- Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1957
communication protocols, networks, distributed systems, parallel computation, theory
Honors and Awards
In recognition of his outstanding professional volunteer contributions to computing sciences and accreditation.
ACM Distinguished Service
For strengthening and nurturing computer science as a profession and as a discipline. Throughout his career, departments, journal boards, technical committees, accreditation processes, curriculum revision initiatives, conferences, workshops, and numerous
IEEE Third Millenium Medal
For research contributions to the theory of parallel computation and for his distinguished service to the Computer Science community as an educator and leader.
IEEE Computer Society, Society of Golden Core, Charter Member
The advancement of the theoretical understanding of computation through work in switching theory and theoretical models.