Nick McKeown to be inducted into National Academy of Inventors
Election as an Academy Fellow is the highest professional distinction awarded to academic inventors.
Professor Nick McKeown has been named a 2022 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). The 2022 Fellows will be honored and presented their medals at the 12th Annual Meeting of the National Academy of Inventors on June 27th, 2023 in Washington, DC.
Nick is the Kleiner Perkins, Mayfield, Sequoia Capital Professor in the School of Engineering. He researches techniques to improve the internet. Most of this work has focused on the architecture, design, analysis, and implementation of high-performance internet switches and routers. More recently, his interests have broadened to include network architecture, backbone network design, and congestion control; and how the internet might be redesigned if we were to start with a clean slate.
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) will induct 169 distinguished inventors to be NAI Fellows. Election as an Academy Fellow is the highest professional distinction awarded to academic inventors. View the full list of 2022 Fellows.
Please join us in congratulating Nick on this richly deserved honor!