Name: David Dana Clark
Born: April 7, 1944
Computer related contributions
- American computer scientist known for the Clark-Wilson model.
- Worked on the I/O architecture of Multics under Jerry Saltzer while at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
- From 1981 to 1989, he acted as chief protocol architect in the development of the Internet, and chaired the Internet Activities Board, which later became the Internet Architecture Board.
- Former chairman of the Computer Sciences and Telecommunications Board of the National Research Council.
- Presently he is Senior Research Scientist at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.
- An Input/Output Architecture for Virtual Memory Computer Systems (1974)
- The Design Philosophy of the DARPA Internet Protocols (1988)
- Developing a Next-Generation Internet Architecture (2000)
- Tussle in Cyberspace: Defining Tomorrow's Internet (2002)
- Addressing Reality: An Architectural Response to Real-World Demands on the Evolving Internet (2003)
Honors and awards
- Awarded the SIGCOMM Award in recognition of his major contributions to Internet protocol and architecture (1990)
- IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal (1998)
- Inducted as a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (2001)
- Telluride Tech Festival Award of Technology in Telluride (2001)