Entries by Paula Reinman


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 of Science and Technology to Stanford to KAIST. We have all had the good fortune to have had a professor, advisor […]

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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 is based in 20 countries and is concentrated in rural, low-income and low-literacy areas with annual per capita income […]

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 Marconi Paresce. Born in London, he received his undergraduate degree in Physics in Rome, followed by […]


20/20 Vision for a Successful 2020

Warm greetings for a very happy new year! By Samantha Schartman-Cycyk I am Samantha Schartman and I am thrilled to introduce myself as the Marconi Society’s new Executive Director. I cannot think of a better time to lead the Marconi Society as we start a new year, a new decade and a new mission. The […]


Marconi Fellow, Len Kleinrock, Elected to National Academy of Inventors

Four professors from the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering have been elected as fellows of the National Academy of Inventors. The organization announced its 2019 class of 168 fellows today. According to the academy, the honor recognizes inventors at academic institutions who have “demonstrated a spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have […]

Nominations for the 45th Marconi Prize Are Open

By John Cioffi What do legendary innovators like Sir Charles Kuen Kao, Vint Cerf, Paul Baran and Sir Arthur C. Clark have in common? Not only have they changed the lives of billions of people – they have been recognized with the Marconi Prize for doing so. In 2020, we will award the 45thannual Marconi Prize. […]

Sidor Clare, Age 14, Wins the Marconi / Samueli Award for Innovation

Link to original article. Girls Shine in Broadcom MASTERS, Winning Top Five Awards WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public today announced that Alaina Gassler, 14, of West Grove, Pennsylvania, won the coveted $25,000 Samueli Foundation Prize, the top award in the Broadcom MASTERS®, the nation’s premier science and engineering competition […]