Mr. Curt L Lewis, P.E., CSP
Curt Lewis & Associates, LLC
PO Box 120243
Arlington TX, 76012
Curt Lewis is President/Owner of Curt Lewis & Associates, LLC. The firm specializes in: Aviation Safety, Accident Investigation & Reconstruction,System Safety, & Airport and Aircraft Security.
BIO / Resume / CV:
Curt Lewis is currently President/Owner of Curt Lewis & Associates, LLC. The consulting firm specializes in: Aviation/Airline Safety, Accident Investigation and Reconstruction, Industrial Safety, Forensic Investigation, Product Safety, System Safety, Automotive Crash Worthiness, Railroad Crossing Collision Investigations and Reconstruction, & Airport and Aircraft Security. He served with American Airlines/AMR Corporation (AA) for seventeen years, as the Corporate Manager System Safety and previously as the Corporate Manager of Flight Safety and Flight Operational Quality Assurance (FOQA) for American Airlines. Prior to American, he was a Lead System Safety Engineering Manager for LTV Aerospace Company, a Product Safety Manager for Texas Instruments Inc., a Flight Training Instructor for Boeing Commercial Airplane Group, and served as Chief Corporate Pilot and Safety Director for various industrial corporations. Additionally, he is currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University instructing aviation, system, human factors, and industrial safety courses (Outstanding Faculty Award 2003). He has in excess of thirty years of safety experience as a professional pilot, safety engineer/director, and air safety investigator. Mr. Lewis holds an Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL), Certified Flight Instructor Certificate (Airplane Single, Multiengine & Instrument); with over 10,000 hours of flight experience. In addition, he has earned technical Bachelors degrees in Aeronautical Engineering and Physics, and a Masters degree in Aviation & System Safety. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Aeronautical Science Management (completed 21 graduate hours in Management). He has earned the designation of Certified Safety Professional (CSP) from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) and served as a Board Director. He was elected the BCSP Vice President for 2004 after serving as the Secretary-Treasurer (Managed $2.8 mil budget). Mr. Lewis is a Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the discipline of safety engineering (Mass. # 40394), a Texas Professional Safety Source (TWCC # 1941), and an ISO-9001:2000 Certified Quality Auditor (PA). Mr. Lewis is a professional member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), System Safety Society (SSS), and the International Society of Air Safety Investigators (ISASI). He currently serves as President of the Dallas-Fort Worth ISASI Chapter and the United States Councilor & President to the U.S. ISASI society. He has been elected an ISASI "Fellow." CURT L. LEWIS, PE, CSP EDUCATION Completing Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Northcentral University. Business Administration with a specialization in Aeronautical Science Management (Safety) -(completed 21 graduate hours in Management). Graduate December 2005. Current GPA: 4.0 Master of Aeronautical Science Degree, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, May 2000. Specialization: aviation, system & industrial safety, risk management, regulatory compliance and human factors as related to the aerospace industry. Graduate Research Topic: "Flight Operational Quality Assurance (FOQA)." Graduated with Distinction, GPA: 4.0 Bachelor of Arts Degree in Physics, University of Texas at Austin, August 1983. Dean's Honor List: 1981, 1982, & 1983 Bachelor of Science Degree in Aeronautical Engineering, Arizona State University, May 1974. SUPPLEMENTARY TRAINING o Advanced Accident Investigation Course, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) o Aviation Safety Program Management Course, ERAU o Human Performance in Aviation Course, ERAU o Bloodborne Pathogen Training for Aircraft Accident Investigators, FAA-TSI o Aircraft Accident Investigation Course; National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) o System Safety & Reliability Course; University of Washington o Hazardous Materials Shipping Course; Flying Tigers Airline o Airbus A300, Boeing 757/767 & DC-9/MD-80 Training Course, American Airlines Flight Academy o Boeing 727, 737, & 747 Training Courses; Boeing Commercial Airplane Co. o Concepts of Fire Investigation Techniques o ISO-9001:2000 Certified Auditor/Lead Auditor Course CERTIFICATIONS & PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES o Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP), Specializations: Comprehensive Practice & System Safety, Served as a Director & Vice President to BCSP after serving as Secretary-Treasurer (Managed $2.8 mil budget), o Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.), Discipline: Safety Engineering (Mass. # 40394) o Texas Professional Safety Source (TWCC # 1941) o ISO-9001:2000 Certified Quality Auditor-PA o Aviation Safety Program Management Certificate, ERAU o "Who's Who in the Safety Profession - 1990/1991," The Center for Safety Education o American Society of Safety Engineers (Professional Member) o International Society of Air Safety Investigators (Professional Member & ISASI "Fellow"), President - DFW ISASI Chapter, U.S. Councilor & President of the U.S. ISASI Society o System Safety Society LICENSE, RATINGS AND TIME AIRLINE TRANSPORT PILOT (ATP) TOTAL TIME: 10000 AIRPLANE SINGLE & MULTIENGINE PILOT IN COMMAND: 8500 CERTIFIED FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR MULTIENGINE: 8100 INSTRUMENT INSTRUCTOR TURBINE: 5900 MULTIENGINE INSTRUCTOR INSTRUCTOR: 1200 EXPERIENCE 2005 to Present: PRESIDENT, Curt Lewis & Associates, LLC. Firm is a multi-disciplinary scientific consulting firm. Specializing in: Aviation Safety, Accident Investigation and Reconstruction, Industrial Safety, Forensic Investigation, Product Safety, System Safety, Automotive Crash Worthiness, Railroad Crossing Collision Investigations and Reconstruction, Residential and Light Commercial Engineering, & Airport and Aircraft Security. 2000 to Present: ADJUNCT ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Responsible for instruction of aviation and industrial safety, aircraft accident investigation, and aviation management courses on undergraduate and graduate level. Review of graduate research projects. (Outstanding Faculty Award 2003 Fort Worth Center) 2000 to 2005: CORPORATE MANAGER SYSTEM SAFETY, American Airlines, Dallas, TX. Responsible for the safety and quality assurance of flight, cabin, system safety engineering analysis, fault-tree, failure, trending & statistical analysis; security analysis, risk management, dispatch, airworthiness, and certification. Management of the accident/incident response and investigation, safety technology, Flight Operational Quality Assurance (FOQA), and internal audits. Managing Editor of "AA Flight Safety," AA Occupational Safety and AA Safety magazines. 1988 to 2000: CORPORATE MANAGER OF FLIGHT SAFETY & FOQA, American Airlines, Dallas, TX. Responsible for the safety and quality assurance of flight policy, accident prevention & risk management program for the airline. Management of accident/incident response and investigation, evaluate flight,cabin and human factors training, system safety engineering analysis, conduct crew audits, perform airport inspections, support trade studies/associations, point of contact/liaison with FAA, NTSB, JAA, ICAO, IATA, State Department and manufacturers. Manage FOQA program. Managing Editor of "AA Flight Safety" magazine. Developed Bloodborne Pathogen Training for Accident Investigators, perform in-flight industrial hygiene studies. 1986 to 1988 LEAD SYSTEM SAFETY ENGINEER/PROJECT MANAGER, LTV Aerospace & Defense Co., Dallas, TX. Responsible for management of system safety program/engineering/investigation of aerospace/defense products, provide technical expertise, customer interface, assure contractual safety and quality requirements (MIL-SPECS, OSHA, EPA, DOD, DOT, IATA, state & local), Acquire Explosive Hazard classifications; support trade studies, design reviews, safety and quality audits, and mishap/accident investigations. Held Secret Security Clearance. 1985 to 1986 FLIGHT TRAINING INSTRUCTOR, Boeing Commercial Airplane Co., Seattle, WA. Responsible for development, documentation, instruction, and quality assurance for flight systems, procedures and flight operations manual. Flight Instruction in the Boeing 727, 737, and 747 Fixed Based and Full Flight/Full Motion (Phase C & D) Aircraft Simulators. 1984 to 1985 PRODUCT SAFETY ENGINEERING MANAGER, Texas Instruments, Data Systems Group, Austin, TX. Responsible for management of product/system safety compliance engineering and quality assurance, engineering investigation, testing, documentation, and regulatory compliance of computer systems and subassemblies to the standards of Underwriters Laboratories (UL), Canadian Standards Association (CSA), Verbandes Deutscher Elektrotechniker (VDE), and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). 1977 to 1981 CHIEF CORPORATE PILOT/CORPORATE, DIRECTOR of SAFETY, Mobley Industries, 1976 to 1977 Superior Iron Works Co., 1974 to 1976 Southwestern Railway Co. Responsible for flying and management of corporate aircraft and pilot staff. Also, formulation and direction of company safety policy/program, loss control management, regulatory compliance (OSHA, EPA, DOT, etc.), safety and quality audits, accident investigations.
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