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.