UCLA Spotlight

UCLA's Leonard Kleinrock wins National Medal of Science

  • Published Aug 25, 2008 3:15 PM

White House photo shows Kleinrock with President George W. Bush (Sept. 29, 2008)

UCLA Professor Leonard Kleinrock was way ahead of the curve when it came to the Internet — that's one of the perks of having helped invent it in 1969. But sometimes it takes decades to grasp the massive global impact of an invention so far ahead of its time.

Read the UCLA Today story.