• 2017 Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholars

    Meet our innovative young researchers.

  • 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

    Thomas Kailath, honored for his transformative contributions to information and system science and his sustained mentoring and development of new generations of scientists, will receive the award at a ceremony in Summit, New Jersey on October 3, 2017.

  • From Blockchain to Bitcoin to UN Sustainability Goals

    Young Scholar and CTO Security for IBM Blockchain Solutions, Salman Baset, talks about new commerce applications.

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  • 2017 Marconi Prize Winner

    Arun Netravali, honored for his pioneering work in video technology, receives the Marconi Prize at a ceremony at Nokia Bell Labs on October 3, 2017.

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    Arun Netravali Marconi Prize 2017

2017 Marconi Symposium and Awards Gala

Invitations have gone out for October 3, 2017 Symposium and Awards gala, honoring Arun Netravali, 2017 Marconi Fellow, Thomas Kailath, Marconi Lifetime Achievement Award, and our 2017 Paul Baran Young Scholars.

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

Marty and Dorothie Hellman will Give Ted Talk

Marty and Dorothie Hellman will give a TED talk on Saturday 6/10 in Tysons Corner, VA.  Hellman is a Marconi Fellow and co-winner of the 2015 Turing Award.

Visit Us at the National Inventor’s Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

The 45th Annual Induction Ceremony The Greatest Celebration of American Innovation is an annual black-tie event hosted in partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and many other sponsoring organizations. Here we honor and…

The 4th Annual Brooklyn 5G Summit

Fourth Annual Brooklyn 5G Summit, April 19 – 21, 2017. Join global industry leaders and some of the most influential researchers in wireless via live streaming at the April 19-21 to explore the next generation of wireless, 5G. The fourth…

Marconi Society News

Steve Crocker

Marconi Society Chair Vint Cerf's Take on Steve Crocker's Tenure at ICANN

From Net Policy News Term limited. Steve writes, We have term limits for directors, no more than three consecutive three year terms.  I have reached my limit and am leaving the Board. The Board’s chair is chosen each year by the Board.…
Thomas Kailath

Indian Scientist Wins Marconi Lifetime Prize

By The Times of India Kailath Honoured For Tech Work Over 60 Yrs Thomas Kailath, who grew up in Pune and is now an emeritus professor at Stanford, has been conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award by the US-based Marconi Society .This is only…
2007 Paul Baran Young Scholars

Marconi Society Names Four 2017 Paul Baran Young Scholars

Cutting edge researchers drive significant advances in machine learning, wireless communications, and network localization and navigation MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, September 12, 2017 – The Marconi Society, dedicated to furthering scientific achievements…
Wenhan Dai 2017 Marconi Young Scholar

Marconi Society Honors Wenhan Dai with The 2017 Marconi Society Young Scholar Award

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Ph.D. candidate developed efficient localization and navigation networks exploiting spatiotemporal cooperation MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, September 12, 2017 The Marconi Society, dedicated to furthering scientific…
Negar Reiskarimian

Negar Reiskarimian Honored with the 2017 Marconi Society Young Scholar Award

Iranian native used 60-year-old technology to break Lorentz Reciprocity and enable new high-speed wireless applications MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, September 12, 2017 The Marconi Society, dedicated to furthering scientific achievements in communications…

Marconi Society Blog


Six Ways Bright Young Researchers Will Make Your Life Better

By Paula Reinman Each year, the Marconi Society is honored to present the Paul Baran Young Scholar award to a small number of promising young researchers who exhibit the exceptional intellectual, creative and entrepreneurial capabilities…

How to Create Tomorrow’s Leaders: Educate Locally to Enrich Globally

By Paula Reinman Coauthored by Himanshu Asnani Can you take two seemingly unrelated problems with our current education model and create a new learning approach to address both of them while inspiring society’s next generation of…

5G For All: Busting Myths With Measurement

By Paula Reinman Co-authored by George MacCartney, Jr. Are you waiting impatiently to get that amazing virtual reality experience in your living room, or chomping at the bit to have high-speed internet at your rural farm, or planning to…
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Securing Blockchain and The Applications of the Future

By Paula Reinman Coauthored by Salman Baset From the first work conducted by Stuart Haber and W. Scott Stornetta in 1991 to its entry into the popular lexicon in 2014, blockchain has grown into a young distributed database technology…

Trustworthiness and Truthfulness Are Essential

Their Absence Can Introduce Huge Risks By Peter G. Neumann Trustworthiness is fundamental to our technologies and to our human relationships. Over-trusting something that is not trustworthy often leads to bad results. Not trusting something…

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