Berkeley Autonomous Race Car - Challenge 100
J. Karl Hedrick Student Prize

Our goal is to Design, Build, and Race 100 Autonomous 1/10-scale vehicles as instructional platform for Spring 2018 course ME 131: Vehicle Dynamics and Control 

100 StudentS AND 100 vehicles!!!

Course Highlights

  • Advanced control design using open-source tools (ROS, Python, Julia, etc.)
  • System analysis and identification using MATLAB
  • Application of the cloud for data storage and computation



20K in unrestricted gift to buy equipment and classroom support

Company benefits


Company logo on the car, student final reports (view past project videos here), access to software and experiment data sets hosted on the cloud, and one RC car


media event


"J. Karl Hedrick Student Award" Final race at the end of the Spring 2018 semester