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

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'Talent and Ideas are Everywhere': Importance of Broad Research Funding Highlighted at NSF Day

November 28, 2022 - If the United States is going to continue to grow its research and technological capabilities, ideas ...

CAVS Researchers Study Aims to Increase Understanding of Traumatic Brain Injuries in Soccer

September 27, 2022 - A research collaboration between Mississippi State University and Cardiff University in the United Kingdom ...

CAVS Researcher Receives CAREER Grant for Atomic Modeling Research

September 23, 2022 - An MSU faculty member in the university's Bagley College of Engineering and CAVS researcher is utilizing ...

Quantum Accelerates Data-Intensive Autonomous Vehicle Research at Mississippi State University

January 5, 2022 - The Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems (CAVS) defines the future of autonomous vehicles with Quantum ...

CAVS Researcher, Burch Earns Top Research Award for New Faculty

November 17, 2021 - A Mississippi State engineering faculty member has been recognized as one of the top young researchers ...

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