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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

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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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