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Stephen Wolff

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As Division Director for Networking at the National Science Foundation (NSF), Dr. Stephen Wolff was responsible for the development of the NSFNET – the first open computer network in the U.S. for the support of research and higher education. This network connected supercomputing centers, regional...

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Steve Goldstein

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While serving as Program Director in the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Computer and Information Sciences and Engineering Directorate’s networking division starting in 1989, Dr. Goldstein played a key role in evaluating and funding development of Internet initiatives around the world. At NSF,...

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Qiheng Hu

Inductee

Madam Hu led the National Computing and Networking Facility of China (NCFC) project team that brought the Internet to mainland China. In 1994, as Vice President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, she visited the National Science Foundation for talks that led to a consensus to set up the first...

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Dave Farber

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Professor David Farber played a key role in many systems that converged into today's Internet. His early academic research work, at the Information and Computer Science Department of the University of California at Irvine, was focused on creating the world’s first operational Distributed Computer...

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