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October 20, 2015 Awards Dinner and Events

Honoring 2015 Marconi Prize winner and the Paul Baran Young Scholars. By invitation only.

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2015 Marconi Society Symposium: "The Future Infrastructure of the Internet of Things"

Please join us October 20th at the Royal Society in London for the Symposium..

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2016 Young Scholars

The Marconi Society has selected researchers from Stanford, Purdue and University of Texas for the Paul Baran Prize. Read more. . . .

Flanagan Bell Labs1992 Marconi Fellow James L. Flanagan died August 25 at home, one day short of his 90th birthday. Dr. Flanagan was a legend at Bell Labs, where he contributed to the development of signal coding algorithms used in telecommunications, voicemail systems  and techniques for automatic  speech synthesis and recognition. 

He also invented autodirective microphone arrays for use in teleconferencing and pioneered the use of computers for acoustic signal processing.  When he left Bell Labs after 33 years, he served Rutgers University for 15 years as Vice President for Research, retiring in 2005 as Professor Emeritus.

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Zvi GalilMarconi Board member Zvi Galil, Dean and Professor of Computing at Georgia Tech’s College of Computing, has been at the forefront of promoting online degree programs at his prestigious school.  Now, even President Obama has taken notice.  In a speech at Georgia Tech recently, the President gave a speech on accessibility and affordability in higher education, and specifically called out the institution’s Online Master of Science in Computer Science, pointing out it is “just a fraction of the price of an in-classroom program.”  

Galil writes

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