Paul Baran Young Scholar Award Nominations Deadline to Submit

MAY 15, 2020

The Marconi Prize celebrates the innovators who create information and communications technology supporting digital inclusion.

Paul Baran Young Scholars are outstanding young scientists with exceptional capabilities and potential to build tomorrow’s digitally inclusive world.

The Celestini Program leverages the power of the Marconi Society to empower students from around the world to build tomorrow’s technologies to connect the next billion.

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Marconi Fellow Brad Parkinson Covers Past, Present, Future of GPS in Online Video

Link to original article. “I’ve been a revolutionist for 47 years,” Brad Parkinson began a recent invited lecture at Google, “with this stealthy revolution. GPS is indeed a stealthy revolution.” In his lecture “GPS and Humanity”…

Young Scholar Dinesh Bharadia Designs New Chip For Ultra-Low Power Wi-Fi Connectivity

Link to original article. More portable, fully wireless smart home setups. Lower power wearables. Batteryless smart devices. These could all be made possible thanks to a new ultra-low power Wi-Fi radio developed by electrical engineers…

In Memoriam Peter T. Kirstein: 1933-2020

Link to original article by Lawrence M. Fisher from ACM News. Peter T. Kirstein, a British computer scientist whose advocacy and technical contributions to computer networking helped establish and expand the Internet in Europe and other parts…

Marconi Society Blog


How to Change a Career

  By Joseph Kakande, 2011 Marconi Society Young Scholar We are 41 strong and come from every continent except Antarctica. We studied at universities ranging from Telecomm ParisTech to The Technion to King Abdullah University…
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The Fourth Use Case for 5G: Internet for All

By Qurrat-Ul-Ain Nadeem Internet Penetration Today By the end of 2018, there were nearly 4 billion people without Internet connectivity in the world. Primarily at the bottom of the world's economic pyramid, almost 75% of this unconnected population…

Francesco Paresce, 1940-2019

It is with profound grief that we announce the sudden death of Francesco Paresce in Rome on the 20th of December. An astrophysicist and inventor in his own right, Francesco Paresce was the son of Guglielmo Marconi's eldest daughter, Degna…

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