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    Why the action for smart cities is at the edge of the network.

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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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  • 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.


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.

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

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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

Marconi Fellows Vint Cerf and Bob Kahn Receive 2018 Franklin Institute Awards

The Franklin Institute is pleased to announce The Franklin Institute Awards Class of 2018! We hope you will join us in congratulating our newest laureates for their remarkable achievements during The Franklin Institute Awards Week, scheduled…

Notable Israelis, Including Marconi Fellow Jacob Ziv, Honored at EMET Prize Gala

From The Jerusalem Post By Noa Amouyal The EMET Prize pays homage to excellence in Israel across a variety of fields, and the honorees share a $1 million award given by the AMN Foundation. A robust democracy must protect all forms…

Life After the Army: How OMSCS Helped One Soldier Achieve His Dreams

Georgia Tech College of Computing Nov. 10, 2017 In 2015, the College of Computing produced a story highlighting active-duty service members of the U.S. Army who also happened to be current students in the online Master of Science in Computer…

Q&A With Thomas Kailath: Recipient of the Marconi Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award

The Stanford professor emeritus discusses his contributions to information and system science By MONICA ROZENFELD 27 October 2017 from the Institute, the IEEE News Source The Marconi Society, which promotes awareness of key technology and…
2017 Young Scholar Ananda Theertha Suresh

Marconi Society Young Scholar Award for Bengaluru-born Google Geek

Original Article From Business Standard Bengaluru-born 28-year-old Google research scientist Ananda Theertha Suresh in New York has won the Paul Baran Young Scholar award for 2017, the US-based Marconi Society said on Tuesday. "Suresh…

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The Beautiful Mind of Neural Networks

A “second-best” technology moves to the center of our lives By Robert W. Lucky I was telling someone how intelligent my dog was. He shrugged dismissively and said, “Dogs are just really good pattern detectors.” Afterward,…

Building Tomorrow’s Wireless World

2018 is already shaping up to be the year of wireless. 5G is all the rage, from skepticism about the economic viability of scale deployment to the inevitable technology showcase at the Pyeongchang Olympics in February. As a key component…
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The Smart City Edge

By Paula Reinman Co-authored by Dr. Aakanksha Chowdhery Smart cities are all the rage.  From Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs turning Toronto’s eastern waterside into a smart neighborhood pilot to Barcelona’s superblock by superblock plan,…

Two Young Scholars Honored on Forbes 30 Under 30 List

For many of our Young Scholars, being honored by the Marconi Society is the beginning of many other recognitions.  We are proud that this year’s list of Forbes 30 under 30 in Science includes two Young Scholars:  2016 Young Scholar Dinesh…

From the Marconi Symposium: A New Imaging Paradigm for the Age of Visual Information

By Paula Reinman In early October, the Marconi Society honored Marconi Prize winner Arun Netravali with a Symposium focused on digital video, hosted by Nokia Bell Labs. Shree Nayar, The T. C. Chang Professor of Computer Science at…

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