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Christopher de Saxe

Christopher de Saxe

PhD Candidate in Vehicle Dynamics

Cambridge University Engineering Department
Trumpington Street

Cambridge CB2 1PZ
Office Phone: +44(0) 1332 332869


  • 2013-present: PhD Candidate in Vehicle Dynamics, University of Cambridge
  • 2011-present: Mechanical Engineer, CSIR, Pretoria
  • 2011-2012: MSc(Eng), University of the Witwatersrand
  • 2010: Engineer-in-Training, Anglo American Platinum, Rustenburg
  • 2006-2009: BSc(Eng), University of the Witwatersrand

Research Interests

  • Visual odometry for trailer off-tracking estimation
  • Camera-based measurement of articulation angle for articulated HGVs
  • ​Cyclist detection and tracking for lorries in cities
  • Performance-based standards for high capacity HGVs


  • Part IA demonstrator: Microprocessors (2016)
  • Part IA demonstrator: Kinematics of Plane Mechanisms (2014-16)
  • MEng co-supervisor: Cyclist detection for HGVs (2014-15, 2016-17)


  • computer vision
  • vehicle dynamics
  • heavy vehicles
  • vulnerable road users

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Oct 04, 2015

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CVDC Slip-Control Braking System featured on BBC

Jun 17, 2015

CVDC Slip-Control Braking System featured on BBC

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