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Paul Karlowitz
Associate Professor
School of Management
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Paul Karlowitz, MS
Associate Professor, Aviation

Education

MS

1991, Aviation Safety/Management
Central Missouri State University

BS

1971, Physics/ Math
Northeast Louisiana Univeristy

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Biographical Sketch

Forty six years in professional aviation.  Career  United States Air Force pilot having flown a multitude of USAF aircraft including 10 years in B-52s as a nuclear qualified combat pilot.   Special Air Missions pilot in Europe for 4 years.  Executive Director of  military and municipal airports for 12 years.  Aviation Professor at ULM for past 19 years.   Director for UAS operations for ULM's Precision Ag and UAS Research Center.  Faculty member in the Aviation Department teaching UAS technology.

Licensure & Certification

Commercial Pilot, Federal Avaition Administration. (November 15 1975 - Present)
Instrument Pilot Certificate, FAA. (May 1973 - Present)
Multiengine Certificate, FAA. (May 1973 - Present)
Private Pilot Certificate, FAA. (May 1973 - Present)
sUAS Pilot Certification, FAA. (September 24 2016 - September 30 2018)
FAA Safety Team Representative, FAA. (September 28 2016 - September 28 2018)
FAA Safety Counselor, Federal Aviation Administraton. (June 12 2003 - June 12 2005)

Research Interests

Research interests are UAS applications in all areas of agriculture analysis, industry inspection  and land survey techniques with emphasis on sensor technology.  Primary sensors of interest are High Res Color, multi-spectral imaging, hyper-spectral imaging, and LIDAR.

Recent Publications

Karlowitz, P. M. (2018). Certificate of Authorization documentation and justification. Unk: FAA.
Karlowitz, P. M. (2018). Certificate of Authorization documentation and justification. Unk: FAA.
Karlowitz, P. M. (2018). Certificate of Authorization documentation and justification. Unk: FAA.

Research Grants

Karlowitz, P. M. (Other), "Comprehensive Precision Agriculture and UAS Research Center" (Pending Funding Decision), Sponsored By ULM, $500000. (May 1 2014 - Present).
Karlowitz, P. M. (Principal), "3D Printer" (Pending Funding Decision), Sponsored By ULM, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $100,000. (July 1 2014 - June 30 2015).

Awards & Honors

December 2013 State Winner , Post Secondary Technology Teacher of the year .

December 2013 Regional post-secondary technology teacher of the year.

December 2002 Century Tel Program of Excellence.

Courses Taught

AVIA 1010PRIMARY GROUND INSTRUCTION, 6 course(s)

AVIA 1011PRIMARY GROUND INSTRUCTION, 6 course(s)

AVIA 2080INTRO UNMAN AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS, 6 course(s)

AVIA 3001Aerodynamics, 2 course(s)

AVIA 3002AVIATION WEATHER, 1 course(s)

AVIA 3080UAS DESIGN AND SYSTEMS, 4 course(s)

AVIA 3081UAS GROUND COMM TELEMETRY, 4 course(s)

AVIA 4001Air Transportation, 1 course(s)

AVIA 4002AIR TRAFFIC ADMINISTRATION, 1 course(s)

AVIA 4005AVIATION SAFETY, 2 course(s)

AVIA 4015AC ENGINES & SYSTEMS, 1 course(s)

AVIA 4030AVIATION LAW, 3 course(s)

AVIA 4070AIRPORT ADMINISTRATION, 5 course(s)

AVIA 4081UAS OPERATIONS, 4 course(s)

FRYS 1001Freshman Year Seminar, 1 course(s)