The Full Wiki

List of North Carolina State University people: Wikis


Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The list of North Carolina State University people includes notable alumni, faculty, and chief executives of North Carolina State University.


Alumni, faculty, and former students





Maxwell R. Thurman, Former Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army
Henry H. Shelton, Former chairman of the U.S. Armed Forces Joint Chiefs of Staff




Science and technology

  • Donnie Barnes (B.S. Computer Science 1995) Former Engineer at Red Hat.
  • Marshall Brain (M.S. Computer Science 1989, Instructor 1986-1992) Founder of HowStuffWorks
  • David Carroll (B.S. Physics 1985) Director of the Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials at Wake Forest University
  • C. Clark Cockerham (Emeritus Professor, deceased) Father of DNA fingerprinting.
  • Joe Britt (B.S. Computer Engineering 1991) Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Danger Inc.
  • James Goodnight (B.S. Applied Mathematics 1965, M.S. Experimental Statistics 1968, Ph.D. Statistics 1972, Faculty member 1972-1976) CEO of SAS Institute
  • Wes Jackson (Ph.D. Genetics 1967) Founder of The Land Institute.
  • John S. Mayo (B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Electrical Engineering) Engineer and seventh president of Bell Labs.
  • Bill Nussey (B.S. Electrical Engineering 1987) Former Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of DaVinci Systems.
  • Katharine Stinson (B.S. Mechanical Engineering 1941) First female engineering graduate, first female engineer hired by Federal Aviation Administration.[4]
  • Anand Lal Shimpi (B.S. Electrical Engineering 2004) Founder of AnandTech.
  • Mark D. Stowers (Ph.D. and M.S. Microbiology 1981) Vice President, Research and Development of POET LLC.
  • Mark Templeton (Bachelor of Environmental Design 1975) President and CEO of Citrix Systems.
  • Erik Troan (B.S. Computer Science 1995) Former Executive at Red Hat.
  • Scot Wingo (M.S. Computer Engineering 1992) Co-Founder of Stingray Software, Co-Founder of ChannelAdvisor.


Chief executives

Alexander Q. Holladay, first President of NC State (1889-1899)
John W. Harrelson, first Chancellor of NC State (1934-1953)


Dean of Administration




Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address