Entries by John Verducci

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Get Curious, Not Furious

By Martin E. Hellman Co-authored by Paula Reinman Saving Personal Relationships and The World What do nuclear disarmament, the dark web and good marriages have in common? To find out, just ask Marty Hellman, Marconi Fellow, Turing Award winner and co-inventor of public key cryptography. Much of the connected world that we know and love […]

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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 will honor four 2016 Paul Baran Young Scholars for their outstanding research and innovations in networking. The awards will be […]

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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 achievements in communications and the Internet, will honor Italian researcher Stefania Bartoletti, Ph.D., with the 2016 Paul Baran Young Scholar Award. The 27-year-old researcher […]

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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 and the internet, will honor George MacCartney, Jr., a Ph.D. candidate at New York University (NYU), with the 2016 Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar Award. The […]

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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 internet, will honor Junwen Zhang, a post-doctoral research fellow at the Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, with the […]

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Quantum Communications: Using the Laws of Physics to Find the Holy Grail of Security

By Joe Lukens Co-authored by Paula Reinman Innovators often see opportunities where others see problems. Take the matter of light: intuition about classical physics does not hold true when it comes to light. Light comes in particles called photons, which lack even the simplest common-sense properties, such as specific location. They are difficult to isolate […]

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Beyond the Mapping Frenzy: Driverless Cars Will Depend on Highly Accurate GPS

By Paula Reinman By Ken Pesyna Co-authored by Paula Reinman The current money in the driverless car market is on mapping. Maps will play a key role in helping automated vehicles determine their exact location by comparing their sensor outputs (what they see) to this mapping data (what they should expect to see). With Uber spending […]

Marconi – SCNPT Symposium on Advances in Communications

November 2, 2016 Kavli & Panofsky Auditoriums, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) (invitation only) This year’s Marconi Symposium, honoring Stanford Emeritus Professor Brad Parkinson, is jointly presented with Stanford’s Center for Navigation, Position and Time (SCNPT). The invitation-only event includes dozens of presentations, and features individual talks by Marconi Fellows Irwin Jacobs, David Payne, John […]