• Apr 29, 1926
    (b.) -
    Mar 26, 2011


One of the three inventors of packet-switched networks, along with Donald Davies and Leonard Kleinrock. He was born in Grodno (then Poland) and his family moved to Philadelphia in 1928. Baran did undergraduate work at Drexel University, obtained his Masters degree in Engineering from UCLA in 1959 and began working for the RAND Corporation in the same year.
  • Date of Birth:

    Apr 29, 1926
  • Date of Death:

    Mar 26, 2011
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    Co-inventor, packet switching
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