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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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 ...

CAVS is Partnering with ERDC to Lead a $7.8 million U.S. Department of Defense Project to Advance Military Engineering Capabilities

July 29, 2021 - The multidisciplinary project is led by Mississippi State University's Center for Advanced Vehicular ...

CAVS Researcher Part of NREL $5.18-million Department of Energy Grant to Boost Solar Energy for Resilient Community Microgrids

June 22, 2021 - An assistant professor in Mississippi State's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and CAVS ...

IEEE Signal Processing Magazine Features CAVS Researchers' New Sensor Processing Course with State-of-the-Art Physics-based Autonomy Simulator

May 20, 2021 - A new sensor processing course, Sensor Processing for Autonomous Vehicles (SPAV), designed by John Ball, ...

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