Sam Lauzon | Staff

Lead Engineer in Research, Engineering Systems Group

University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Room 311, 2901 Baxter Rd. Ann Arbor, MI 48109

(734) 936-0215, fax (734) 647-3330


  • Bachelor of Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology, Yorkville University RCC Institute of Technology (Toronto).

Research Interests

Sam Lauzon's main focus is on software engineering. He has led a number of projects, including a multi-million dollar Department of Homeland Security (DHS) sponsored project (D15PC00302) entitled Uptane (, NHTSA backed automotive sensor cybersecurity research, and a Industry/Government collaboration for automotive network pen-testing software now used by 6+ major automakers. His unique combination of hands-on expertise and an ability to rally the industry while creating a consensus about the implementation and use of new tools to further safety and cybersecurity practices in the industry. He previously held a leading role in the development of automotive infotainment systems, specializing in vehicle interfaces, over-the-air update implementations and low level system support.