David Boggs

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David Boggs
Born(1950-06-17)June 17, 1950
DiedFebruary 19, 2022(2022-02-19) (aged 71)
CitizenshipUnited States
Alma materPrinceton University (B.S.E.)
Stanford University (Ph.D.)
Known forCo-invention of Ethernet
AwardsIEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award (1988)
ACM Fellow, AAAS Fellow
Scientific career
FieldsComputer networking
InstitutionsXerox PARC

David Reeves Boggs (June 17, 1950 – February 19, 2022) was an American electrical and radio engineer.[1] He was known for creating the early versions of Internet protocols, file servers, gateways and network interface cards.[2] With Robert Metcalfe and others, he co-invented Ethernet.[3]

Boggs died of heart failure at a hospital in Stanford, California on February 19, 2022, at the age of 71.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Metz, Cade (2022-02-28). "David Boggs, Co-Inventor of Ethernet, Dies at 71". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2022-03-01.
  2. "ACM Fellows Citation / David R Boggs". Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved April 6, 2011.
  3. The Economist (September 4, 2003). "Case History: Out of the Ether". Retrieved April 6, 2011.