Famous MIT alumni
MIT's contributions to:
I. M. Pei , the celebrated architect, graduated from MIT in 1940 before sliding down the river to attend Harvards Graduate School of Design. Some of Peis most prominent works include the East Wing of the National Gallery in Washington, D.C., the Bank of China headquarters in Hong Kong, and the Louvre Pyramid in Paris. Though not his most celebrated works, his local projects are a huge part of Boston culture, especially the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.