Lawrence Roberts

Award Winner

1937 –

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Who is Lawrence Roberts?

Lawrence G. Roberts received the Draper Prize in 2001 and the Principe de Asturias Award in 2002 "for the development of the Internet"

As a program manager and office director at the Advanced Research Projects Agency, Roberts and his team created the ARPANET using packet switching techniques. The ARPANET was the predecessor to the modern Internet.

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Born
1937
Connecticut
Education
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Lived in
  • Connecticut

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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