[olug] Fwd: 2013 Fall - ISQA-8310-001 : DATA COMMUNICATIONS (ISQA8310001.1138): Great opportunity!
adam at adamhaeder.com
Wed Oct 2 21:11:56 UTC 2013
Vint Cerf will be speaking @ UNO on Oct 14th. If you want to attend, please
rsvp to Angela Nastase - anastase at unomaha.edu. If you haven't heard him
speak, I highly recommend it, he's a very engaging and dynamic speaker. He
is honestly who I want to be when I grow up.
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From: Kenneth Lee Dick <kdick at unomaha.edu>
Date: Wed, Oct 2, 2013 at 1:14 PM
Subject: 2013 Fall - ISQA-8310-001 : DATA COMMUNICATIONS
(ISQA8310001.1138): Great opportunity!
*The College of IS&T Round Table presents:*
*Vint G. Cerf*
*Monday, October 14th, 2013*
*1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. - PKI 158*
Vinton G. Cerf is vice president and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google.
He is responsible for identifying new enabling technologies and
applications on the Internet and other platforms for the company.
Widely known as a "Father of the Internet," Vint is the co-designer with
Robert Kahn of TCP/IP protocols and basic architecture of the Internet. In
1997, President Clinton recognized their work with the U.S. National Medal
of Technology. In 2005, Vint and Bob received the highest civilian honor
bestowed in the U.S., the Presidential Medal of Freedom. It recognizes the
fact that their work on the software code used to transmit data across the
Internet has put them "at the forefront of a digital revolution that has
transformed global commerce, communication, and entertainment."
>From 1994-2005, Vint served as Senior Vice President at MCI. Prior to that,
he was Vice President of the Corporation for National Research Initiatives
(CNRI), and from 1982-86 he served as Vice President of MCI. During his
tenure with the U.S. Department of Defense's Advanced Research Projects
Agency (DARPA) from 1976-1982, Vint played a key role leading the
development of Internet and Internet-related data packet and security
Since 2000, Vint has served as chairman of the board of the Internet
Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and he has been a
Visiting Scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory since 1998. He served
as founding president of the Internet Society (ISOC) from 1992-1995 and was
on the ISOC board until 2000. Vint is a Fellow of the IEEE, ACM, AAAS, the
American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the International Engineering
Consortium, the Computer History Museum and the National Academy of
Vint has received numerous awards and commendations in connection with his
work on the Internet, including the Marconi Fellowship, Charles Stark
Draper award of the National Academy of Engineering, the Prince of Asturias
award for science and technology, the Alexander Graham Bell Award presented
by the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf, the A.M. Turing
Award from the Association for Computer Machinery, the Silver Medal of the
International Telecommunications Union, and the IEEE Alexander Graham Bell
Medal, among many others.
He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from UCLA and more than a dozen
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