Networking Leader Scott Shenker Elected to National Academy of Engineers

Scott Shenker, leader of ICSI's Networking GroupFebruary 16, 2012
Scott Shenker, leader of the Networking Group, has been elected as a member of the National Academy of Engineers, one of the highest distinctions accorded to engineers. Shenker was recognized for his contributions to Internet design and architecture. A professor at UC Berkeley, he is also a member of ICSI's Board of Trustees, a founding member of the ICSI Center for Internet Research, and a fellow of the ACM and the IEEE. He received his PhD in physics in 1983 from the University of Chicago, and was later awarded an honorary doctorate from the same university in recognition of his contributions to Internet architecture. He has received both the SIGCOMM and IEEE Internet Awards. Other members of the National Academy of Engineering include Algorithms Group leader Richard Karp and ICSI Board of Trustees members David Culler, Deborah Estrin, and Prabhakar Raghavan. Read more on the National Academy's Web site.