Entries by Paula Reinman

Young Scholar Rajalakshmi Nandakumar: An App to Fight Opioid Overdoses

Listen to the entire episode on Science Friday. Segment Guest: Rajalakshmi Nandakumar – Rajalakshmi Nandakumar is a PhD candidate in the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. Last year, about 47,000 people in the United States died from an opioid overdose, including prescription and […]

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Artificial Intelligence and Information Theory

By Claude Berrou The best way to confound a researcher in artificial intelligence (AI) is to ask him or her to define the natural intelligence he/she is supposed to reproduce in electronic machines. Indeed, the criteria for intelligence are so numerous and confusing: aptitudes for analogy, creativity, written and oral communication, etc. There is one, […]

2018 Is a Wrap

2018 was a productive and successful year at the Marconi Society, thanks in large part to our outstanding Young Scholars, Fellows and friends. We continued our mission of inspiring innovations in the Internet and communications that benefit humankind and expanded our reach in some exciting ways. Here are some of my top highlights from the […]

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A Step Toward the Quantum Internet

By Paula Reinman and Joe Lukens For the past two years, Joe Lukens, Marconi Society Young Scholar and Research Scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been interested in frequency-based quantum information processing as an approach to making the quantum Internet a reality. By using ideas and models from the current Internet, Lukens believes that we […]

Indian Students Bag US Award for Developing Innovative App to Check Air Quality Index Levels

Original article from hindustantimes A team of Delhi-based engineering college students has won a competition by US’ prestigious Marconi Society for developing an innovative mobile application that estimates the quality of air in one’s neighbourhood by analysing the images taken by a smartphone camera. A team of Delhi-based engineering college students has won a competition […]

Delhi pollution: Indian students build air-quality measuring app Air Congnizer

Original Article from Financial Express Three students of Bharti Vidyapeeth College of Engineering in Delhi developed an Android app to measure the alarming pollution levels in the National Capital Region (NCR), the US-based Marconi Society, which awarded them with a prize, said on Monday. Three students of Bharti Vidyapeeth College of Engineering in Delhi developed […]

The Pink Wave in STEM – Starting in Middle School

Maya Ajmera, Henry Samueli, Jacqueline Prawira, Paula Golden Photo courtesy of Linda Doane/Society for Science & the Public When Henry Samueli was awarded the Marconi Prize 2012 for his pioneering advances that led to the explosive growth of the consumer broadband industry, he met with Paula Golden, President of the Broadcom Foundation, to discuss the best way […]

A Conceptual Basis for Managing Information on the Internet

In April, 2018, Marconi Fellow and Chairman, CEO and President of the Corporation for National Research Initiatives (CNRI),  Robert Kahn, delivered a speech at Purdue University focused on Digital Object Architecture. This blog post provides a short overview of the journey to the Digital Object Architecture (DOA). Further specifics and explanation are in the actual […]

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Sparking Young Minds to Solve Air Pollution and Traffic Fatality Problems

By Aakanksha Chowdhery The Celestini Program’s objective is to grow the next generation of networking and communications innovators in developing countries by empowering undergraduate students to create social and economic transformation in their communities through technology. The Marconi Society and our Young Scholars achieve this by selecting universities with promising telecommunications and engineering undergrads and providing […]

Middle School Student Develops Novel Solar Panel System; Wins $25,000 Top Award in the National Broadcom MASTERS Competition

Broadcom MASTERS Awards $100,000 in Prizes Inspiring and Rewarding the Nation’s Next Generation of Scientists, Engineers and Innovators Read the article on prnewswire.com… WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public today announced that Georgia Hutchinson, 13, Woodside, California, won the coveted $25,000 Samueli Foundation Prize, the top award […]