Julius Keller is an Assistant Professor in the School of Aviation and Transportation Technology at Purdue University. He is an active Certified Flight Instructor with airplane single- and multi-engine, and instrument-airplane ratings. Prior to entering academics, Dr. Keller gained experience as a charter pilot in a Piper Navajo. He also managed multi-modal transportation and logistics for numerous Fortune 500 Companies.
Dr. Keller’s primary scholarly areas in aviation include general aviation human factors, collegiate aviation safety, training, and education. His research has been acknowledged by the Federal Aviation Administration and the University Aviation Association.
In addition to his scholarship, he has been recognized for his leadership efforts involving women and underrepresented minorities in collegiate aviation. Dr. Keller is the faculty advisor for the Women in Aviation Purdue Chapter, a member of the University Aviation Association, and Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.
Dr. Keller teaches courses pertaining to advanced aircraft systems, advanced navigation, multi-cultural team operations, and aviation management.