Vinton G. Cerf

Birth: 1943
Death: N/A
Academic Achievements: President Clinton presented him and his collegue with the US National Medal of Technology for finding and development of the internet. He was also appointed to serve on the National Science Board in 2012 by President Obama, and in 2004, he won the A.M Turing Award.
Contributions to Computer Science: Cerf is known as a "Father of the Internet" because he created the TCP/IP protocols for the internet, which is the foundation of modern technological inventions.

Links for More Information:
National Institute of Standards and Technology
National Archives

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