Entries by Paula Reinman


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 Columbia University and head of Columbia Vision Laboratory (CAVE) which develops advanced computer vision systems, spoke about […]


The Lure of a Fully Decentralized Internet

By Robert W. Lucky. From the IEEE Spectrum. There are pros and cons, but let’s be honest—decentralized technologies are just more fun In the most recent season of the TV comedy “Silicon Valley,” lead character Richard Hendricks is obsessed with trying to create his dream vision of a decentralized Internet. This theme did not go […]


On the Simulation of Everything

By Vinton G. Cerf Originally published by the IEEE Computer Society. I recently visited Singapore, where I met with a team from the Eidgenössiche Technische Hochschule (ETH) Zurich in Switzerland. The team is working on a detailed simulation of the entire city-state of Singapore, down to individual models of stereotypic residents. This work is being […]


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 has been selected for this year’s Young Scholar award for creating technology that makes search faster and easier even on low-end […]


Indian Researcher Ananda Suresh Makes Big Breakthrough, Develops Tech That Makes Search Fast on Low-end Mobiles

Original Article From Financial Express Imagine an Indian user with a basic feature phone, doing an internet search with a slow net connection. Imagine an Indian user with a basic feature phone, doing an internet search with a slow net connection. The phone sends all the information about the search to a distant server, which sends […]


Negar Reiskarimian Earns Marconi Society Young Scholar Award

Original Article From Columbia Engineering Doing the impossible? That’s par for the course for Negar Reiskarimian, a PhD candidate at Columbia Engineering. With advisor Harish Krishnaswamy, associate professor of electrical engineering, Reiskarimian has developed novel integrated circuits for “full-duplex” wireless. These circuits allow transmitters and receivers to function at the same time on the same […]

Indian Scientist Wins Marconi Lifetime Prize

By The Times of India Kailath Honoured For Tech Work Over 60 Yrs Thomas Kailath, who grew up in Pune and is now an emeritus professor at Stanford, has been conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award by the US-based Marconi Society .This is only the sixth time the lifetime award has been given by the prestigious […]

Two Scientists of Indian Origin to Receive Prestigious American Science Awards

By News India The Marconi Society, an American organization dedicated to furthering scientific achievements in communications and the Internet, has bestowed its  Lifetime Achievement Award on Stanford Professor Thomas Kailath. This is only the sixth time in the Society’s 43-year history that the award has been given. Kailath will receive his award at the annual […]