Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Danny Cohen
Born: Unknown in Israel
Computer related contributions
- Computer scientist and early Internet pioneer and network specialist.
- Worked on the ARPAnet project and helped develop some fundamental applications for the Internet.
- Designed the first real-time visual flight simulator on a general purpose computer while studying at MIT.
- Created the Cohen-Sutherland computer graphics line clipping algorithms (with Ivan Sutherland at Harvard University).
- Tested a local area network technology called ATOMIC which was the forerunner of Myrinet (1994).
- First to utilize "packet-video" and "packet voice" (Network Voice Protocol) when he designed the visual flight simulator to run over the ARPANET (1973).
- Co-founded Myricom, which commercialized Myrinet.
- Technology and Values (1997)
- AI as the Ultimate Enhancer of Protocol design (1991)
- Electric Commerce (1989)
- Satellite Communication of Real-Time Packet Video Images (1984)
- On Holy Wars and a Plea for Peace (1980)
Honors and awards
- Vint Cerf hosted an event at Google honoring Cohen (2013)
- Inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame by the Internet Society (2012)
- IEEE Fellow (2010)
- Member of the National Academy of Engineering (2006)
- Distinguished engineer for Sun Microsystems working (2001)
- United States Air Force Meritorious Civilian Service Award (1993)