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December 2012

Prof. Nick McKeown Appointed as the third holder of the Kleiner Perkins, Mayfield, Sequoia Capital Professorship in Sch of Eng

 

Prof. Nick McKeown

Appointed as the third holder of the Kleiner Perkins, Mayfield, Sequoia Capital Professorship in the School of Engineering

 

Nick McKeown has been appointed as the third holder of the Kleiner Perkins, Mayfield, Sequoia Capital Professorship in the School of Engineering. This endowed chair was established in 1996 with an endowed gift from Tom Ford. It was the donor’s wish that the chair support faculty working in advanced technologies or methodologies with a preference for individuals who demonstrate an understanding of the value of interaction between the academy and the world of business.

 

Prof. McKeown is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and of Computer Science. He currently serves as director of the Clean Slate Internet Design Program. He received his B Eng degree from the University of Leeds in electrical and electronic engineering in 1986; he earned electrical engineering/computer science MS and PhD degrees from the University of California, Berkeley in 1992 and 1995, respectively.