The widely known “Father of the Internet” to speak at Howard University



If you are a Howard University student or live in the nearby D.C and Maryland area, Dr. Vinton G. Cerf will give a talk to the Howard community entitled ” Tracking the Internet in the 21st Century”. The event will take place Tuesday, September 30, 2008 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm in the Blackburn Center Auditorium. For those of you who don’t know, Dr. Cerf is the co-designer with Robert Kahn of the TCP/IP protocols and the basic architecture of the Internet. He currently serves as the vice president and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google. Dr. CerfVint 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 among many others. He also holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from UCLA and more than a dozen honorary degrees.

Mikey Digital


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