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researcher , computer scientist

David Dana Clark, American computer scientist, researcher. Fellow: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) (Hamming award 1998, SigComm award 1990), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (award Public Service Telecommunications 2000), American Academy Arts and Sciences; member: National Academy of Engineering.

Background

Clark, David Dana was born on April 7, 1944 in New Orleans. Son of Thaddeus Benjamin and Virginia Creel Clark.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Swarthmore College, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1973.

Career

Research scientist Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1973—1980, principal research scientist, 1980—1984, senior research scientist, since 1984. Chairman Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, National Academies, Washington, 1996—2004.

Membership

Fellow: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) (Hamming award 1998, SigComm award 1990), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (award Public Service Telecommunications 2000), American Academy Arts and Sciences. Member: National Academy of Engineering.

Connections

Married Susan Butts; children: Dana, Robin.

father:
Thaddeus Benjamin

mother:
Virginia Creel Clark

spouse:
Susan Butts

child:
Dana Clark

child:
Robin Clark