Eric Bina

Eric Bina (* October 1964 ) is an American programmer, known as the developer of the Mosaic browser with Marc Andreessen.

Bina studied computer science at the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign ( UIUC ) with a bachelor's degree in 1986 and a master's degree in 1988. 1991, he was a programmer at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications ( NCSA ), where he in December 1992 with Andreessen (then still a student ) with the programming of a web browser began with a prototype, which was completed in March 1993 and was posted from both the internet. The original Unix version was quickly followed by those for the PC and the Mac. Andreessen founded with Bina and others 1994 Netscape Communications, which took over the marketing and further development of the Mosaic successor Netscape. Bina later divorced from from Netscape and lived in Urbana (Illinois ) and later in Singapore.

In 1997 he received the W. Wallace with Andreessen McDowell Award from the IEEE. 1995 both received ( with Tim Berners -Lee, Robert Cailliau ) the ACM Software System Award, and in 2010 they were incorporated into the University of Illinois Engineering Hall of Fame in 1994 and the World Wide Web Hall of Fame.

Bina is married to a professor of computer science at UIUC Marianne and Winslet has a daughter.