Leonard Kleinrock

Leonard Kleinrock

Professor
UCLA
Computer Science Department
3732G Boelter Hall
Los Angeles, California 90095
Phone (310) 825-2543
Fax (310) 825-7578
E-mail: lk@cs.ucla.edu

 




Personal

Born on June 13, 1934, Manhattan.
Married. Four children, seven grandchildren.
Hobbies: Karate (Second degree Black Belt); marathon runner; swimming; biking; puzzles; exotic nature trips.

 

Education

1963

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1959

Masters in Electrical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1957

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering

The City College of New York

1951

 

Honorary Degrees

2013

Honorary Doctorate of Science

Concordia University, Montreal

2010

Honorary Doctorate of Science

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

2007

Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters

University of Judaism

2005

Honorary Doctorate of Telecommunications

Polytechnic University of Turin

2005

Honorary Doctorate of Internet Science

University of Bologna

2000

Honorary Doctor of Science Degree

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

1997

Honorary Doctor of Science Degree

CCNY

 

Founder

 

Positions Held

1963-present

1991-1995

2007-2012

Founder

Platformation

an interactive, 3-way platform for shoppers, retailers and manufacturers, so as to influence and guide shopping behavior

1998-present

Chairman

TTI/Vanguard

a membership-based high-tech forum for senior IT executives, focusing on emerging technologies, and spearheaded by a prestigious board of thought leaders

1995-2006

Founder/Chairman

Nomadix

an organization developing software and hardware products for nomadic computing

1988

Founder

Computer Channel Inc.

1986-1994

1982-1986

Member

IBM Science Advisory Committee

1976-1998

Founder/Chairman

Technology Transfer Institute

a Santa Monica-based computer seminar and conference company

1968

1957-1963

Staff Associate

MIT Lincoln Labs

1951-1957

Engineer

Photobell Company

 

Public Service

2011

Member

Board of Directors of the CCNY 21st Century Foundation

2002

Vice Chair

National Academy of Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering Peer Committee

Member

Network Research Liaison Council

Member

Advisory Board of the CCNY Powell Center for Policy Studies

Founding Member

Computer Science and Telecommunications Board of the NRC

Invited Consultant

Mayor's Office of the City of Los Angeles

Member

Gigabit Testbed Advisory Board

Chair

National Research Council

Committee that produced "Realizing the Information Future, The Internet and Beyond"

Member

National Research Council

Committee that produced "Computing the Future - A Broader Agenda for Computer Science and Engineering"

Chair

National Research Council

Committee that produced "Towards a National Research Network"

Member

Alan T. Waterman Award

Committee National Science Foundation

Founding Member

Science Council of the Cross Industry Working Team

May 26, 1994

Congressional Testimony

on Realizing the Information Future before the Subcommittee on Technology, Environment, and Aviation Committee on Science, Space, and Technology U.S. House of Representatives

1988

Congressional Testimony

VIP Project Participant

Telethon for Cerebral Palsy