Awards & Winners

Robert Metcalfe

Date of Birth 07-April-1946
Place of Birth Brooklyn
(United States of America, New York City, New York, New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Bob Metcalfe, Robert Melancton Metcalfe, Robert M Metcalfe
Profession Entrepreneur, Electrical engineer, Engineer, Businessperson, Computer Scientist
Robert Melancton "Bob" Metcalfe is an electrical engineer from the United States who co-invented Ethernet, founded 3Com and formulated Metcalfe's Law. As of January 2006, he is a general partner of Polaris Venture Partners. Starting in January 2011, he holds the position of Professor of Electrical Engineering and Director of Innovation at The University of Texas at Austin.

Awards by Robert Metcalfe

Check all the awards nominated and won by Robert Metcalfe.


National Medal of Technology and Innovation
(For leadership in the invention, standardization, and commercialization of the Ethernet.)


IEEE Medal of Honor
(for exemplary and sustained leadership in the development, standardization, and commercialization of Ethernet")