Stanford University

Stanford University is the common name for Leland Stanford Junior University. Stanford was founded in 1885 in the Palo Alto area of California. Standford University enrolls about 14,000 graduate and undergraduate students each year to its private university. The current Stanford faculty includes 18 Nobel Prize Laureates, 135 members of the National Academy of Sciences, 82 members of the National Academy of Engineering, 21 recipients of the National Medal of Science. Stanford University has a school of medicine, law school, engineering school and a much heralded technology school. Stanford is geographically close to the Silicon Valley. Stanford alumni started Hewlett-Packard, Google, NVIDIA, Yahoo and Sun Microsystems.

Address
450 Serra Mall, Stanford, California 94305. 
Website
http://www.stanford.edu/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanford_University
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Automotive

Designing ethical self-driving cars

The classic thought experiment known as the "trolley problem" asks: Should you pull a lever to divert a runaway trolley so that it kills one person rather than five? Alternatively: What if you'd have to push someone onto ...

Machine learning & AI

What DALL-E reveals about human creativity

The often delightful and arresting images created by the latest generation of text-to-image generators, exemplified by DALL-E 2, Midjourney, and Stable Diffusion, have stirred up lots of buzz in both the arts and the AI worlds. ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

Spray-on smart skin uses AI to rapidly understand hand tasks

A new smart skin developed at Stanford University might foretell a day when people type on invisible keyboards, identify objects by touch alone, or allow users to communicate by hand gestures with apps in immersive environments.

Business

Crypto currency crashes recall 'wildcat' banking

Chenzi Xu feels like she's watching history repeat itself. The cryptocurrency exchange FTX recently went belly up, vaporizing billions in customers' deposits. A few months earlier, the Luna coin lost 99% of its value in one ...

Energy & Green Tech

Research ushers in a 'new frontier' in tackling global poverty

With electricity comes prosperity, right? The answer might seem obvious—that electricity is key to economic growth and other societal benefits like better health. But in the world's most impoverished regions, where resources ...

Robotics

Exoskeleton walks out into the real world

For years, the Stanford Biomechatronics Laboratory has captured imaginations with their exoskeleton emulators—lab-based robotic devices that help wearers walk and run faster, with less effort. Now, these researchers will ...

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