Welcome to the

Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems (CAVS)

We are a world-class technology development center comprised of engineering, research, development and technology transfer teams. Founded in 2002, CAVS is committed to exploring solutions to complex problems, in areas such as autonomous vehicles, materials science, high-performance computing, advanced controls, and human-machine interaction.

Annual Reports

CAVS annual report cover


Forging New Purpose: Updated Edwards Building Supports MSU's Innovative Steel Manufacturing Research

May 15, 2024 - STARKVILLE, Miss.—A newly renovated facility on the Mississippi State campus is forging new capabilities ...

MSU Launches New Athlete Engineering Institute to Drive Innovations in Human Factors, Human Performance, and Technology

April 9, 2024 - STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State University's newest research institute is changing the game ...

New Ride: MSU Students to Transform Cadillac LYRIQ as Part of EcoCAR Competition

November 13, 2023 - A new Cadillac is prowling the streets of Mississippi State University, but it is providing more than ...

MSU to Join National Science Foundation Innovation Hub

October 23, 2023 - Mississippi State University was recently awarded a grant to join the NSF I-Corps Hub: Southwest – ...

MSU CAVS Researchers Secure Significant DOE Grant to 'Unfold the Mystery of Enhanced Brightness' in LEDs

October 23, 2023 - Mississippi State University Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems'researchers are homing in on next-generation ...

Associated Research Centers

Explore CAVS Extension.

More →

Explore the Institute for Systems Engineering Research.

More →

Explore the Institute for Imaging and Analytical Technologies.

More →


Explore the Athlete Engineering Institute.

More →