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Marconi Society Names Three 2019 Paul Baran Young Scholars

  Innovative researchers from around the world create breakthroughs to scale 5G networks and the Internet of Things San Francisco, CA, April 30, 2019 The Marconi Society, dedicated to furthering scientific achievements in communications…
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PhD Student Min-Yu Huang Recognized as a Marconi Society 2019 Paul Baran Young Scholar

Georgia Tech Student Develops New Architecture for Emerging Ultra-Reliable Low-Latency Communications SAN FRANCISCO, CA, April 30, 2019 - The Marconi Society, dedicated to furthering scientific achievements in communications and the Internet,…
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Dr. Vasuki Narasimha Swamy Recognized as a Marconi Society 2019 Paul Baran Young Scholar

UC Berkeley Student Designs Wireless Communications Framework to Support Internet of Things Applications SAN FRANCISCO, CA, April 30, 2019 - The Marconi Society, dedicated to furthering scientific achievements in communications and the Internet,…
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PhD Student Bichai Wang Recognized as a Marconi Society 2019 Paul Baran Young Scholar

Tsinghua University Student Improves Capacity and Efficiency of 5G Networks SAN FRANCISCO, CA, April 30, 2019 - The Marconi Society, dedicated to furthering scientific achievements in communications and the Internet, will honor Bichai Wang,…
Cryptographers Paul Kocher and Taher Elgamal Awarded The 2019 Marconi Prize

Cryptographers Paul Kocher and Taher Elgamal Awarded The 2019 Marconi Prize

Creation of SSL/TLS Made a Profound Impact on Secure Communications Systems Mountain View, CA, March 13, 2019 Paul Kocher and Taher Elgamal, whose work has had a profound impact on communication security, have been awarded the 2019 Marconi…

Marconi Society Blog

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Welcoming Our 2019 Marconi Fellows and Young Scholars

  By Vint Cerf Last week we hosted our 2019 Young Scholar Symposium and Awards Gala. I left as impressed as ever with the unique talent, technical expertise and commitment to social impact that we have in the Marconi Society. For…
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Networks to Support First Responders

By Vint Cerf One of my primary interests these days is understanding how to make the Internet accessible by, and useful for, those that rely on it for important functions, such as learning, economic opportunity and public safety. I’m…
Marconi Society 6G
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Wireless Communication and Applications Above 100 GHz: Opportunities and Challenges for 6G and Beyond

Testimony before the Federal Communications Commission, March, 2019 By Ted Rappaport We have never, in the history of the US, opened up spectrum above 95 gigahertz (GHz). Now the FCC is opening up new spectrum, which allows us to move…

A New Day for Cryptography: Enabling Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

Consensus 2018 (Whit's panel is the last session on Day 1) Marconi Fellows Whit Diffie and Marty Hellman have been widely recognized not only for their work on public key encryption, but for being the first civilians to make incredible advances…
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Storage Meets DNA: How to Fit a Data Center into a Shoebox

By Eitan Yaakobi When I tell people that I work on storage, it’s easy to explain why it’s important. Just think about all the things you want to store in your own personal life – your photos, movies, music, and e-mail. Then consider…

Marconi Society Events

2018 Marconi Young Scholar Symposium – Oct. 1, 2018, University of Bologna

The Future of Communications: Bringing Down Silos to Connect the Next Billion Presented by Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholars and University of Bologna UNIBO Accademia Della Scienze, Sala Ulisse Agenda 1:00 – 2:00 pm Lunch…

2018 Marconi Fellow Tom Leighton to be Honored in Bologna

October 2, 2018 – Bologna, Italy The 2018 Marconi Awards Dinner (Palazzo Re Enzo; by invitation only) will take place October 2nd. The event honors Professor F. Thomson Leighton, cofounder of Akamai Technologies, for his contributions to…

2018 Marconi Symposium, “Restoring Trust on the Internet”

October 2, 2018, 9 a.m. Honoring the 2018 Marconi Fellow, Akamai cofounder F. Thomson Leighton, the program explores how technology and regulation are addressing problems that have led to rising threats and diminishing trust on the Internet. …
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Marconi Fellows Andrew Viterbi and Jacob Ziv to Join Young Scholar Eitan Yaakobi at The Technion

Tuesday, April 24, Technion, Haifa, Israel Join Marconi Fellows Andrew Viterbi and Jacob Ziv, along with 2009 Young Scholar Eitan Yaakobi, for a special session at the Technion to discuss the future of communications. For an invitation,…

Marconi Fellows Arogyaswami Paulraj and Ronald Rivest to be Inducted Into the National Inventors Hall of Fame

Thursday, May 3, 2018, National Museum Building, Washington, DC Marconi Fellows Arogyaswami Paulraj and Ronald Rivest will join other Marconi Fellows, including Martin E. Hellman, Irwin Jacobs, Robert Metcalfe, Andrew Viterbi and others as…

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