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A Chief Scientist at Raytheon BBN Technologies, working in the Internetwork Research Department, he has worked on internetworking problems at BBN since 1983. Notable bits of work include designing how Internet email is routed, working with Phil Karn on TCP round-trip time estimation, and designing and building the world's fastest router in the mid-1990s. He has been an active member of ACM SIGCOMM and the IEEE Communications Society and chaired the National Research Council committee on how the Internet functioned on September 11, 2001. A Fellow of the ACM and the IEEE, and a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington D.C., he received his A.B., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard University.
Noted For:Designer of how Internet email is routed, worked with Phil Karn on TCP round-trip time estimation, and led the effort to build the world's fastest (multigigabit) router in the mid-1990s
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