S., Ph.D.), Computer Science & Engineering, 1987
  • Robert A. Rapp (M.S. 1959, Ph.D. 1960), Materials Engineering, 1988
  • David A. Thompson (B.S. 1962, M.S. 1963, Ph.D. 1966), Electronics Engineering, 1988
  • Julia R. Weertman (B.S. 1946, M.S. 1947, Ph.D. 1951), Materials Engineering, 1988
  • David H. Archer (B.S. 1948, Professor), Electric Power/Energy Systems Engineering, 1989
  • Rodney Clifton (M.S. 1961, Ph.D. 1964), Mechanical Engineering, 1989
  • Edward J. Kramer (Ph.D. 1967), Materials Engineering, 1989
  • Frederick H. Dill (B.S. 1954, M.S. 1956, Ph.D. 1958), Electronics Engineering, 1990
  • Norman A. Gjostein (Ph.D. 1958), Materials Engineering, 1990
  • Dale Critchlow (Ph.D. 1956), Electronics Engineering, 1991
  • George Dieter (Ph.D. 1958, Professor 1973-1977), Materials Engineering, 1993
  • H. T. Kung (Ph.D. 1973), Computer Science & Engineering, 1993
  • Anita K. Jones (Ph.D. 1973), Computer Science & Engineering, 1994
  • Charles Geschke (Ph.D. 1973), Computer Science & Engineering, 1995
  • Paul Allaire (MSIA 1966), Industrial, Manufacturing & Operational Systems Engineering, 1996
  • Hubert Aaronson (B.S. 1948, Ph.D. 1954, Professor), Materials Engineering, 1997
  • Christopher L. Magee (B.S. 1963, M.S., Ph.D. 1966), Special Fields & Interdisciplinary Engineering, 1997
  • Richard J. Lipton (Ph.D. 1973), Computer Science & Engineering, 1999
  • Andy Bechtolsheim (M.S. 1976), Electronics Engineering, 2000
  • Barry C. Johnson (M.S., Ph.D. 1970), Electronics Engineering, 2000
  • David Kelley (B.S. 1973), Mechanical Engineering, 2000
  • Stephanie Kwolek (B.S. 1946), Chemical Engineering, 2001
  • John Ousterhout (Ph.D. 1980), Computer Science & Engineering, 2001
  • Fred Glover (Ph.D. 1965), Computer Science & Engineering, 2002
  • Bernard Cohen (Ph.D. 1950), Electric Power/Energy Systems Engineering, 2003
  • Nicholas Garber (M.S. 1969, Ph.D. 1971), Civil Engineering, 2004
  • James Gosling (Ph.D. 1983), Computer Science & Engineering, 2004
  • Jonathan Rothberg (B.S. 1985), Bioengineering, 2004
  • John H. Perepezko (Ph.D. 1973), Materials Engineering, 2004
  • Shafrira Goldwasser (B.S. 1979), Computer Science & Engineering, 2005
  • Bob Colwell (Ph.D.), Computer Science & Engineering, 2006
  • Stuart Card (M.S. 1970, Ph.D. 1978), Computer Science & Engineering, 2007
  • Ray Baughman (B.S. 1964), Materials Engineering, 2008
  • David Dzombak (B.S. 1980, M.S. 1981, Professor), Civil Engineering, 2008
  • Shree Nayar (Ph.D. 1990), Computer Science & Engineering, 2008
  • Red Whittaker (M.S. 1975, Ph.D. 1979), Computer Science & Engineering, 2009
  • John Allison (Ph.D. 1982), Materials Engineering, 2011
  • Christodoulos A. Floudas (Ph.D. 1986), Chemical Engineering, 2011

Other prominent faculty[edit]

Literature[edit]

Sports[edit]

NFL[edit]

Notable faculty[edit]

Nobel laureates[edit]

Turing Award recipients[edit]

Wolf Prize recipients[edit]

Stockholm Prize in Criminology winners[edit]

  • Alfred Blumstein (Professor), operations researcher and criminologist, 2007
  • Daniel S. Nagin (B.S 1971, Ph.D 1976, Professor), criminologist, 2014

National Medal of Science recipients[edit]

  • Herbert A. Simon (Professor), Behavior and Social Sciences, 1986
  • Paul Lauterbur (Research Associate, Mellon Institute, 1951–1953), Physical Sciences, 1987
  • Allen Newell (Ph.D 1957, Professor), Mathematical, Statistical, and Computer Sciences, 1992

National Medal of Technology recipients[edit]

  • Paul Lauterbur (Research Associate, Mellon Institute, 1951–1953), magnetic resonance technology, 1988
  • Watts Humphrey (Professor) software engineering, 2003

MacArthur Fellows[edit]

  • Luis von Ahn (Ph.D. 2005) assistant professor of computer science, 2006
  • Yoky Matsuoka assistant professor affiliated with the Robotics Institute, the Department of Mechanical Engineering, and the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition (2001-2006), 2007
  • Anna Deavere Smith acting instructor (1970–1971), 1996
  • Dawn Song (M.S. 1999) professor of computer science (2002–2007), 2010

Members of National Academy of Sciences[edit]

Members of National Academy of Engineering[edit]

  • Milton Shaw (Professor 1961-1978), Mechanical Engineering, Materials Engineering, 1968
  • Daniel Berg (Professor 1977-1983), Special Fields & Interdisciplinary Engineering, 1976
  • Steven Fenves (Professor), Civil Engineering, 1976
  • Gordon Bell (Professor 1966-1972), Computer Science & Engineering, 1977
  • Alan Perlis (B.S. 1943, Professor), Computer Science & Engineering, 1977
  • Harold Paxton (Professor), Materials Engineering, 1978
  • Allen Newell (Ph.D 1957, Professor), Computer Science & Engineering, 1980
  • James Dally (B.S. 1951, M.S. 1953), Mechanical Engineering, 1984
  • Raj Reddy (Professor), Computer Science & Engineering, 1984
  • Joseph F Traub (Professor 1971-1979), Computer Science & Engineering, 1985
  • Angel Jordan (M.S. 1959, Ph.D. 1959, Professor), Electronics Engineering, 1986
  • George Bugliarello (Professor 1959-1969), Civil Engineering, 1987
  • Arthur Westerberg (Professor), Chemical Engineering, 1987
  • James Williams (Professor 1975-1988), Materials Engineering, 1987
  • C. D. Mote, Jr. (Professor 1965-1967), Mechanical Engineering, 1988
  • David H. Archer (B.S. 1948, Professor), Electric Power/Energy Systems Engineering, 1989
  • Stephen W. Director (Professor 1980-1996), Electronics Engineering, 1989
  • Ronald Rohrer (Professor), Electronics Engineering, 1989
  • Robert White (Professor), Materials Engineering, 1989
  • Herbert Toor (Professor), Chemical Engineering, 1990
  • John L. Anderson (Professor), Chemical Engineering, 1992
  • George Dieter (Ph.D. 1958, Professor 1973-1977), Materials Engineering, 1993
  • William Wulf (Professor 1968-1981), Computer Science & Engineering, 1993
  • Mark Kryder (Professor), Electronics Engineering, 1994
  • Hubert Aaronson (B.S. 1948, Ph.D. 1954, Professor), Materials Engineering, 1997
  • Takeo Kanade (Professor), Computer Science & Engineering, 1997
  • Alfred Blumstein (Professor), Industrial, Manufacturing & Operational Systems Engineering, 1998
  • Richard Fruehan (Professor), Materials Engineering, 1999
  • Richard Luthy (Professor 1975-1999), Civil Engineering, 1999
  • Ignacio Grossmann (Professor), Chemical Engineering, 2000
  • Daniel Siewiorek (Professor), Computer Science & Engineering, 2000
  • Robert Davis (Professor), Materials Engineering, 2001
  • Guy L. Steele Jr. (Professor 1980-1994), Computer Science & Engineering, 2001
  • Randal Bryant (Professor), Computer Science & Engineering, 2003
  • Richard Rashid (Professor, 1979–1991), Computer Science & Engineering, 2003
  • Alfred Spector (Professor, 1981–1992), Computer Science & Engineering, 2004
  • Edmund M. Clarke (Professor), Computer Science & Engineering, 2005
  • Tresa Pollock (Professor 1991-1999), Materials Engineering, 2005
  • Cristina H. Amon (Professor), Mechanical Engineering, 2006
  • Egon Balas (Professor), Industrial, Manufacturing & Operational Systems Engineering, 2006
  • Manuel Blum (Professor), Computer Science & Engineering, 2006
  • Pradeep Khosla (M.S. 1984, Ph.D. 1986, Professor), Electronics Engineering, 2006
  • Krzysztof Matyjaszewski (Professor), Materials Engineering, 2006
  • Paul Wright (Professor 1979-1987), Industrial, Manufacturing & Operational Systems Engineering, 2007
  • Sebastian Thrun (Professor 1998-2003), Computer Science & Engineering, 2007
  • David Dzombak (B.S. 1980, M.S. 1981, Professor), Civil Engineering, 2008
  • Red Whittaker (M.S. 1975, Ph.D. 1979), Computer Science & Engineering, 2009
  • Jacobo Bielak (Professor), Civil Engineering, 2010
  • Tom Mitchell (Professor), Computer Science & Engineering, 2010
  • Paul D. Nielsen (Professor), Computer Science & Engineering, 2010
  • Nadine N. Aubry (Raymond J. Lane Distinguished Professor), Mechanical Engineering, 2011
  • Chris T. Hendrickson (Duquesne Light Professor), Civil Engineering, 2011

Other prominent faculty[edit]

Presidents of Carnegie Mellon University[edit]

Founders and major benefactors of Carnegie Mellon University[edit]


The Mellon Family of Pittsburgh:

Fictional alumni[edit]

Notes[edit]

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  2. ^ Weber, Bruce. "Gerald Gardner, 83, Dies; Bolstered Sex Bias Suit", The New York Times, July 28, 2009. Retrieved July 29, 2009.
  3. ^ Hart, Roger (March 22, 2010). "The Woman Behind the Power". AutoWeek (Detroit, MI: Crain Communications Inc.) 60 (6): 26. 
  4. ^ Arys L. Rodríguez Andino, Leysa Caro González. "Carmen Yulín: "Soy alcaldesa de San Juan"". Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  5. ^ WAPA. "Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto - Decisión 2012". Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i "NFL Players who attended Carnegie Mellon University". databaseSports.com. Retrieved 2008-04-05. 
  7. ^ Weber, Bruce. "Israel Hicks, Director of August Wilson’s Cycle, Dies at 66", The New York Times, July 7, 2010. Accessed July 8, 2010.
  8. ^ Saxon, Wolfgang. "Jerome Wolken, 82, Scientist Who Gave Sight to Some Blind", The New York Times, May 20, 1999. Accessed July 6, 2010.

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