Department of Transportation
The Department of Transportation partners with researchers across U-M to ensure a safe, efficient and modern transportation system, which improves quality of life and increases the productivity of workers and businesses.
Research Supported by DoT in FY23
Active Projects Supported by DoT
Faculty, Postdocs and Grad Students Supported Annually by DoT
$15 million for connected and automated transportation, renewing U-M-led Midwest hub
The University of Michigan will continue to lead regional efforts aimed at transitioning the nation to connected and automated vehicles—bolstered by a new $15 million, five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation.
$9.8M to boost connected vehicle research at U-M, expand Ann Arbor deployment
A new $9.8 million federal grant will assist efforts at the University of Michigan to deploy cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) technology, allowing a new generation of cars to exchange safety-enhancing data with the world around them.
World’s first realistic simulated driving environment based on ‘crash-prone’ Michigan intersection
The first statistically realistic roadway simulation has been developed by researchers at the University of Michigan. While it currently represents a particularly perilous roundabout, future work will expand it to include other driving situations for testing autonomous vehicle software.