Press Coverage

Stanford Wires Up John Morton, Ancient Porsche in the Name of Science

Car and Driver, October 16, 2011

Follow the Revs Program team at Laguna Seca as they instrument John Morton and a 1960 Porsche Carrera Abarth GTL from the Collier Collection to understand human-machine interaction.   Read Full Article

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Cars are topic of academic inquiry at Stanford University program

The Sacramento Bee, October 16, 2011

The Revs Program at Stanford, created by the vision of Miles Collier, elevates the study of the automobile through cross-discipline research and course offerings in archaeology, art and art history, urban studies, and design and engineering.   Read Full Article

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Revs Program at Stanford Wins Historic Motoring Awards

The International Historic Motoring Awards, November 17, 2011

The Revs Program at Stanford wins award for Industry Champion of the Year at the inaugural International Historic Motoring Awards held at St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel before an audience of racing legends, celebrities, collectors and industry heads.   Read Full Article

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New institute partners Collier Collection, Stanford University to bring car data to the world, January 15, 2012

Jan. 6 announcement on plans for Stanford University to digitize the vast Collier Collection library, tapping into Stanford expertise to create a virtual library of the Collier Collection and potentially other automotive libraries from around the world. Professor Chris Gerdes presents an overview of the Revs Program supported research on the instrumentation of racing cars.   Read Full Article

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Revs Program Sponsors Film Series Celebrating Cars

Stanford University News, February 07, 2012

Developed by the Department of Art and Art History and the Revs Program, Driven: A Car Culture Film Series fosters a greater awareness of the dynamic relationship between film and the profound impact of the automobile during the 20th century.   Read Full Article

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First Revs Program Courses Announced for Spring 2012

Revs Program Website, March 10, 2012

What does Art History, American Studies, Storytelling, Urban Studies and Design Methodology have to do with the automobile?  Find out in these Revs Program sponsored class offerings for Stanford students.   Read Full Article

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Cadillac Promotes Revs Class on Design Restoration

Cadillac, April 18, 2012

See the Cadillac Facebook page on the spring 2012 Design Theory & Methodology class studying the engineering, manufacturing techniques and design perspectives of a 1962 Cadillac in the process of restoring this classic American car.   Read Full Article

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Lucky Stanford students restoring '62 Cadillac for college credit

Yahoo! Motoramic, April 19, 2012

This brief article summarizes the course goals of a spring 2012 Revs Program course entitled "Design Restoration" and includes a nice photo of the 1962 Cadillac DeVille to be restored in the course.   Read Full Article

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Chris Gerdes: The future race car: 150 mph, and no driver

TEDxStanford, May 19, 2012

TEDxStanford video of Revs Co-Director Professor Chris Gerdes discussing his team's development of autonomous cars and the Revs Program supported research on studying the brainwaves of professional drivers to influence safety innovations in future autonomous vehicles.   Read Full Article

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Ingrassia links cars, US history (Open Garage)

Stanford Daily, May 24, 2012

A discussion of the History of America in 15 cars featuring Paul Ingrassia, deputy editor-in-chief of Reuters News, in a conversation moderated by fellow Pulitzer Prize winner, R. B. Brenner, a visiting Communication Lecturer at the Automotive Innovation Facility.   Read Full Article

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