Welcome

My personal website is organized into four main areas About with biographical and resume related information; People highlighting some of those who have influenced my ideas and views; Interests, and Publications.

There are archives of material of historical interest related to Internet peering including the establishment of the world’s first Internet traffic exchange point for commercial service providers – the Commercial Internet eXchange (CIX). Also there is a documentary record of the transition of the NSFNET and the setting up of NSF Network Access Points (NAP). This record is comprised largely of my personal documentary materials gathered as the NSF Principal Investigator for the New York NAP. The Cisco 7500 router that was the mainstay of the CIX from 1991 – 2001 was acquired by the Smithsonian Institution Museum of American History, Washington, DC.

International security studies at King’s College and at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), London, were followed by my Ford Foundation Fellowship at Stanford University and subsequently at Harvard. I met Sidney Drell at Oxford during my tenure as a Research Associate at the IISS. I’m profoundly grateful for his kindness and thoughtful guidance of my work that was eventually published as Adelphi Paper 165 in 1981.

There are photographic and documentary materials related to the reconstruction of the original Watson Crick double helix model of DNA that is on display at the Science Museum, London, England. There is an archive of material gathered interviewing Linus Pauling and others about Pauling’s contribution to molecular biology and on his campaigning against atmospheric nuclear weapons tests. Other model building that I undertook while at King’s College including a Turnip Yellow Mosaic virus model described by Donald Casper and Aaron Klug. I have included some material from the model building for Keith Critchlow following Buckminster Fuller at the Architectural Association School and the period of writing and research associated with marine and undersea architecture published in Architectural Design and later in Living Underwater also reviewed by Peter Raisbeck, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.

This site has open and member restricted folders. For access to the archive folders contact: info@farooqhussain.org

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