Lori  Brown. FRAes

Associate Professor

Western Michigan University

College of Aviation




 Lori Brown is Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and has been affiliated with aerospace, since 1986. Passionate about diversity in STEM areas of education. She is a Assistant Professor and Researcher at Western Michigan University, College of Aviation. She teaches classes such as Airline Flight Operations, Advanced Aircraft Systems, and Aviation Meteorology. 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 a member of the ICAO Next Generation of Aviation Professionals (NGAP) outreach working group. She holds is an Airline Transport Pilot, and is a Aviation Human factors Specialist. Her research interests include; Fatigue Countermeasures for Aircrew; and Aviation Weather Technologies.

Her work has been  featured in China, Singapore , London, Portugal, Malta, Sardinia, Sweden, Germany, France, Budapest, Spain and at in the U.S. at the World Aviation Training Conference (WATS), also featured in several industry publications. 

She is currently an investigator for The Partnership to Enhance General Aviation Safety, Accessibility and Sustainability (PEGASAS) - a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Center of Excellence for General Aviation. The mission of PEGASAS is to enhance general aviation safety, accessibility, and sustainability by partnering the FAA with a national network of world-class researchers, educators and industry leaders..