The Mcity Test Facility has reopened for contactless testing. Please e-mail Vaughn Haack for test facility information at The Mcity Office Building is still closed and Mcity staff will continue to work from home due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns.

At Mcity, U-M faculty and researchers, as well as graduate and undergraduate students from a range of academic disciplines, help shape the future of mobility.


Research. Collaboration. Education.

Research is a priority. Mcity funds technology projects, but our interests extend well beyond the technical. We engage with faculty across campus: architecture and urban planning, business, law, public health, public policy, the social sciences, and more. Part of our mission is to educate and train U-M students who will be leaders in the emergence of 21st century mobility systems.

Mcity is hiring!

Mcity is looking for two new members to join our team. The openings include a web applications developer, and a network engineer.

What is Mcity you ask? This is Mcity.

Learn more and apply online using the links below:

Mcity Web Applications Developer  

Mcity is seeking an ambitious, talented, and self-motivated web applications developer who is interested in the opportunity to design and build frontend software systems used at Mcity. If you’re interested in gaining experience building simple, visually pleasing, and intuitive web applications for non-technical audiences, consider joining us!

Mcity Network Engineer

Mcity is seeking an ambitious, talented, and self-motivated Network Engineer who is interested in the opportunity to help us build and support next-generation networks and applications, like Mcity OS, for transportation research. If interested in gaining experience building applications for Internet of Things (IoT) devices, we want to talk to you!

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Matching Students with Startups

TechLab at Mcity provides students an opportunity to participate in sponsored company projects, giving them experience in developing cutting edge technology at early-stage companies in the connected and automated vehicle industry. The TechLab course offered by Michigan Engineering operates as an independent study, providing students a unique opportunity to explore coursework outside of a dedicated Michigan Engineering program and work with peers, colleagues, and faculty across multiple disciplines. TechLab is managed by Michigan Engineering’s Center for Entrepreneurship, in partnership with Mcity.


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Research Opportunities for Faculty

Mcity periodically announces a request for research proposals, typically annually. Click below to receive email notification about our next RFP.

Research Opportunity Notifications

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