Prominent Alumni​

Dr. Gregory Olsen, Engineer, scientist, entrepreneur, multi-millionaire, humanitarian, benefactor & trustee of FDU​. Has published more than 100 technical papers​, holds more than 10 patents​. Has a Ph.D. from University of Virginia​ and B.S. Electrical Engineering, B.S. Physics and M.S. Physics from Fairleigh Dickinson University

Dr. Gregory Olsen, third civilian who traveled to the International Space Station (

Edward L. Hennessy, Jr., former Chairman and CEO of AlliedSignal (now merged with Honeywell) and former Chairman of FDU Board of Trustees.

Angeliki Frangou, Shipping magnate, Chairman and CEO of Navios Maritime Holdings, Inc., FDU trustee.

Dr. Sung-Mo (Steve) Kang, President of KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) in South Korea. Past Positions: former Chancellor of University of California at Merced; Dean of the University of California at Santa Cruz; Professor and Department Head of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign​.

Dr. Avi Ma’ayanDirector of the Mount Sinai Center for Bioinformatics, a Professor in the Department of Pharmacological Sciences, and the Principal Investigator of a $19 million NIH-funded project.