Meet Bill Nye, the science guy who is originally a mechanical engineer from the Cornell University and worked at Boeing after his graduation where he developed a hydraulic pressure resonance suppressor.
We all know him from the action movies in which he has starred but most of us don’t know that he’s a chemical engineer. He did his bachelor’s in chemical engineering from Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden and then did his master’s in the same field from University of Sydney.
Meet Tom Scholz, guitarist for Boston who has rocked a number of stages. However, not many of you will be aware that the famous guitarist did his Bachelor’s and Master’s from MIT in mechanical engineering and used to make his own pedals for guitar. His job after graduation was at Polaroid Corporation as a senior product designer.
The guy responsible for making the Cowboys advance to NFL playoffs 17 times in 18 seasons between 1966 and 1983, ensuring their appearance in five Super Bowls and the winning two world championships, Tom Landry was basically an Industrial engineer who had received his education from the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Houston. He is also known as one of the greatest football technique innovators of all time.
Mr. Bean is the name we all remember him by and well here’s a shocking news for those of you who didn’t know, Mr. Bean whose real name is Rowan Atkinson is basically an Electrical engineer who did his bachelor’s from Newcastle University in 1975 and later did his MSc in the same field from The Queen’s College, Oxford.
Jimmy Carter did a general Bachelor’s of Science degree from the Naval Academy and later applied for the US Navy’s nascent nuclear submarine program.
She joined University of California (Santa Cruz) with the intentions of becoming a doctor or a scientist. She did her bachelor’s in biochemistry and worked in a lab that was working on a genetic engineering project.
Herbie Hancock did his double majors in Electrical engineering and Music from the Grinnell College. Although he was a talented musician even before joining the college, still, electrical engineering was what had his attention at first.
Scott Adams, the guy responsible for Dilbert was actually a software/telecommunications engineer.