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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CAVS' Doude and Carruth Write for the 'Conversation' about Autonomous Research at MSU

November 8, 2018 - Autonomous vehicles can follow the general rules of American roads, recognizing traffic signals and lane markings, ...

MSU’s CAVS Debuts ‘Halo Project’ Supercar in Las Vegas

October 30, 2018 - Mississippi State researchers and students are traveling 1,757 miles this week to unveil the university’s ...

MSU CAVS Chosen to Compete in EcoCAR Mobility Challenge

October 29, 2018 - Mississippi State University has been invited for the fifth consecutive time to participate in the nation’s ...

Vahedifard, Faculty Researcher with GRI and CAVS, Research Article Published in Nature International Journal of Science

October 1, 2018 - A Mississippi State endowed faculty member says that while the U.S. is seeing a spike in the occurrence of natural ...


September 18, 2018 - A longtime research security professional has returned to Mississippi State, where she started her career in the ...

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