• The Marconi Society

    Supporting Scientific Achievements in Communications and the Internet that Significantly Benefit Mankind.

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  • 2015 Marconi Prize Winner

    Peter Kirstein, honored for his pioneering contributions to computer networking and leadership in bringing the Internet to Europe, was awarded the Marconi Prize in London.

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  • 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.


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Latest Marconi Event News

Marconi Technology and Entrepreneurship Symposium

Marconi Technology and Entrepreneurship Symposium

April 13, 2016, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Featuring a Student Poster Session and Talks From Startup Entrepreneurs The Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholars will be hosting a Technology and Entrepreneurship Symposium on April 13 in the LIDS…
Marconi Society Prize

2016 Marconi Awards Event

The 2016 Marconi Award Events will take place on November 1 and 2, 2016 in Palo Alto, California. Check back for updates.

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Marconi Award Nominations

Marconi Society Seeking 2017 Nominations

Marconi Society is Seeking Nominations for Its Two Awards Programs, the 2017 Marconi Prize and the 2016 Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar Awards • Mountain View, CA • The $100,000 Marconi Prize is awarded annually to a living scientist…
Marconi Symposium 2015

2015 Marconi Society Symposium

2015 Marconi Society Symposium to be Held in London: "Showcasing innovative technologies for the Internet of Things" Mountain View, California The event also features a poster session showcasing the exciting research being undertaken in London-area…

Latest Marconi Blog Posts


Practical Advice for Would-be Entrepreneurs at Young Scholar Event at MIT

Money is not a constraint to start-up growth, says Alok Tayi, the co-founder of TetraScience, an Internet-of-Things company founded to modernize research by bringing cloud software to the laboratory. He spoke last week at a symposium sponsored…
Ron Rivest

Marconi Fellow Ron Rivest Is Worried About Internet Voting

MIT Professor Ron Rivest, credited with the development of the encryption that allows secure transactions over the Internet, ought to know a thing or two about security. So when he says he is worried about moving toward Internet voting, people…

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