Robots may be impacting your commute sooner than you think.
According to Google, we are only about three to five years away from an autonomous car that is roadworthy. But before driverless cars are able to freely chauffeur humans around, there is still some work to do, Nourbakhsh said.
"There are absolutely critical infrastructures that haven't been designed yet," he said.
However, once the right structures are in place, there is the potential to significantly reduce traffic accidents, pollution and energy consumption.