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Vikram Iyer

UW ECE doctoral student Vikram Iyer receives 2020 Marconi Society Young Scholar Award

Original Article on UW Electrical & Computer Engineering On August 4, 2020, The Marconi Society recognized Vikram Iyer, a Ph.D. candidate in the University of Washington Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (UW ECE)…

Geek of the Week: UW’s Vikram Iyer uses small insects to tackle big wireless computing problems

Original article on GeekWire Some of Vikram Iyer’s biggest ideas come in the smallest packages. And those packages can even be attached to insects. A PhD student at the University of Washington, Iyer works in the Paul G. Allen School…

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…
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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…
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An App that Can Detect Distress Speech and Trigger SOS

Dinesh C Sharma New Delhi | Updated on October 21, 2019 Published on October 21, 2019 Link to original article. Just imagine a smartphone app that can ‘listen’ to distress calls and automatically trigger an alert to your home or…
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Marconi Society's Celestini Program Recognizes Indian Students Tackling Women's Safety & Air Pollution

Bangalore, Karnataka, New Delhi, Delhi, India  The Marconi Society, dedicated to celebrating, inspiring and connecting the innovators building tomorrow’s digitally inclusive world, has awarded top prizes to students in India who crafted…
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Women’s Safety and Air Pollution: Top Issues for Indian Undergrads

By Aakanksha Chowdhery We are proud to complete the third year of the Marconi Society’s Celestini Program in India.   The Celestini Program is a flagship effort in the Marconi Society’s mission to celebrate, inspire and connect…
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Physical Behavior Analysis – Estimating Crowds and Movements in GPS-Denied Environments

By Stefania Bartoletti It may feel like you are always on the grid and your location is constantly broadcast by some GPS device or another. In reality, we are often in environments, including buildings and parking lots, where GPS works poorly…
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Paul Baran Young Scholars Continue to Achieve Great Things

By Vint Cerf In 2008, we recognized the first Marconi Society Young Scholars and knew that we were on to something good.  By honoring and supporting young researchers who are creating innovative solutions to the biggest challenges in communications…