Assistant Professor, College of Aeronautics; Associate Program Chair, BS in Unmanned Systems Applications
Department of Undergraduate Studies
Worldwide College of Aeronautics
Worldwide campus

Christian Janke is an instructor with Embry-Riddle's Worldwide Campus and an Assistant Professor in the College of Aeronautics.  Christian instructs at courses about Unmanned Systems in multi-domain-environments and their applications. 

Christian has been in military service for 14 years as air operations officer and helicopter pilot. He served in several multinational staff deployments, responsible for Public Affairs and Strategic Communication. He is an auditor for quality management, also a trainer for Human Factors & Crew Resource Management and an instructor for Safety Management and Risk Assessment. 

Christian's research focus is on Unmanned Systems, robotics and autonomy. Especially in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) he focuses on their capabilities, protection against misuse, business models, and regulatory environment. In this function he is a Research Fellow at the European Aviation Security Center.


  • M.S. - Master of Science in Aeronautics, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University