Entries by Hatti Hamlin

Sir Charles Kuen Kao: In Memoriam

It is with great sadness that we mourn the passing of Prof Sir Charles Kuen Kao, Nobel Prize laureate 2009 and Marconi Fellow 1985. Charles passed away on the morning of Sunday 23rd September. He had suffered from debilitating Alzheimer’s disease for many years and this had taken a toll on his once sharp mind. Charles […]

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Marconi Society Names Four 2018 Paul Baran Young Scholars

Innovative researchers are honored for game-changing work advancing wireless and optical networking and disruptive healthcare applications MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, September 11, 2018 The Marconi Society, dedicated to furthering scientific achievements in communications and the Internet, has named four 2018 Paul Baran Young Scholars, honoring them for their outstanding research and academic performance. The four will […]

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Di Che Honored with 2018 Marconi Society Young Scholar Award

University of Melbourne PhD’s breakthrough work on coherent optical short-reach communications cost-effectively transforms existing infrastructure to increase speed and reduce power consumption MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, September 11, 2018 The Marconi Society, dedicated to furthering scientific achievements in communications and the Internet, has selected Dr. Di Che to receive a 2018 Marconi Society Paul Baran Young […]

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Qurrat-Ul-Ain Nadeem Honored with 2018 Marconi Society Young Scholar Award

KAUST student’s work in FD-MIMO could more than double the average throughput performance of existing LTE systems MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, September 11, 2018 The Marconi Society, dedicated to furthering scientific achievements in communications and the Internet, will honor Qurrat-Ul-Ain Nadeem, a PhD candidate at King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST), with a 2018 […]

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Rajalakshmi Nandakumar Honored with 2018 Marconi Society Young Scholar Award

University of Washington Student’s Technology Uses Smart Phones to Solve Problems from Opioid Overdoses to Sleep Apnea MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, September 11, 2018 The Marconi Society, dedicated to furthering scientific achievements in communications and the Internet, will honor Rajalakshmi Nandakumar, a PhD candidate at the University of Washington’s Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science […]

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 and poster session 2:00 – 2:15 pm Introduction and Marconi Society overview Stefania Bartoletti, MSCA Fellow at University of Ferrara, […]

Strong History of Generosity Has Helped the Marconi Society Flourish

By Hatti Hamlin As the Marconi Society approaches its 44thAwards Ceremony this fall in Bologna, we want to honor the long history of generous donations that has sustained and grown our organization’s mission. The Marconi Society, originally called the Marconi International Federation Council, was first endowed with funds from our founder, Gioia Marconi Braga, and […]

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, […]