Research

  • We are actively pursuing a realization of sustainable and safe automotive transportation in a variety of global locations.
  • Modeling, artificial intelligence, control, and optimization are leveraged to advance new technology toward commercial realization.

Recent News

  • October 2019 - WMU Autonomous Vehicle Project featured in several media outlets

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  • July 2019 - Awarded a 1 year grant Faculty Research and Creative Activities Award to investigate In-Motion Wireless Power Transfer for Electric Vehicles

  • January 2019 - Awarded a 1 year grant from the Michigan Department of Transportation to develop an autonomous electric shuttle for the Battle Creek VA Hospital. It is a collaboration with Pratt & Miller (lead), Robotic Research, University of Michigan, Kevadiya, and Comet Mobility.

  • December 2018 - Awarded a 2 year grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to research mobility and energy improvements from vehicle and traffic control. It is a collaboration with Colorado State University (lead), the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the city of Fort Collins, the city of Denver, and the clean cities coalition.

  • July 2018 - The MCO Lab was awarded an NVIDIA GPU Grant to investigate autonomous vehicle control and fuel economy.​

Our Team

 Photo of the group of researchers for the Energy Efficient Autonomous Vehicles Laboratory