Entries by Hatti Hamlin

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 Content Delivery Network (CDN) technology.  Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholars also receive their awards. If you didn’t receive […]

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.  Includes an introductory keynote from Dr. Leighton, plus panels on social media abuse, privacy challenges and regulatory issues, […]

Akamai Co-Founder Dr. Tom Leighton Wins 2018 Marconi Prize

Mountain View, CA, March 22, 2018 Pioneered Content Delivery Network Services Industry Dr. Frank Thomson “Tom” Leighton, who developed the algorithms now used to deliver trillions of content requests over the Internet every day, has been selected to receive the 2018 Marconi Prize. The award will be given at The Marconi Society’s annual Awards Dinner […]

Martin Hellman to Give Keynote Address at ACM

Marconi Fellow and Turing Award winner Martin Hellman will give the keynote address at ACM India’s Annual Event on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Persistent System limited, Nagpur, India. While public key cryptography is seen as revolutionary, after “The Evolution of Public Key Cryptography,” you might wonder why it took Whit Diffie, Ralph Merkle and […]

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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 in communications and the Internet, has named four 2017 Paul Baran Young Scholars, honoring them for their outstanding research and academic performance. The four […]

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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 achievements in communications and the Internet, will honor Wenhan Dai, a Ph.D. candidate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a 2017 Marconi Society Paul Baran Young […]

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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 and the Internet, will honor Negar Reiskarimian, a fourth-year PhD student at Columbia University, with a 2017 Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar Award […]

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Marconi Society Honors Shu Sun with The 2017 Paul Baran Young Scholar Award

NYU PhD student plays pivotal role in convincing regulators and industry that 5G millimeter wave communications are viable MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, September 12, 2017 The Marconi Society, dedicated to furthering scientific achievements in communications and the Internet, will honor Chinese researcher and NYU PhD candidate Shu Sun with the 2017 Paul Baran Young Scholar Award. […]

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Marconi Society Honors Ananda Theertha Suresh with The Paul Baran Young Scholar Award

Google Researcher and UC San Diego PhD Pushes the Boundaries of Machine Learning and Information Theory to Improve Algorithms in Ecology and Language Modeling MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, September 12, 2017 The Marconi Society, dedicated to furthering scientific achievements in communications and the Internet, will honor Google Research Scientist and UC San Diego PhD Ananda Theertha […]