Leonard Kleinrock: The Internet & Beyond
Thu, Mar 21
12:30 PM — 1:30 PM
Steinman Hall160 Convent Avenue
Steinman Hall, Auditorium
Dr. Leonard Kleinrock (BEE 1957) discusses his role in the development of the Internet.Considered a pioneering figure in the field of network technology for having developed the theoretical and technological framework which led to the transmission of the first message over the Internet, Dr. Leonard Kleinrock returns to CCNY (BEE 1957) to discuss his pivotal role in the creation of the Internet and how his life experiences have affected his work.
Dr. Kleinrock received a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from The City College of New York in 1957. He has published an impressive number of papers and authored six books on a variety of computer networking subjects including packet switching networks, packet radio networks, local area networks, broadband networks, gigabit networks, nomadic computing, and peer-to-peer networks, among others. Dr. Kleinrock is currently a Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at UCLA.