Lori Brown is an Associate Professor and Researcher at Western Michigan University, College of Aviation. She serves on the International Pilot Training Association (IPTA) council and is the chair for the Outreach chair for the ICAO Next Generation of Aviation Professionals (NGAP) program. She is an Airline Transport Pilot and has taught in the International Pilot Training Center on the B737 for Delta, British Airways, KLM, and UAE, Ab-initio sponsored cadets. She serves as an aviation curriculum evaluator for America's Council on Education (ACE) for the Navy, Army, Air Force, Marines, FAA and Coast Guard and is also currently a researcher for the FAA PEGASAS center of excellence dedicated to helping the FAA revolutionize technical training practices. Her transformative aviation training methodologies using augmented and virtual reality have been widely recognized in the aviation community and has earned her the WMU Innovative Teaching Award (2018), the WMU nominated Michigan Professor of the Year Award (2018), Microsoft Partner Spotlight Program to celebrate women in technology. Her work has been featured at ICAO, the Royal Aeronautical Society and in many international conferences, books and journal publications.