Hod Lipson is a professor of engineering at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and a co-author of the recent book “Fabricated: The New World of 3D printing”. His work on self-aware and self-replicating robots, 3D printing and AI has received widespread media coverage including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Time, CNN and the National Public Radio. He is a co-author of the upcoming book with Melba Kurman “Driverless: How self-driving cars will save our lives, our cities, and our sanity” (MIT Press, 2015)