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Hari Balakrishnan awarded 2023 Marconi Prize

Balakrishnan was among the first to deeply understand the interactions between wireless and Transmission Control Protocol (TCP).

MIT Fujitsu Professor Hari Balakrishnan. Image- Twitter/@MITEECS

The 2023 Marconi Prize has been awarded to Indian- origin MIT Fujitsu Professor Hari Balakrishnan in recognition of his broad impact on society caused by his fundamental discoveries in wired and wireless networking, mobile sensing, and distributed systems.

The Marconi Prize, widely considered to be the top honour within the field of communications technology, is given annually to “innovators who have made a significant contribution to increasing digital inclusivity through the advancement of information and communications technology,” according to a statement by the Marconi Society.

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