Science and Technology
- Willis Adcock — chemist, professor of electrical engineering, grew silicon boules for construction of the first silicon transistor at Texas Instruments
- Mark Anderlik — Baud rate specialist who discovered serial port cables in excess of 200 feet need baud rates of 4800 bit/s.
- Eric J. Barron, former dean of College of Geosciences and current Direct of National Center for Atmospheric Research
- Adi Bulsara, PhD, 1978 (physics) - a leading physicist in the area of nonlinear dynamics
- Edith Clarke — power engineer, developed the method of symmetrical components, first female professor of electrical engineering at The University of Texas at Austin
- Franklin C. Crow — computer scientist
- Bryce DeWitt — physicist, co-developed Wheeler-DeWitt equation ("wave function of the Universe")
- John B. Goodenough — materials scientist whose research led to the first lithium ion battery
- G.B. Halsted — mathematician
- William H. Jefferys — astronomer
- Chris Mack — photolithographer
- Hans Mark — aerospace engineer, former Deputy Administrator at NASA and Secretary of the Air Force
- Hermann Joseph Muller — geneticist, Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine
- Yale Patt, inventor of the WOS module, the first complex logic gate implemented on a single piece of silicon
- Ilya Prigogine — physicist and chemist, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry
- Jonathan Sessler — chemist, pioneering work on expanded porphyrins
- Bill Schelter — mathematician, Lisp developer
- Roy Schwitters — physicist, former director of the now-defunct Superconducting Super Collider
- Elliot See — astronaut
- John Tate — mathematician, Wolf Prize in Mathematics
- Karen Uhlenbeck — mathematician, National Medal of Science
- Harry Vandiver — mathematician
- Steven Weinberg — Nobel Laureate in Physics, author
- John A. Wheeler — physicist, Wolf Prize in Physics, coined the term 'black hole'
- Robert E. Wyatt, chemist
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