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Vint Cerf
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Vinton Cerf in 2017
Born
Vinton Gray Cerf

June 23, 1943 (1943-06-23) (age 78)
Alma mater Stanford University (B.S.)
UCLA (M.S. & Ph.D.)
Known for TCP/IP
Internet Society
Awards IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal (1997)
National Medal of Technology (1997)
Marconi Prize (1998)
Prince of Asturias Award (2002)
Turing Award (2004)
Presidential Medal of Freedom (2005)
Japan Prize (2008)
Harold Pender Award (2010)
Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering (2013)
Scientific career
Fields Telecommunications
Institutions IBM, UCLA, Stanford University, DARPA, MCI, CNRI, Google
Thesis Multiprocessors, Semaphores, and a Graph Model of Computation (1972)
Doctoral advisor Gerald Estrin

Vinton Gray "Vint" Cerf ( born June 23, 1943) is an American internet pioneer. He is thought of as one of "the fathers of the Internet", sharing this title with American engineer Bob Kahn.

In March 2020 during the coronavirus pandemic, Cerf had tested positive for COVID-19.

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