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Feb 4 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: Education, Research
Marc Tessier-Lavigne, former Stanford faculty member and advocate for higher education, will become Stanford University’s 11th president on Sept 1. Tessier-Lavigne, a pioneering neuroscientist, led The Rockefeller University, a premier biomedical research and graduate education institution for the...
Sep 25 2015 | Stanford News | Posted In: Education, Research
Eight Stanford faculty including CARS Director, Chris Gerdes, were announced as Bass University Fellows by Provost John Etchemendy for their extraordinary contributions to undergraduate education.  Chris Gerdes was appointed the Sugden Family University Fellow in Undergraduate Education named in...
Jul 29 2015 | Stanford News | Posted In: Awards, Education
The TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy awarded seven student teams grants to move their developed technology into the real world. The TomKat Center grant provides financial support for prototype development, refinementof business plan and market trials. All student teams have a Stanford faculty...
Jun 11 2015 | Stanford News | Posted In: Education
After more than 15 years at the helm of Stanford University, President John Hennessy plans to step down in summer 2016. Under Hennessy’s leadership, interdisciplinary teaching and research expanded leading to the creation of the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design, Chem-H, The Stanford Neurosciences...
May 15 2015
A team of Stanford researchers including undergraduates: Zach Chase and Richard Lui, PhD candidates: Avinash Balachandran and Joe Funke and Prof Chris Gerdes devised a flexible, low-cost, easy to use inflatable "popup" obstacle for real-world collision avoidance testing scenarios. This "popup"...

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