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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: || WIRED MAGAZINE

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

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

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

Stanford engineers built an autonomous... 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

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


The Future of Everything is a @SiriusXMRadio show hosted by @StanfordUniversity professor Russ Altman. Tonight before a live audience, Prof Chris Gerdes joins Altman to discuss cutting-edge research and his views on topics that are critical to understanding the 21st century technology
Dec 12 2016 | Nextgov
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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...
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...