Henning Schulzrinne

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Henning Schulzrinne
SIPNOC 2012 - FCC CTO Henning Schulzrinne (7838924022).jpg
Schulzrinne at the SIPNOC 2012.
Born Cologne, Germany
Nationality German
Fields Computer science
Internet multimedia
Institutions Columbia University
AT&T Bell Laboratories
Alma mater German TU Darmstadt (BA)
University of Cincinnati (MS)
University of Massachusetts Amherst (PhD)
Known for Voice over IP
Session Initiation Protocol
Notable awards ACM Fellow (2014)
Internet Hall of Fame Innovators (2013) [1]
Website
www.cs.columbia.edu/~hgs/

Henning Schulzrinne is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the United States Federal Communications Commission, having been appointed to that role on December 19, 2011.[2] Previously he was chair and Julian Clarence Levi Professor of the Computer Science department at Columbia University. He is a co-chair of the Internet Technical Committee of the IEEE Communications Society.

Schulzrinne studied at the German TU Darmstadt in Darmstadt, where he earned his Vordiplom (cf. Diplom), then went on to earn his M.Sc. at the University of Cincinnati and his Ph.D. at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. From 1994 to 1996 he worked in Berlin at the Forschungs-Institut für Offene Kommunikationssysteme (GMD FOKUS), an institute of the now-defunct Gesellschaft für Mathematik und Datenverarbeitung (GMD) and now part of the Fraunhofer Society as Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems. Schulzrinne is an editor of the Journal of Communications and Networks.

Schulzrinne co-designed the Session Initiation Protocol along with Mark Handley, the Real Time Streaming Protocol, the Real-time Transport Protocol, the General Internet Signaling Transport Protocol,[3] part of the Next Steps in Signaling protocol suite.[4]

He was elected to ACM Fellow (2014) for contributions to the design of protocols, applications, and algorithms for Internet multimedia. [5]

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  1. ^ INTERNET HALL of FAME INNOVATOR Henning Schulzrinne 2013
  2. ^ FCC (December 19, 2011). "FCC Names Henning Schulzrinne Chief Technology Officer". FCC news release. Retrieved June 27, 2013. 
  3. ^ Kurose, James F.; Ross, Keith W. (2008). "Multimedia Networking". In Addison-Wesley, Pearson Education, Inc. Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach (4 ed.). pp. 702–704. 
  4. ^ Henning Schulzrinne, R. Hancock (October 2010). "General Internet Signalling Transport". RFC 5971. IETF. Retrieved October 12, 2011. 
  5. ^ HENNING SCHULZRINNE ACM Fellows 2014

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