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In Memoriam: Marconi Fellow Robert N. Hall

By Paula Reinman 1989 Marconi Fellow, Robert N. Hall, passed away on November 7, 2016, in Schenectady, NY.  Dr. Hall developed the semiconductor laser that is used in all CD and CD-ROM units, laser printers and most fiber-optic communications…
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Is GPS In Danger? Scientific Luminaries to Discuss Conflicts and Consequences

By Paula Reinman The spectrum and security of the technology we rely on for everything from directions to wildlife tracking is at risk MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, October 26, 2016 The Marconi Society, dedicated to furthering scientific achievements…
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Marconi Society Honors Four 2016 Young Scholars

By Paula Reinman Leading edge research will fulfill the promise of 5G and the Internet of Things MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, September 14, 2016 The Marconi Society, dedicated to furthering scientific achievements in communications and the internet…
Marconi Young Scholar Stefania Bartoletti
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Stefania Bartoletti To Receive Marconi Society Young Scholar Award

By Paula Reinman Marie-Skłodowska Curie Global Research Fellow, Studying at the University of Ferrara and MIT, Focuses on Location-Awareness MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, September 14, 2016 The Marconi Society, dedicated to furthering scientific…
Marconi Young Scholar Dinesh Bharadia
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Marconi Society Honors Dinesh Bharadia With Paul Baran Young Scholar Award

By Paula Reinman Making full duplex radios a reality MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, September 14, 2016 When he came to Stanford to pursue his MS and PhD a few years ago, Dinesh Bharadia, an Electrical Engineering graduate of IIT Kanpur, wanted…
Marconi Young Scholar George MacCartney, Jr.
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NYU’s George MacCartney, Jr. Honored With Marconi Society Young Scholar Award

By Paula Reinman Developing “foundational knowledge’ to change the future of wireless communications MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, September 14, 2016 The Marconi Society, dedicated to furthering scientific achievements in communications…
Junwen Zhang Marconi Young Scholar
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Junwen Zhang of Georgia Institute of Technology To Receive Marconi Society Young Scholar Award

By Paula Reinman Ground-breaking work will add speed and capacity to 5G wireless networks   MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, September 14, 2016 The Marconi Society, dedicated to furthering scientific achievements in communications and the…
Bradford Parkinson Marconi Prize 2016

Stanford Professor Bradford Parkinson, Father of GPS, to Receive the 2016 Marconi Prize

Mountain View, CA, May 16, 2016 Dr. Bradford Parkinson, a Stanford professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, will receive the 2016 Marconi Prize, a pinnacle honor in the field of information and communication science. The $100,000 prize,…