The shining stars among our graduates, these alums produced innovative, impactful research and improved our department's worldwide reputation.

What projects or inventions are you working on to one day join this esteemed group?

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Victor Bahl

Distinguished Scientist at Microsoft, specializing in mobile and wireless systems.

Mark Crovella

CS Department Chair at Boston University (BU).

Sung-Mo (Steve) Kang

Served as the President Chancellor of UC Merced and President of Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST).

Carl Kesselman

Professor at the University of Southern California (USC) and one of the co-inventors of grid computing.

Robin Li

Founder and CEO of Baidu.com (the Google of China).

C. L. Max Nikias

President of the University of Southern California (USC).

Bruce Shriver

Served as the President of the IEEE Computer Society.

Reid Simmons

Research Professor at Carnegie-Mellon University (CMU), a renowned expert in robotics.