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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MSU's CAVS, ERDC Partner on New Projects to Boost AI-driven Defense Manufacturing and Maintenance

March 15, 2023 - Mississippi State University's Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems is leveraging its expertise in high-performance ...

Breckenridge Chosen to Lead MSU's Information Technology Services as Interim CTTO

March 6, 2023 - An alumnus of Mississippi State's Bagley College of Engineering now is providing interim oversight of ...

Mississippi Business Journal Highlights how "CAVS is on Forefront of Autonomous Vehicular Research"

January 30, 2023 - The Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems, headed by executive director Clay Walden, is recognized as ...

MSU Remains Mississippi's Leading Research Institution: NSF survey

January 23, 2023 - Mississippi State remains the Magnolia State's leading research university and one of the nation's top ...

News of Mississippi State's Research Success is Spreading and Recently Gained a National Stage

January 11, 2023 - Mississippi State University's legacy as a land-grant research institution producing impactful results ...

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