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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

Leonard Kleinrock

Title:

Professor

Affiliation:

University of California, Los Angeles

Computer Science Department

3732G Boelter Hall

Los Angeles, California 90095 USA

Gender:

Male

Award Discipline:

Mathematics and Computer Science

Award Year:

2007

Citation:

"For his fundamental contributions to the mathematical theory of modern data networks, and for the functional specification of packet switching, which is the foundation of Internet technology. His mentoring of generations of students has led to the commercialization of technologies that have transformed the world."

Presented by President George W. Bush in the East Room of the White House on September 29, 2008.

 

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