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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 Snyder 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 Viterbi Andrew James Viterbi is an American electrical engineer and businessman who co-founded Qualcomm Inc. and invented the Viterbi algorithm. He is currently Presidential Chair Professor of ...more

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Arthur C. Clarke is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Arthur C. Clarke Sir Arthur Charles Clarke, CBE, FRAS was a British science fiction writer, science writer and futurist, inventor, undersea explorer, and television series host. He is perhaps most famous for ...more

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Arthur Leonard Schawlow is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Arthur Leonard Schawlow Arthur Leonard Schawlow was an American physicist. He shared the 1981 Nobel Prize in Physics with Nicolaas Bloembergen and Kai Siegbahn for his work on lasers.

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Charles K. Kao is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Charles K. Kao The Honourable Sir Charles Kuen Kao, GBM, KBE, FRS, FREng is a Chinese-born Hong Kong, American and British electrical engineer and physicist who pioneered in the development and use of fiber ...more

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Claude Berrou is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Claude Berrou Claude Berrou is a French professor in electrical engineering at École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications de Bretagne, now Telecom-Bretagne. He is the sole ...more

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David N. Payne is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
David N. Payne Sir David Neil Payne CBE FRS FREng is a British professor of photonics who is director of the Optoelectronics Research Centre at the University of Southampton. He has made several contributions ...more

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Edward Colin Cherry is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Edward Colin Cherry Edward Colin Cherry was a British cognitive scientist whose main contributions were in focused auditory attention, specifically the cocktail party problem regarding the capacity to follow one ...more

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Eric Ash is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Eric Ash Sir Eric Albert Ash, CBE, FRS, FREng, FIET is a distinguished German-born British electrical engineer and past Rector of Imperial College. Born in Berlin, Ash emigrated with his family to ...more

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Federico Faggin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Federico Faggin Federico Faggin is an Italian-born and educated physicist, naturalized US citizen, widely known for designing the first commercial microprocessor. He led the 4004 project and the design group ...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
G David Forney Jr George David "Dave" Forney, Jr. is an American electrical engineer who made contributions in telecommunication system theory, specifically in coding theory and information theory.

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Gottfried Ungerboeck is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Gottfried Ungerboeck Gottfried Ungerboeck is an Austrian communications engineer. Ungerboeck received an electrical engineering degree from Vienna University of Technology in 1964, and a Ph.D. from the Swiss Federal ...more

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Herwig Kogelnik is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Herwig Kogelnik Herwig Kogelnik has made fundamental contributions to developments in laser technology, optoelectronics, photonics and lightwave communications systems. His work over a 40-year career at Bell ...more

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Hiroshi Inose is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Hiroshi Inose Hiroshi Inose was an electrical engineer, known as the inventor of the Time-Slot Interchange system, which is basic to modern digital telephone switches.

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Izuo Hayashi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Izuo Hayashi Izuo Hayashi was a Japanese physicist. Hayashi was born in Tokyo in 1922 and graduated from the faculty of science, University of Tokyo in 1946. He worked as assistant professor at the Institute ...more

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Jacob Ziv is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Jacob Ziv Jacob Ziv 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 L. Flanagan James Loton Flanagan is an electrical engineer, and was Rutgers University's vice president for research until 2004. He is also director of Rutgers' Center for Advanced Information Processing ...more

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James Massey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
James Massey James Lee Massey was an information theorist and cryptographer, Professor Emeritus of Digital Technology at ETH Zurich. His notable work includes the application of the Berlekamp–Massey ...more

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James Rhyne Killian is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
James Rhyne Killian Dr. James Rhyne Killian, Jr. 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 John Cioffi is an American electrical engineer, educator and prolific inventor who has made contributions in telecommunication system theory, specifically in coding theory and information ...more

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John Robinson Pierce is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
John Robinson Pierce John Robinson Pierce, was an American engineer and author. He worked extensively in the fields of radio communication, microwave technology, computer music, psychoacoustics, and science fiction. ...more

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Larry Page is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Larry Page Larry Page was Google's founding CEO and grew the company to more than 200 employees and profitability before moving into his role as president of products in April 2001. He continues to share ...more

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Leonard Kleinrock is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Leonard Kleinrock Leonard Kleinrock is an American engineer and computer scientist. A computer science professor at UCLA's Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, he made several important ...more

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Martin Hellman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Martin Hellman Martin Edward Hellman is an American cryptologist, and is best known for his invention of public key cryptography in cooperation with Whitfield Diffie and Ralph Merkle. Hellman is a long-time ...more

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Paul Baran is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Paul Baran Paul Baran was an American engineer of Polish Jewish extract, who was a pioneer in the development of computer networks. He was one of the two independent inventors of packet switched computer ...more

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Robert E. Kahn is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Robert E. Kahn Robert Elliot "Bob" Kahn is an American electrical engineer, who, along with Vint Cerf, invented the Transmission Control Protocol and the Internet Protocol, the fundamental ...more

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Robert G. Gallager is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Robert G. Gallager Robert Gray Gallager is an American electrical engineer known for his work on information theory and communications networks. He was elected an IEEE Fellow in 1968, a member of the National ...more

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Robert Metcalfe is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Robert Metcalfe Robert Melancton "Bob" Metcalfe is an electrical engineer from the United States who co-invented Ethernet, founded 3Com and formulated Metcalfe's Law. As of January 2006, he is a ...more

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Robert N. Hall is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Robert N. Hall Robert N. Hall is an American engineer and applied physicist. He demonstrated the first semiconductor laser, and invented a type of magnetron commonly used in microwave ovens. He also ...more

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Robert W. Lucky is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Robert W. Lucky Robert Wendell Lucky is an electrical engineer, inventor, and research manager who worked at Bell Labs and Telcordia Technologies. He is best known for his writings and speeches about ...more

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Ronald Rivest is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Ronald Rivest Ronald Linn Rivest is a cryptographer. He is the Andrew and Erna Viterbi Professor of Computer Science at MIT's Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and a member of MIT's ...more

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Sergey Brin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Sergey Brin Sergey Brin, a native of Moscow, received a bachelor of science degree with honors in mathematics and computer science from the University of Maryland at College Park. He is currently on leave ...more

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Seymour Papert is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Seymour Papert Seymour Aubrey Papert is an MIT mathematician, computer scientist, and educator. He is one of the pioneers of artificial intelligence, as well as an inventor of the Logo programming language.

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Tim Berners-Lee is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Tim Berners-Lee Sir Timothy John "Tim" Berners-Lee, OM, KBE, FRS, FREng, FRSA, DFBCS, also known as TimBL, is an English computer scientist, best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web. He made a ...more

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Vint Cerf is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Vint Cerf Vinton G. Cerf is vice president and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google. He is responsible for identifying new enabling technologies and applications on the Internet and other platforms for ...more

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Whitfield Diffie is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Whitfield Diffie Bailey Whitfield 'Whit' Diffie is an American cryptographer and one of the pioneers of public-key cryptography. Diffie and Martin Hellman's paper New Directions in Cryptography was published in ...more

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Yash Pal is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Marconi Prize Winners List
Yash Pal Yash Pal is an Indian scientist and educator. He is known for his contributions to the study of cosmic rays, as well as for being an institution-builder. In his later years, he has become one of ...more