Sebastian Thrun


Thrun was born in 1967 in Solingen, Germany (then West Germany), the son of Winfried and Kristin (Grüner) Thrun. He completed his Vordiplom (intermediate examination) in computer science, economics, and medicine at the University of Hildesheim in 1988. At the University of Bonn, he completed a Diplom (first degree) in 1993 and a PhD (summa cum laude) in 1995 in computer science and statistics.