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Media Advisory 07-010
Urban Challenge: How to Design a Self-Driving Car

Race set for November 2007; researcher will discuss as part of lecture series on April 9 at NSF

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Caltech will enter the Urban Challenge with "Alice," pictured here.

The autonomous van "Alice" is Caltech's competitor for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Grand Challenge, a race that features autonomous ground vehicles. The challenge demonstrates how the U.S. military safely conducts supply missions in cities with heavy traffic.

Credit: Caltech

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