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About Lori J. Brown

Lori Brown has been affiliated with aerospace, since the 1980's. Passionate about diversity in STEM areas of education. She is a Associate Professor and Researcher at Western Michigan University, College of Aviation. She previously taught in the International Pilot Training Center on the B737 Jet Orientation and Mufti Crew courses for Delta, British Airways, KLM, UAE, Ab-initio sponsored cadets.
She serves as a Faculty Military Evaluator for America's Council on Education (ACE) for military aviation programs- Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, Air Force,Army, and is the Chair for the ICAO Next Generation of Aviation Professionals (NGAP) outreach task-force, and an recruitment and outreach workstream member for the International Pilot Training Consortium (IPTC), a partnership with The International Air Transport Association (IATA), the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), the International Federation of Air Line Pilots Associations (IFALPA) and the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS). She is an Airline Transport Pilot, and is a Aviation Human Factors Specialist.
2014-2015 her work will be featured at the Aviation Expo 2015 Beijing, China, ICAO NGAP Symposium, Montreal, The World Aviation Training Conference (WATS), The Probabilistic Safety Assessment & Management conference, Hawaii, and the European Aviation Psychology Symposium (EAAP) conference in Valletta, Malta, and the Society for Biorhythms and Light Therapy, Vienna, Austria- Also featured in several industry publications and academic journals.
She is currently the WMU Principal Investigator for Weather Technologies in the Cockpit research a Partnership to Enhance General Aviation Safety, Accessibility and Sustainability (PEGASAS) - a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Center of Excellence for General Aviation. To enhance general aviation safety, accessibility, and sustainability by partnering the FAA with a national network of world-class researchers, educators and industry leaders.


Present International Pilot Training Association (IPTA) Outreach and recruitment, Western Michigan University
Present Aviation Consultant, Western Michigan University
Present ICAO Next Generation of Aviation Professionals Outreach C, Western Michigan University
Present Associate Professor and Researcher, Western Michigan University

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