• Apr 7, 1944
    (b.) - ?

Bio/Description

American computer scientist David Clark graduated from Swarthmore College in 1966. In 1968, he received his Master's and Engineer's degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he worked on the I/O architecture of Multics under Jerry Saltzer. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from MIT in 1973. From 1981 to 1989, he acted as chief protocol architect in the development of the Internet, and chaired the Internet Activities Board, which later became the Internet Architecture Board. He has also served as chairman of the Computer Sciences and Telecommunications Board of the National Research Council. He is currently a Senior Research Scientist at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. In 1990 he was awarded the SIGCOMM Award in recognition of his major contributions to Internet protocol and architecture. In 2001 he was inducted as a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery. In 2001, he was awarded the Telluride Tech Festival Award of Technology in Telluride, Colorado.
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    Apr 7, 1944
  • Gender:

    Male
  • Noted For:

    Known for his work as the chief protocol architect in the development of the Internet
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