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Marconi Prize Winners List

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List of Marconi Prize winners from every year the award has been given out. All Marconi Prize winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Marconi Prize award are listed along with photos for every Marconi Prize winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Marconi Prize award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Marconi Prize are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Marconi Prize winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Marconi Prize winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Marconi Prize winners of all time. Anybody who won the Marconi Prize usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Marconi Prize-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Marconi Prize, so most of the famous Marconi Prize winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Marconi Prize?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. Use this list to make one just like it, then re-rank it to fit your opinion. Items on this list include Eric Ash and Robert G. Gallager. (38 items)
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Allan Snyder is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Allan Whitenack Snyder is the director of the Centre for the Mind at the University of Sydney, Australia where he also holds the 150th Anniversary Chair of Science and the Mind. He is a ...more
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Andrew Viterbi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Andrew James Viterbi (born Andrea Giacomo Viterbi; March 9, 1935) is an American electrical engineer and businessman who co-founded Qualcomm Inc. and invented the Viterbi algorithm. He is ...more
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Arthur C. Clarke is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Sir Arthur Charles Clarke (16 December 1917 – 19 March 2008) was a British science fiction writer, science writer and futurist, inventor, undersea explorer, and television series host. He ...more
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Arthur Leonard Schawlow is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Arthur Leonard Schawlow (May 5, 1921 – April 28, 1999) was an American physicist and co-inventor of the laser with Charles Townes. His central insight, which Townes overlooked, was the use of ...more
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Charles K. Kao is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Sir Charles Kuen Kao (4 November 1933 – 23 September 2018) was a physicist and electrical engineer who pioneered the development and use of fibre optics in telecommunications. In the 1960s, Kao ...more
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Claude Berrou is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Claude Berrou
Claude Berrou (French: [bɛʁu]; born September 23, 1951 in Penmarch) is a French professor in electrical engineering at École Nationale Supérieure des ...more
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David N. Payne is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Sir David Neil Payne CBE FRS FREng (born 13 August 1944) is a British professor of photonics who is director of the Optoelectronics Research Centre at the University of Southampton. He has made ...more
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Edward Colin Cherry is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Edward Colin Cherry (23 June 1914 – 23 November 1979) was a British cognitive scientist whose main contributions were in focused auditory attention, specifically the cocktail party problem ...more
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Eric Ash is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Sir Eric Albert Ash, (born 31 January 1928) is a British electrical engineer and past Rector of Imperial College and President of IEE (now IET), UK.
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Federico Faggin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Federico Faggin (born 1 December 1941) is an Italian-American physicist, engineer, inventor and entrepreneur. He is best known for designing the first commercial microprocessor, the Intel 4004. ...more
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Francesco Carassa is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Francesco Carassa
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G David Forney Jr is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
George David "Dave" Forney, Jr. (born March 6, 1940) is an American electrical engineer who made contributions in telecommunication system theory, specifically in coding theory and
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Gottfried Ungerboeck is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Gottfried Ungerboeck
Gottfried Ungerboeck (born 15 March 1940, Vienna) is an Austrian communications engineer. Ungerboeck received an electrical engineering degree (with emphasis on telecommunications) from Vienna ...more
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Herwig Kogelnik is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Herwig Kogelnik (born June 2, 1932) has made fundamental contributions to developments in laser technology, optoelectronics, photonics and lightwave communications systems. His work over a ...more
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Hiroshi Inose is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Hiroshi Inose (猪瀬 博, Inose Hiroshi, January 5, 1927 – October 11, 2000) was a Japanese electrical engineer, known as the inventor of the Time-Slot Interchange system (TSI), which is basic to ...more
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Izuo Hayashi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Izuo Hayashi
Izuo Hayashi (林 厳雄, Hayashi Izuo) (May 1, 1922 – September 26, 2005) was a Japanese physicist. Hayashi was born in Tokyo in 1922 and graduated from the faculty of science, University of Tokyo in ...more
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Jacob Ziv is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Yaakov Ziv (Hebrew: יעקב זיו‎; born 1931) is an Israeli electrical engineer who, along with Abraham Lempel, developed the LZ family of lossless data compression algorithms.
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James L. Flanagan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
James Loton Flanagan (August 26, 1925 – August 25, 2015) was an American electrical engineer. He was Rutgers University's vice president for research until 2004. He was also director of Rutgers' ...more
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James Massey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
James Lee Massey (February 11, 1934 – June 16, 2013) was an information theorist and cryptographer, Professor Emeritus of Digital Technology at ETH Zurich. His notable work includes the ...more
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James Rhyne Killian is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
James Rhyne Killian Jr. (July 24, 1904 – January 29, 1988) was the 10th president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, from 1948 until 1959.
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John Cioffi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
John Cioffi (born November 7, 1956) is an American electrical engineer, educator and prolific inventor who has made contributions in telecommunication system theory, specifically in coding ...more
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John Robinson Pierce is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
John Robinson Pierce (March 27, 1910 – April 2, 2002), was an American engineer and author. He worked extensively in the fields of radio communication, microwave technology, computer music, ...more
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Larry Page is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Lawrence Edward Page (born March 26, 1973) is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur who co-founded Google with Sergey Brin.Page is the chief executive officer of Alphabet Inc. ...more
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Leonard Kleinrock is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Leonard Kleinrock (born June 13, 1934) is an American computer scientist. A professor at UCLA's Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, he made several important contributions ...more
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Martin Hellman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Martin Edward Hellman (born October 2, 1945) is an American cryptologist, best known for his invention of public key cryptography in cooperation with Whitfield Diffie and Ralph Merkle. Hellman ...more