2015 Marconi Prize

Peter Kirsten Marconi Prize

Peter Kirstein Receives 2015 Marconi Prize

Tireless advocate who helped establish and expand the Internet in Europe

The 2015 Marconi Prize, considered the pinnacle honor in the field of communication and information science, was awarded to Professor Peter T. Kirstein, whose tireless advocacy and pioneering technical contributions to computer networking helped establish and expand the Internet in Europe and many other parts of the world. The $100,000 prize was presented to Kirstein at a ceremony at the Royal Society in London on Oct. 20, 2015.