Research programs

Cisit's research programs are guided by a global, comprehensive vision of the biggest issues in mobility.

With the expertise of our teams, the scientific challenges we face, and the demands of the market and public policies, our research focuses on the most pressing matters in the field.

Your Challenges

  • Improving passenger safety
  • Reducing the number and severity of accidents
  • Adapting vehicles and security systems to suit the elderly, people dependent on care, and people with disabilities
  • Ensuring the comfort and accessibility of vehicles

Our Strategies

  • Designing and evaluating driver assistance systems
  • Developing new security and control systems that are safer and more cost-effective

Your Challenges

  • Optimizing industrial supply chains
  • Making transport infrastructure secure
  • Developing new forms of urban mobility (multimodal transport, car-sharing, parking, etc.)
  • Increasing transportation capacities

Our Strategies

  • Inventing and testing new mobility assistance systems
  • Rethinking new multimodal logistics: Bulk transport, urban logistics, multimodal platforms, etc.
  • Improving product and service lifecycle management (PLM)
  • Developing predictive maintenance tools for rail and auto
  • Setting up tools to evaluate the new mobility systems

Your Challenges

  • Making lighter vehicles
  • Downsizing propulsion systems
  • Lowering noise and pollution
  • Increasing the energy efficiency of engines
  • Optimizing the recycling materials

Our Strategies

  • Characterizing and modeling new materials and ways to assemble them: Polymers and composites, elastomers, metal alloys, ceramics, glass, and biosourced materials
  • Developing, characterizing and modeling multifunctional and "smart" materials
  • Integrating the characteristics of new materials into numerical simulations

Your Challenges

  • Improving the availability, quality of service, and safety of mobility systems
  • Developing self-driving vehicles

Our Strategies

  • Integrating information technology into vehicles (communications, positioning, monitoring)
  • Incorporating alternative energy
  • Automating and securing traffic management systems
  • Optimizing external aerodynamics
  • Increasing the energy efficiency of powertrains

Your Challenges

  • Developing new mobility solutions
  • Setting up the most favorable legal and economic frameworks for mobility development

Our Strategies

  • Measuring the economic wellbeing afforded by mobility and accessibility
  • Modeling the impacts of new sustainable transportation solutions
  • Evaluating the adaptation of international legal standards to economic and social environments

Your Challenges

  • Growing the appeal of mass transit
  • Accelerating the installation of multimodal solutions for people and goods

Our Strategies

  • Evaluating the impacts of information technology on transportation and freight
  • Developing new onboard communication technologies
  • Integrating intelligence into transportation and freight
  • Optimizing the operation of multimodal exchange platforms
  • Facilitating the acceptability of innovative mobility solutions