Program Participants

The Stanford Platform Laboratory Affiliates Program offers two levels of membership: Premium Members and Regular Members. Premium Members pay $500k per year and regular members pay $150,000 per year as fees. The program is designed to facilitate the relationship between academia and industry. These funds support research and facilitate the exploration of new innovative ideas. For more information about participating companies visit the "Members" page and for Stanford research, visit the "Projects" page(to be announced) on this web site.  

This Agreement is effective when the company pays its first annual contribution to the Platform Lab Fund. The Agreement is considered renewed automatically upon each subsequent annual payment, and may be terminated by written notice from either Stanford University or the company to the other.

BENEFITS OF PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP


  • 1.1 Company can participate in Program projects on a regular basis and attend weekly project meetings.
  • 1.2 Company will receive regular updates on Program projects.
  • 1.3 Company will actively engage with students and faculty.
  • 1.4 Company can send up to five (5) representatives to twice-a-year review meetings with opportunities for an informal exchange of ideas among industry representatives and Stanford researchers and students.
  • 1.5 Company may receive preprints and reprints of copies of (or access to) research reports, papers and other publications originated by faculty and students associated with the Program.
  • 1.6 Company will be invited to send up to two Visiting Scholars to Stanford under the terms and conditions set forth in Stanford’s policies and practices governing Visiting Scholars: https://doresearch.stanford.edu/policies/research-policy-handbook/non-faculty-research-appointments/visiting-scholars.

BENEFITS OF REGULAR MEMBERSHIP


  • 1.1 Company will receive regular updates on Program projects.
  • 1.2 Company will actively engage with students and faculty.
  • 1.3 Company can send up to two (2) representatives to twice-a-year review meetings with opportunities for an informal exchange of ideas among industry representatives and Stanford researchers and students.
  • 1.4 Company may receive preprints and reprints of copies of (or access to) research reports, papers and other publications originated by faculty and students associated with the Program.

USE OF OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE

The Platform Lab researchers will use and develop open-source software, and it is the intention of all the Platform Lab researchers that any software released will be released under an open source model, such as the BSD open source license. The center is open to all Stanford faculty who share this goal.

Stanford University Policies Affecting Industrial Program Memberships

VISITING SCHOLARS

Yunsong Lu

Visiting Scholar from: Futurewei
Topic: Self-Programming Networks and Granular Computing
Affiliated faculty: John Ousterhout, Computer Science Department

Yunsong Lu is the Chief Architect of Networking and Emerging Technologies at Futurewei. He is currently focusing on applying Machine Learning and AI in networking and networked systems. He is also interested in building a boundaryless computing platform crossing Clouds, Edges, and IoT devices. Yunsong studied at Stanford University under NDO Program when working at Sun Microsystems prior to Futurewei.
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