Wednesday, July 1, 2015
The best way to survive a car accident is to avoid collisions in the first place. Professor Chris Gerdes' engineering students are developing algorithms and pop-up obstacles that could lead to safe autonomous driving.
Thursday, June 6, 2013
Oussama Khatib is a winner of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Distinguished Service Award
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Best finals project ever? Students in the Introduction to Mechatronics course build robots to do battle, sumo wrestler-style, to display their mastery of combining mechanical, electrical and computer engineering skills.
Sunday, December 30, 2012
An autonomous system for exploring the solar system's smaller members, such as moons and asteroids, could bring us closer to a human mission to Mars.
Monday, November 26, 2012
Engineers at Stanford's Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics and the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute have developed autonomous underwater vehicles that can photograph regions of the ocean floor that were once too risky for these robotic explorers.
Monday, August 13, 2012
Stanford's self-driving Audi TTS, Shelley, hit 120 mph on a recent track test. Combined with new research on professional drivers' brain activity, the car's performance could get even better.
Monday, July 16, 2012
At their final class presentation, students show off the robots they conceived and designed during the last few weeks of the course.
Monday, April 16, 2012
Inventors, researchers and toymakers showed off a variety of robots that do everything from dance to the King of Pop to help doctors perform more precise surgical procedures.
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Engineering student Jeff Kessler learned his robotic chops in Stanford classes, and found financial support for his robotic puppet from strangers online.