• Marconi Society Chair

    Internet Pioneer Vint Cerf to Chair Marconi Society

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  • Marconi Society Young Scholars

    Celestini Project Helps Pregnant Women in Uganda

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  • 2016 Young Scholars

    The Marconi Society Names Four as the 2016 Young Scholars

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  • 2016 Marconi Prize Winner

    Bradford Parkinson, honored for his technical leadership in the design and development of the Global Positioning System, will receive the award at a ceremony in Mountain View, California, on November 2, 2016.

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    Bradford Parkinson Marconi Prize 2016
  • Young Scholars Program

    The Paul Baran Young Scholars is a community of young scientists advancing the frontiers of telecommunications in emerging fields that are likely to be in the forefront of future applications.

  • Marconi Fellows

    Recipients of the Marconi Prize, designated Marconi Fellows, have contributed significantly to virtually every aspect of modern communications technology.


Upcoming Events

Sharing events covering key technology and policy issues in communications and the Internet.

Paul Baran Young Scholar Award

Recognizing outstanding young scientists and engineers who have demonstrated exceptional capabilities and potential.

Marconi Prize

Honoring individuals who have made a significant contribution to the advancement of communications.

Marconi Society Events

Brad Parkinson

Marconi - SCNPT Symposium on Advances in Communications

November 2, 2016 Kavli & Panofsky Auditoriums, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) (invitation only) This year’s Marconi Symposium, honoring Stanford Emeritus Professor Brad Parkinson, is jointly presented with Stanford’s…
2016 Marconi Society Young Scholars

Marconi Awards Gala

November 2, 2016 Computer History Museum (invitation only) Stanford Professor Emeritus Brad Parkinson, “father of GPS,” will receive the 2016 Marconi Prize in a ceremony at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA. The…

Marconi Society News

Vint Cerf, Marconi Society

Vinton G. Cerf to Lead Marconi Society

Internet pioneer to carry on Marconi’s legacy by recognizing major technology contributors, continuing support for promising researchers and promoting sustainable technology MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, November 17, 2016 The Marconi Society,…
Marconi Society

Is GPS In Danger? Scientific Luminaries to Discuss Conflicts and Consequences

The spectrum and security of the technology we rely on for everything from directions to wildlife tracking is at risk MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, October 26, 2016 The Marconi Society, dedicated to furthering scientific achievements in communications…
2016 Marconi Young Scholars

Marconi Society Honors Four 2016 Young Scholars

Leading edge research will fulfill the promise of 5G and the Internet of Things MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, September 14, 2016 The Marconi Society, dedicated to furthering scientific achievements in communications and the internet will honor four…
Marconi Young Scholar Stefania Bartoletti

Stefania Bartoletti To Receive Marconi Society Young Scholar Award

Marie-Skłodowska Curie Global Research Fellow, Studying at the University of Ferrara and MIT, Focuses on Location-Awareness MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, September 14, 2016 The Marconi Society, dedicated to furthering scientific achievements in…
Marconi Young Scholar Dinesh Bharadia

Marconi Society Honors Dinesh Bharadia With Paul Baran Young Scholar Award

Making full duplex radios a reality MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, September 14, 2016 When he came to Stanford to pursue his MS and PhD a few years ago, Dinesh Bharadia, an Electrical Engineering graduate of IIT Kanpur, wanted to solve “an interesting,…

Marconi Society Blog


Young Scholars Give Back: The Celestini Project

The Marconi Society exists to support scientific achievements in communications and the Internet that significantly benefit mankind. We are extremely proud of our Young Scholars for taking this mission to heart and creating the Celestini…

Get Curious, Not Furious

Saving Personal Relationships and The World What do nuclear disarmament, the dark web and good marriages have in common? To find out, just ask Marty Hellman, Marconi Fellow, Turing Award winner and co-inventor of public key cryptography. Much…

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