Title: Director of Aerospace Physiology R&D and Training
Duties: Instructor, Man-Rating, Medical Monitor, Courseware Developer, Physiology Trainer Test Pilot
Background: Dr. Fan is an aerospace medicine and physiology specialist. His interest lies in the use of relevant methods and training tools in providing effective, mission-relevant, and human-centered aerospace physiology preparedness for aviators, air travelers, and commercial space travelers. Dr Fan manages NASTAR Center training courses and continually enhances them through integration of novel methods and techniques, relevant skills, and advanced technology. He provides professional inputs into training device development and upgrades to optimize and improve training experience. Dr. Fan is also an advisor and test pilot for the man-rating team which evaluates the safety for human occupancy in ETC’s high-performance physiology training devices prior to operationalization.
Dr. Fan has served as an Aviation Medical Officer for 16 years in the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) where he was involved in training and evaluations on centrifuges, altitude chambers, and other physiology training devices. He has years of experience in developing, managing, and instructing aviation physiology courses for pilots and physicians.
Dr. Fan has a Master of Science in Aerospace Medicine from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, and a Master of Medicine in Occupational Medicine and Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the National University of Singapore in the Republic of Singapore. Dr. Fan also has a Diploma in Aviation Medicine from the Royal Air Force School of Aviation Medicine in Farnborough, United Kingdom.