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The Marconi Prize is an annual award recognizing achievements and advancements made in field of communications (radio, mobile, wireless, telecommunications, data communications, networks, and Internet). The prize is awarded by the Marconi Foundation. and it includes a $100,000 honorarium and a work of sculpture.

The Marconi Prize
Awarded forExceptional contributions to the field of communications for the benefit of mankind.
CountryUnited States
Presented byMarconi Foundation
First awarded1975 Edit this at Wikidata


Marconi FellowEdit

The Marconi Prize winners are also named as Marconi Fellows. The foundation and the prize are named after the honor of Guglielmo Marconi, a Nobel laureate and one of the pioneers of radio communications. Recipients of the Marconi Prize are also expected to pursue further creative work to advance the understanding and development of communications technology for the benefit of mankind.

List of Marconi Prize winnersEdit

Past winners of the Marconi Prize include Lawrence E. Page and Sergey Brin for the development of web search company Google, Tim Berners-Lee for his leadership and innovations in the World Wide Web, Nobel Laureate Charles K. Kao for developing fiber-optic communications, and Martin Hellman and Whitfield Diffie for their work in security - the Diffie–Hellman key exchange. The first award was given in 1975.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Indo American Professor A J Paulraj wins Marconi Prize 2014". IANS. Biharprabha News. Retrieved 22 January 2014.
  2. ^ [1]

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