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May 2, 2017 || By: || Stanford Engineering YouTube Channel

The Future of Everything is a @SiriusXMRadio show hosted by @StanfordUniversity professor Russ Altman. Tonight before a live... MORE

December 12, 2016 || By: || Nextgov

Today, federal chief innovation officers are significantly less common than the emerging role of chief data officer,... MORE

December 6, 2016 || By: || STANFORD NEWS

When human drivers retake control of an autonomous car, the transition could be problematic, depending on how conditions have... MORE

December 6, 2016 || By: || POPULAR SCIENCE

The sort-of-self-driving cars of the near future might pose a problem.

Long before we have fully autonomous cars – ones... MORE

November 18, 2016 || By: || National Endowment for the Arts Magazine

Chris Gerdes might not be reinventing the wheel, but he is certainly reinventing the way we use it. Gerdes is a professor... MORE

October 27, 2016 || By: || fedScoop

Transportation Department Chief Innovation Officer Chris Gerdes made an appeal Wednesday for engineers, developers and... MORE

October 6, 2016 || By: || DOT Volpe Center

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Can the federal government possibly keep pace with private-sector... MORE

September 19, 2016 || By: || National Association of Corporate Directors

Chris Gerdes spent a year at the United States Department of Transportation as its first Chief Innovation Officer. In... MORE

August 1, 2016 || By: || Stanford News

To actually integrate autonomous vehicles into everyday life, researchers need to teach the cars how to make the safe driving... MORE

July 28, 2016 || By: || Federal News Network

The Transportation Department and the Department of Health and Human Services are taking the buzz out of innovation.

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Mar 2 2018 | Video
Kazunori Yamauchi, Producer, Gran Turismo was the featured speaker at the March 2, 2018 Open Garage Talk, Pushing the Virtual Divide in conversation with Chris Gerdes, CARS Director and professor, mechanical engineering.
On the racetrack, the checkered flag goes to the car that’s driven to its limits and maneuvered decisively in the moment. On a two-lane road, the split-second act of passing a vehicle stopped in front of you becomes a way more complicated call when algorithms are in control. Autonomous-vehicle...
Oct 14 2017 | Robohub
In this episode, Audrow Nash interviews Chris Gerdes, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University, about designing high-performance autonomous vehicles. The idea is to make vehicles safer, as Gerdes says, he wants to “develop vehicles that could avoid any accident that can be avoided...
May 30 2017 | Stanford Engineering
At a recent Open Garage Talk event, Chairman and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini Stefano Domenicali spoke with Stanford professor of mechanical engineering Chris Gerdes about the challenges and opportunities facing a small, niche carmaker in times of profound technological and market changes, and how...
May 30 2017 | ICRA
ICRA 2017 Plenary: Singapore Modeling the possibilities: From the Chalkboard to the Race Track to the World Beyond