October 2nd, Washington D.C.
Marconi Symposium and Awards,
July 16 Bob Lucky, Joseph Kakande & Chris DiBona Creating Centers of Excellence. The Fourth Marconi Expertise Webinar Register here. (No charge)
How can we create great centers for productive research? Experts share their experiences.
Marconi Fellow Bob Lucky led major research efforts at Bell Labs, many in communications and two that led to Nobel Prizes. His discovery of the adaptive equalizer in 1964 quadrupled the speed of modems. Chris DiBona is an internationally known advocate of open source software and Director of Open Source at Google. The Open Source community has developed the most important tools for the Internet and today’s major data centers.
Congratulations to our 2014 Marconi Prize Winner Arogyaswami Paulraj, who has received a Lifetime Achievement Award by prestigious India Abroad. An interesting profile here
Stanford Professor A.J. Paulraj Wins the 2014 Marconi Prize
Honored for his pioneering contributions to developing the theory and applications of MIMO antennas
Palo Alto, CA, January 21, 2014—Professor (Emeritus) Arogyaswami Joseph Paulraj, Stanford University, has been awarded the prestigious 2014 Marconi Society Prize. His idea for using multiple antennas at both the transmitting and receiving stations - which is at the heart of the current high speed WiFi and 4G mobile systems – has revolutionized high speed wireless delivery of multimedia services for billions of people. More…
James Lee Massey (1934-2013)
James Lee Massey, the 1999 Marconi Fellow honored for his significant advances in cryptography and related coding problems as well as his teaching and mentoring of a generation of scientists and technologists, died June 16th, 2013, in Copenhagen. More…
2013 Marconi Prize Goes To Cellphone Pioneer
Forty years to the day after he helped launch the age of portable mobile telecommunications, the Marconi Society has announced that Martin Cooper is the recipient of the 2013 Marconi Prize, considered the pinnacle honor in the field of communication and information science. More…