Liam Pedersen
Liam Pedersen
Deputy Director, Robotics Alliance Innovation Lab, Nissan, Silicon Valley


Robots in a Human World



Liam Pedersen is the Deputy Director - robotics at the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance Innovations Lab in Silicon Valley, where he started and led the autonomous mobility research pillar.

Prior to this he worked on robotic systems for planetary exploration at NASA’s Ames Research Center in California.

He holds a Ph.D. in robotics from Carnegie Mellon University, and is the recipient of NASA’s Public Service Medal