- Philip Abelson - (1913–2004) American physicist, a scientific editor, and a science writer
- Christian B. Anfinsen – (1916–1995) American biochemist
- Peter Agre – American medical doctor, professor, and molecular biologist
- Neal Amundson - (1916–2011) American chemical engineer.
- Gunvald Aus – (1851–1950) Norwegian-American engineer.
- Earl Bakken – engineer, businessman and philanthropist of Dutch and Norwegian American ancestry.
- Carl Georg Barth – (1860–1939) Norwegian-American mathematician and mechanical engineer
- Magnus Bjorndal – (September 13, 1899 – January 23, 1971) Norwegian American engineer and inventor.
- Eduard Boeckmann – (1849–1927) Norwegian American ophthalmologist, physician and inventor.
- William A. Bugge – (1900–1992) civil engineer
- Robert A. Dahl – Sterling Professor emeritus of political science at Yale University
- Olin J. Eggen – (1919–1998) American astronomer
- Douglas Engelbart – American inventor and early computer pioneer and internet pioneer.
- Ole Evinrude – (1877–1934) Norwegian-American inventor, known for the invention of the first outboard motor with practical commercial application.
- Joe Foss – (1915–2003) the leading fighter ace of the United States Marine Corps during World War II
- Mike Fossum – American astronaut.
- Frederick C. Finkle – (1865–1949) American consulting engineer and geologist.
- Ivar Giaever – physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1973
- Clarence Gonstead – (1898–1978) Doctor of Chiropractic and creator of the Gonstead Technique
- Lars Grimsrud – aerospace engineer and performance automobile
- Adolph Gundersen – (1865–1938) Norwegian-born American medical doctor and founder of Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center
- Robert C. Gunderson – (1931–2003) the first supervisor of the Genealogical Society of Utah's Royalty Identification Unit
- Alf Hjort – (1877–1944) Norwegian-born American electrical engineer.
- Ludvig Hektoen – (1863–1951) noted American pathologist
- Iver Johnson – U.S. firearms, bicycle, and motorcycle manufacturer
- Robert B. Ingebretsen – (1948–2003) pioneer in the development of digital sound.
- Gary Kildall – (1942–1994) American computer scientist and microcomputer entrepreneur who created the CP/M operating system and founded Digital Research, Inc.
- Carl Otto Lampland – (1873–1951) American astronomer
- Ernest Lawrence – (1901–1958) American physicist and Nobel Laureate.
- John H. Lawrence – (1904–1991) American physicist and physician best known for pioneering the field of nuclear medicine.
- C. Walton Lillehei – (1918–1999) American surgeon who pioneered open-heart surgery
- Alfred M. Moen – (1916–2001) American inventor and founder of Moen, Inc.
- Olaus Murie – (1889–1963), called the "father of modern elk management", was a naturalist, author, and wildlife biologist
- Nathan Myhrvold – formerly Chief Technology Officer at Microsoft, is co-founder of Intellectual Ventures, and referred to by many as a patent troll.
- Ted Nelson – American sociologist, philosopher, and pioneer of information technology
- Peter Norman Nissen – (1871–1930), a Canadian-American resident in United States. A mining engineer, developed the prefabricated shelter called the Nissen hut in 1916.
- Ken Olsen – (1926–2011) American engineer who co-founded Digital Equipment Corporation
- Tinius Olsen – (1845–1932) Norwegian-born American engineer and inventor.
- Charles J. Pedersen – (1904–1989) American organic chemist best known for describing methods of synthesizing crown ethers.
- Lars Onsager – (1903–1976) Norwegian-born American physical chemist and theoretical physicist
- Sally Ride – (1951–2012) American physicist and a former NASA astronaut
- Ole Singstad – (1882–1969) Norwegian-American civil engineer who innovated the ventilation system for the Holland Tunnel
- Marius Nygaard Smith-Petersen – (1886–1953) Norwegian-born American physician and orthopaedic surgeon.
- George Schlukbier – North American innovator who in the 1990s built Nando
- Elias Anton Cappelen Smith – (1873–1949) Norwegian American civil engineer and metallurgist.
- Theodore Theodorsen – (1897–1978) Norwegian-American theoretical aerodynamicist noted for his work at NACA (the forerunner of NASA) and for his contributions to the study of turbulence.
- Merle A. Tuve – (1901–1982) American scientist and geophysicist, the founding director of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.
- Oswald Veblen – (1880–1960) American mathematician, geometer and topologist
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Famous quotes containing the word scientists:
“There is not much that even the most socially responsible scientists can do as individuals, or even as a group, about the social consequences of their activities.”
—Eric J. Hobsbawm (b. 1917)
“All you of Earth are idiots!... First was your firecracker, a harmless explosive. Then your hand grenade. They begin to kill your own people a few at a time. Then the bomb. Then a larger bomb, many people are killed at one time. Then your scientists stumbled upon the atom bombsplit the atom. Then the hydrogen bomb, where you actually explode the air itself.”
—Edward D. Wood, Jr. (19221978)
“Yknow scientists are funny. We probe and measure and dissect. Invent lights without heat, weigh a caterpillars eyebrow. But when it comes to really important things were as stupid as the caveman.... Like love. Makes the world go round, but what do we know about it? Is it a fact? Is it chemistry? Electricity?”
—Martin Berkeley, and Jack Arnold. Helen Dobson (Lori Nelson)