|Born||29 March 1955
|Alma mater||Keio University|
|Notable awards||Internet Hall of Fame
IEEE Internet Award
Jun Murai (村井 純 Murai Jun , born March 29, 1955 in Tokyo) is a Japanese computer scientist, known as "the father of Japan's Internet". A professor at Keio University, Murai is the founder of JUNET and founder of the WIDE Project. Murai graduated from Keio University in 1979 and received a Ph.D. from the same school in 1984.
On October 1, 2009, Murai became the Dean of the Faculty of Environment and Information Studies. Murai was awarded the 2011 IEEE Internet Award "For his leadership in the development and deployment of the global Internet, especially across the Asia-Pacific region.” Murai entered the Internet Hall of Fame in 2013.
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