Shawn A Pruchnicki, PhD
Human Factors Investigation and Education
Aviation & Aerospace, Safety
Accident investigation, human error, accident causation, airline pilot, jet & airline operations, aircraft safety, airport safety, aircraft operations, flight instructor, flight
Shawn Pruchnicki Ph.D, RPh, ATP, CFII, MEI
Shawn currently a professor at The Ohio State University where he teaches aviation safety, human factors, accident investigation and complex aircraft operation for the Department of Aviation. He also serves as the department’s research coordinator. Other teaching responsibilities have included teaching cognitive engineering for the Industrial Systems Engineering Department and clinical toxicology for the College of Pharmacy. Shawn also owns his owes consulting business/company - Human Factors Investigation and Education. Prior to coming to OSU, he flew as a Captain with Comair Airlines (Delta Connection) for 10 years flying the Canadair CL-65 regional jetliner. He has over 4,300 hours of flight time of which 2,900 is turbojet and has a type rating in the CRJ in addition to both ATP multi and commercial single engine cert. He is also a CFI, CFII and MEI and has given approximately 600 hours of flight instruction.
Shawn was extensively invo...