Lori  Brown

Associate Professor

Western Michigan University

College of Aviation




 Lori Brown 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 task-force. 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.

2014 her work will be featured in China, at the Singapore Airshow (Aero-guide), at The World Aviation Training Conference (WATS), The Probabilistic Safety Assessment & Management conference, Hawaii, and the EAAP conference in Malta, Also featured in several industry publications.  She is currently the principal investigator for research in Sweden looking at: THE EFFECTS OF LIGHT EXPOSURE ON FLIGHT CREW ALERTNESS LEVELS - funded by the Western Michigan University FRACAA award, and the WMU PI research affiliate 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..