The Arne Jensen Lifetime Award has been created in memory of Arne Jensen, Founder of the International Teletraffic Congress (ITC) and Chair of the International Advisory Council (IAC) from its inception in 1955 until 1991. The Award is presented at ITCs to an individual who has provided exceptional contribution to traffic modeling, control and performance, and dedication to the teletraffic community.
The International Advisory Council (IAC) of the International Teletraffic Congress (ITC) is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2018 Arne Jensen Lifetime Award is Dr. Luigi Fratta. He will give a talk in the ITC 30 Award Session on Wednesday, 5 Sep 2018.
“All Around Internet: Past, Present and Future”
Luigi Fratta received the Doctorate in Electrical Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy, in 1966.
From 1967 to 1970 he worked at the Laboratory of Electrical Communications, Politecnico di Milano. As a Research Assistant at the Department of Computer Science, University of California, Los Angeles, he participated in data network design under the ARPA project from 1970 to 1971. From November 1975 to September 1976 he was at the Computer Science Department of the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, working on modeling analysis and optimization techniques for teleprocessing systems. In 1979 he was a Visiting Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Hawaii. In the summer of 1981 he was at the Computer Science Department, IBM Research Center, San Jos, CA, working on local area networks. During the summers of 1983, 1989 and 1992 he was with the Research in Distributed Processing Group, Department of Computer Science, U.C.L.A., working on fiber optic local area networks. During the summer of 1986 he was with Bell Communication Research working on metropolitan area networks. In 1994 he has been Visiting Scientist at NEC Network Research Lab, Japan. From 1980 to 2012 he has been Full Professor at the Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione of the Politecnico di Milano. His current research interests include computer communication networks, packet switching networks, multiple access systems, modeling and performance evaluation of communication systems, local area networks, wireless cellular systems and integrated services over IP networks.
Dr. Fratta is Life Fellow of IEEE.