2010 Hall of Fame
The Engineering at Illinois Hall of Fame recognizes Illinois engineering alumni, and others affiliated with the College, who have significant achievements in leadership, entrepreneurship, and innovation of great impact to society. Each year the college will honor these remarkable accomplishments by inducting a class of honorees into the Engineering at Illinois Hall of Fame.
2010 Hall of Fame Inductees
- BS, Engineering Physics, 1951
- MS, Physics, 1952
BS, Computer Science, 1994Co-author of Mosaic, the first widely used web browser that transformed the exchange of information. Co-founder of Netscape Communications Corporation, which produced the Netscape Navigator web browser.
Honorary Degree, 1974Co-inventor of the transistor which revolutionized the electronics industry. Co-creator of the fundamental theory of superconductivity, known as the BCS theory.
- BS, Computer Science, 1986
- MS, Computer Science, 1988
- BS, Electrical Engineering, 1955
- MS, Electrical Engineering, 1956
- PHD, Electrical Engineering, 1960
- BS, Civil Engineering, 1962
- Honorary Degree, 1996
BS, Electrical Engineering, 1919Pioneer of entrepreneurship and innovation as Founder and Chief Executive of W. W. Grainger, Inc.
- BS, Electrical Engineering, 1950
- MS, Electrical Engineering, 1951
- PHD, Electrical Engineering, 1954
BS, Industrial Engineering, 1971Global entrepreneur and innovator forging new applications of technology as President of Flex-N-Gate Corporation, a global automobile parts manufacturer.
- BS, Electrical Engineering, 1947
- Honorary Degree, 1988
BS, Mechanical Engineering, 1958International business leader and Chairman of the Board of Respironics, Inc., leading the company in the production of the first CPAP machine.
BS, Electrical Engineering, 1958International entrepreneur, co-founder and retired Chief Executive Officer of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., a multinational semiconductor manufacturer that develops computer processors and related technologies for commercial and consumer products.
- AB, History, 1975
- MBA, 1983
- MS, Computer Science, 1985
- Honorary Degree, 2006
Technology entrepreneur, founder, chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of Siebel Systems, a global leader in application software and recognized as one of the world’s preeminent software companies.