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Marconi Prize

The Marconi Prize is an annual award recognizing advancements in communications awarded by the Marconi Foundation. The Prize includes a $100,000 honorarium and a work of sculpture. The honorees are called Marconi Fellows. The foundation and the prize are named in honor of Guglielmo Marconi, a Nobel laureate and one of the pioneers of radio.

Past winners of the Marconi Prize include Lawrence E. Page and Sergey Brin for the development of Google, Tim Berners-Lee for the World Wide Web, Charles K. Kao for developing fiber-optic communications, and Martin Hellman and Whitfield Diffie for the Diffie-Hellman key exchange.

Marconi Prize winners:

See also

References

  1. ^ "Indo American Professor A J Paulraj wins Marconi Prize 2014". IANS. Biharprabha News. Retrieved 22 January 2014. 

External links

  • The Marconi Foundation website
  • Who Invented Radio?
  • Technology's top honors, awards and prizes, including the Marconi Prize
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