‘Mother of Internet’ Radia Perlman ’73, SM ’76, PhD ’88 receives IEEE Eric E. Sumner Award

Radia Perlman ’73, SM ’76, PhD ’88 (Mathematics, EECS), received the IEEE Eric E. Sumner Award “for contributions to Internet routing and bridging protocols.” Currently a Dell EMC  Fellow, she is best known for her invention of the algorithm behind STP, the Spanning Tree Protocol, which solved a challenging information routing problem and earned her […]