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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…

Young Scholar Rajalakshmi Nandakumar: An App to Fight Opioid Overdoses

Listen to the entire episode on Science Friday. Segment Guest: Rajalakshmi Nandakumar – Rajalakshmi Nandakumar is a PhD candidate in the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington in Seattle,…
Air Quality Index

Indian Students Bag US Award for Developing Innovative App to Check Air Quality Index Levels

Original article from hindustantimes A team of Delhi-based engineering college students has won a competition by US’ prestigious Marconi Society for developing an innovative mobile application that estimates the quality of air in one’s…
Dehli Pollution

Delhi pollution: Indian students build air-quality measuring app Air Congnizer

Original Article from Financial Express Three students of Bharti Vidyapeeth College of Engineering in Delhi developed an Android app to measure the alarming pollution levels in the National Capital Region (NCR), the US-based Marconi Society,…

Middle School Student Develops Novel Solar Panel System; Wins $25,000 Top Award in the National Broadcom MASTERS Competition

Broadcom MASTERS Awards $100,000 in Prizes Inspiring and Rewarding the Nation's Next Generation of Scientists, Engineers and Innovators Read the article on prnewswire.com… WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Broadcom Foundation…

Marconi Society Blog


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

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…

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…

Happy 30th Anniversary, GPS and Thank You, Brad Parkinson

By Vint Cerf It’s difficult to believe that the first GPS II satellites were launched 30 years ago this month. Personally, I can barely remember a time when GPS was not making nearly every part of my life easier. Not to mention Bob…

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. …

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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