Mary Lynn Buonarosa | Staff

Project Manager, Human Factors

University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Room 332B, 2901 Baxter Rd. Ann Arbor, MI 48109

(734) 763-3583, fax (734) 764-1221


  • BS, Engineering, University of Michigan

Research Interests

Ms. Buonarosa is the deputy program manager for the Ann Arbor Connected Environment, the world’s first and largest combined connected vehicle and infrastructure deployment. She has more than 25 years of automotive research experience including planning and executing program plans; stakeholder management; experimental design; and data analyses of large naturalistic, driving data sets.  Ms. Buonarosa’s research interests focus on vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure deployment and safety applications; advanced driver-assistance systems; vulnerable road user safety; and teen driving.

Key Projects

  • Ann Arbor Connected Environment
  • Network for Equity in the Era of Driverless Vehicles
  • Safety Pilot Model Deployment
  • Integrated Vehicle-Based Safety System Field Operational Test (IVBSS FOT)
  • Teen IVBSS FOT
  • Road Departure Crash Warning System FOT
  • Automotive Collision Avoidance System FOT


Pittsburgh, PA

Personal Interests/Hobbies

Michigan football and basketball; music; traveling; golf and hiking