Without this invention, the Internet would really have struggled to happen! He wrote a lot of papers which described his ideas, in particular an architecture for "a large-scale, distributed, survivable communications network."
He is soon to visit the White House to be honoured for his contribution to the Internet.
He says: ""When it comes to things like science it doesn't make a damn bit of difference where the idea comes from, whether it comes from a person in India or here, as long as we all share it."
Spoken like a true scientist.
Read more at Physorg.