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

[Department of Transportation Volpe Center]

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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February 1, 2016 || By: || SXSWorld

A few years ago, when discussing the work he and his students did building driverless cars, Stanford University mechanical... MORE

October 27, 2015 || By: || KQED

Self-driving cars could aid congestion, improve safety and allow drivers to work or play while the car drives itself. Many... MORE

October 20, 2015 || By: || STANFORD NEWS

Introducing MARTY, Stanford's self-driving, electric, drifting DeLorean.

Stanford engineers built an autonomous... MORE

October 20, 2015 || By: || WIRED MAGAZINE

With inspiration from rally car drivers, Chris Gerdes’ team have designed MARTY, an autonomous, drifting, electric DeLorean. “... MORE

October 11, 2015 || By: || JALOPNIK

As the future of driverless cars pedals (itself?) onward, one person in the business wants to slow the process — at least,... MORE

October 9, 2015 || By: || PC MAGAZINE

Chris Gerdes, in a talk at Mercedes-Benz’s North American R&D facility, discussed the research his team is doing with... MORE

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Dec 12 2016 | Nextgov
Today, federal chief innovation officers are significantly less common than the emerging role of chief data officer, and responsibilities associated with the title vary widely between agencies.
Dec 6 2016 | STANFORD NEWS
When human drivers retake control of an autonomous car, the transition could be problematic, depending on how conditions have changed since they were last at the wheel. There you are, cruising down the freeway, listening to some tunes and enjoying the view as your autonomous car zips and swerves...
Dec 6 2016 | POPULAR SCIENCE
The sort-of-self-driving cars of the near future might pose a problem. Long before we have fully autonomous cars – ones in which we can kick back and catch up on Westworld as our faithful robot delivers us safely to work – we'll live in a world of shared responsibility. Tesla Autopilot and other...
Chris Gerdes might not be reinventing the wheel, but he is certainly reinventing the way we use it. Gerdes is a professor of mechanical engineering at Stanford University, and director of the school’s Center for Automotive Research and Revs Program. Together with his team, he studied the brainwaves...
Oct 27 2016 | fedScoop
Transportation Department Chief Innovation Officer Chris Gerdes made an appeal Wednesday for engineers, developers and computer scientists to get involved in automated vehicle policy development. Gerdes, a mechanical engineering professor on leave from Stanford University, said one thing he’s taken...

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