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Lucent Scientist Wins National Technology Medal

Photonics.com
Jun 2002
WASHINGTON, June 13 -- Arun Netravali, Lucent Technologies' chief scientist and former president of Bell Labs, received the National Medal of Technology from President George W. Bush in a ceremony at the White House. The National Medal of Technology is the highest honor awarded by the President of the United States for technological innovation.

Netravali was cited for his "pioneering contributions that transformed TV from analog to digital, enabling numerous integrated circuits, systems and services in broadcast TV, CATV, DBS, HDTV and multimedia over the Internet; and for technical expertise and leadership, which have kept Bell Labs at the forefront in communications technology."



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