Stanford University is a private research university located in Stanford, California. It was founded in 1885 by Leland Stanford, a former governor of California, and his wife, Jane Stanford, to honor their son who died of a deadly disease. The university is known for its excellence in education and research, with programs in fields such as science, engineering, humanities, and social sciences. It has produced numerous Nobel laureates and MacArthur Fellows, and its graduates are sought after by employers in a wide range of industries. Stanford University has a strong entrepreneurial culture and has spawned many successful companies, including Google, Hewlett-Packard, and Netflix. The university has a diverse student population from all over the world, and students are encouraged to pursue interdisciplinary studies to broaden their knowledge and perspective. The campus is spread over 8,183 acres and includes state-of-the-art research facilities, libraries, museums, and sports complexes. Stanford University is among the most prestigious universities in the world and is consistently ranked among the top five universities globally.
Stanford University's People
|Lecturer, departments of statistics and computer science||Balaji Srinivasan|
|Mentor - steve blank's lean launchpad – teaching entrepreneurship as a management science||Thomas Hessler|