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Autonomous Driving: AI's Biggest Endeavor

November 29, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Skilling Auditorium, 494 Lomita Mall, Stanford, CA 94305

Speaker: Dr. James Peng, Co-founder & CEO, Pony.ai

Prior to co-founding Pony.ai, Dr. James Peng was an integral part of Baidu’s engineering leadership team. At Baidu, James was responsible for setting the technical direction of a variety of fields including advertising, infrastructure, big data, and cloud computing. Later, as the Chief Architect of the Autonomous Driving division, James led the overall strategy and development of Baidu’s autonomous vehicle. James began his career as a software engineer at Google, where he spent seven years specializing in backend and frontend advertising systems.

James holds a PhD from Stanford University and a BS from Tsinghua University.

This seminar is part of a weekly seminar series on “Topics in International Technology Management: AI in Smart Physical Systems: Will Asia Lead the Way?” from September 27 - December 6.  Click here to see US-Asia Technology Management Center's speaker line-up.  No seminar on 10/18.

Free and open to the public.  No RSVP necessary. 

Event Sponsor: 
US-Asia Technology Management center, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
Contact Email: 
burrowsb@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650-724-0096