Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: David Dana Clark
Born: April 7, 1944
- 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).