Western Michigan University

College of Aviation

Lori J. Brown

Associate Professor


Lori  has been affiliated with aerospace, since 1980’s and is passionate about diversity in STEM areas of education. She is a Professor and Researcher at Western Michigan University, College of Aviation

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 to provide . credit recommendations for formal courses and occupations offered by military.

She Volunteers for ICAO as the outreach chair for the  ICAO Next Generation of Aviation Professionals (NGAP)  program and is a International Pilot Training Consortium IPTC Recruitment and Outreach work–stream member.


WMU Affiliate Principle Investigator for The Partnership to Enhance General Aviation Safety, Accessibility and Sustainability (PEGASAS) - a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Center of Excellence for General Aviation.  Evaluating Weather Technologies in the Cockpit and VFR into IMC Training. Funded by the FAA.

2015 her work is featured in Quebec at
ICAO Next Generation of Aviation Professionals in China at the China Aviation Education and Training Symposium in Shanghai,  in London at the Royal Aeronautical Society Simulation Summit, in Hawaii at The Probabilistic Safety Assessment & Management conference, Vienna at the Society for Light Treatment & Biological Rhythms, and Malta at European Aviation Psychology Symposium ,  in Dayton at the International Symposium on Aviation Psychology,  Also featured in several industry publications.
She is the principle investigator with Ala Al-Fuqua and Ihab Ahmed Mohammed developing augmented reality applications for the technical aviation training and the CRJ200 aircraft funded by the
WMU Technology Development award and an  Advisor to Nature Bright Company





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“Committed to the Next Generation of Aviation Professionals through Education and Mentorship”