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Liam Pedersen

Liam is deputy director at the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance Silicon Valley Lab, in charge of driverless transportation systems and urban mobility. Prior to this, he worked on robotic systems for planetary exploration at NASA’s Ames Research Center in California. He holds a PhD in Robotics from Carnegie Mellon University (for the first robotic discovery of a meteorite), and is the recipient of NASA’s Public Service Medal and the NSF Antarctic Service Medal.