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Progress or Empty Promises? Five Young Technologists Share Their Experience With the Gender Divide in Engineering

The research is clear: diversity in STEM has not improved equally across all fields. While biology and medicine have made strides in reaching gender parity, engineering and computer science programs continue to lag behind, leading to a continued…
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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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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…
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How Smart Surfaces Will Transform Our Wireless Future

By Qurrat-Ul-Ain Nadeem Pick up nearly any publication and you’ll see at least one story about how Fifth Generation (5G) networks will extend the scope of mobile communication services from interpersonal communication to smart inter-connections…
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Welcoming Our 2019 Marconi Fellows and Young Scholars

  By Vint Cerf Last week we hosted our 2019 Young Scholar Symposium and Awards Gala. I left as impressed as ever with the unique talent, technical expertise and commitment to social impact that we have in the Marconi Society. For…
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Marconi Society Names Three 2019 Paul Baran Young Scholars

  Innovative researchers from around the world create breakthroughs to scale 5G networks and the Internet of Things San Francisco, CA, April 30, 2019 The Marconi Society, dedicated to furthering scientific achievements in communications…
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PhD Student Min-Yu Huang Recognized as a Marconi Society 2019 Paul Baran Young Scholar

Georgia Tech Student Develops New Architecture for Emerging Ultra-Reliable Low-Latency Communications SAN FRANCISCO, CA, April 30, 2019 - The Marconi Society, dedicated to furthering scientific achievements in communications and the Internet,…