Michael L. Barr

Expert in aviation safety,  aircraft accident investigation and prevention

Senior instructor, Continuing Education Program, USC Viterbi School of Engineering

Instructor, USC Aviation Safety Programs


  • airplane crashes
  • aviation safety
  • aircraft accident investigation and prevention
  • risk management
  • risk analysis
  • the Concorde

Additional Information

  • Keynote speaker, 1st International South American Safety meeting (2004)
  • International expert in safety management systems presentations in Brazil (2004), Mexico (2004), South Africa (2005) and Trinidad (2005)
  • Member, Flight Safety Foundation’s corporate aviation advisory committee
  • Selected as an aviation pathfinder by Aviation Maintenance & Operations magazine
  • Appeared on CNN’s Larry King show to offer expert discussion on the 9/11 tragedy

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