The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
University of California, Los Angeles
Computer Science Department
3732G Boelter Hall
Los Angeles,California 90095 USA
Mathematics and Computer Science
"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.