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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

October 7, 2015 || By: || BLOOMBERG

Keith Naughton takes a ride in X1, a student built automated car, as it approaches a simulated road crew where it must make an... MORE

May 9, 2015 || By: || Stanford + Connects

Where is the best place to study car safety? The racetrack! Professor Gerdes discusses how Stanford students work with racecar... MORE

February 23, 2015 || By: || STANFORD DAILY

Chris Gerdes, professor of mechanical engineering, is the director of Stanford’s Center for Automotive Research. The Daily sat... MORE

February 18, 2015 || By: || STANFORD DAILY

Through his research, professor of mechanical engineering Chris Gerdes places autonomous cars in one of the most dangerous... MORE

February 13, 2015 || By: || AAAS

In this narrated video, Prof Chris Gerdes from Stanford University showcases Shelley, Stanford's Autonomous race car.

February 12, 2015 || By: || NBC NEWS

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Driverless cars are all well and good, but surely they can't outdrive flesh-and-blood race car drivers, can... MORE

July 21, 2014 || By: || BBC FUTURE

We keep being told the future of transport is autonomous; our vehicles are going to end up driving themselves. But it may be... MORE


Panel discussion + presentation presented by John Casesa, Senior Managing Director of Guggenheim Partners with our very own... MORE


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...
Oct 6 2016 | DOT Volpe Center
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Chris Gerdes spent a year at the United States Department of Transportation as its first Chief Innovation Officer. In September 2016, he spoke at the National Association of Corporate Directors' Global Board Leaders' Summit.   Once the stuff of science fiction, autonomous cars are becoming a...
Aug 1 2016 | Stanford News
To actually integrate autonomous vehicles into everyday life, researchers need to teach the cars how to make the safe driving decisions that come intuitively to humans. Stanford engineers are conducting experiments to translate social behavior into algorithms so that self-driving cars will maintain...