Steven A. Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft, participated in Lawrence Tech’s Summer Science Institute, then spent a year at the University, acing six of Lawrence Tech’s top mathematics classes while still co-enrolled in high school.
Former GM executive John DeLorean, BSIE’48, created the first “muscle car.”
Ronald Knockeart, BSEE’63, invented the laser bar code scanner and pioneered keyless entry door locks on cars.
During World War II, John W. Laister, BSAeroE'38, developed the revolutionary high wing/rear door cargo plane design still used in cargo aircraft worldwide.
Former Lawrence Tech architecture student, A. Alfred Taubman, is one of the nation's leading real estate developers, innovators, and owners of shopping malls throughout the U.S.
Lewis C. Veraldi, BSME'68, the “father” of the original Ford Taurus and Sable, pioneered cross-disciplinary personnel teams that led to the launch of these cars. The team development process he innovated has become the industry standard.
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