Catalyzing Discovery

Research to seek knowledge

At Stanford, our faculty and students are driven by curiosity. Because our humanity depends on it.

Highlights of research at Stanford.

Speakers in order of appearance:

  • Guido Imbens, Applied Econometrics Professor, Graduate School of Business; professor of economics, School of Humanities and Sciences; faculty director, Causal Science Center at Stanford Data Science; senior fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research; 2021 Nobel laureate

  • Steve Collins, associate professor, School of Engineering; principal investigator, Stanford Biomechatronics Laboratory; member, Stanford Bio-X, Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute; faculty affiliate, Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence

  • Jodi Anderson, Jr., ’22, MA ’22, researcher, Stanford Accelerator for Learning

  • Lerone Martin, faculty director, Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute; Martin Luther King, Jr., Centennial Professor and professor of religious studies, School of Humanities and Sciences

  • Jennifer Cochran (voiceover only), Addie and Al Macovski Professor of Bioengineering; senior associate vice provost for research; faculty director, Protein Therapeutics Initiative at the Innovative Medicines Accelerator

  • Lisa Golman Rosas, assistant professor, School of Medicine; principal investigator, Food for Health Equity Lab; member, Stanford Bio-X, Stanford Cancer Institute, Maternal and Child Health Research Institute

  • Daniel Ho, William Benjamin Scott and Luna M. Scott Professor of Law, Stanford Law School; director, Regulation, Evaluation, and Governance Lab (RegLab); senior fellow, Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence and Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research; member, Stanford Bio-X; faculty fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences

  • John Hennessy, president emeritus, Stanford University; Shriram Family Director, Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program; James F. and Mary Lynn Gibbons Professor and professor of electrical engineering and computer science, School of Engineering

  • Ellen Ochoa, MS ’81, PhD ’81, NASA astronaut and the first Hispanic woman to go to space (footage courtesy NASA)

  • Debra Satz, Vernon R. Lysbeth Anderson Dean, Marta Sutton Weeks Professor of Ethics in Society, and professor of philosophy, School of Humanities and Sciences

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