John Bradham

Assistant Professor, College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Mathematics,Physical & Life Sciences
Worldwide College of Arts & Sciences
Worldwide campus

Dr. Bradham is married to Becky Brewer Bradham. They have two children; Natalie and Lisa, and five grandchildren. Dr. Bradham has been associated with Embry-Riddle Worldwide since 2010.

Dr. Bradham has prepared and presented papers on computer integrated manufacturing technology at various conferences and symposia. He is the author of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers Blue Book on Standard for the Exchange of Product Model Data (STEP) Driven Manufacturing which was published in 1998 by the Computer and Automated Systems Association of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers. Dr. Bradham is interested the effects of the environment on electromagnetic propagation and aircraft operations as well as in computer integrated manufacturing technologies.


  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Meteorology, Texas A&M University System : College Station
  • M.S. - Master of Science in Meteorology, Texas A&M University System : College Station

  • PMP Certificate

​Dr. Bradham served 24 years in the United States Air Force retiring as a full colonel. He held multiple leadership and command positions in the Air Force with the Air Weather Service and completed his career as the Chief of the Command and Control Systems Division at the Air Staff. Following his career in the Air Force, Dr. Bradham completed 22 years with the South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA) retiring in 2010 as a Senior Vice-President. During his career with SCRA he led multiple teams in the design, development, and implementation of computer integrated manufacturing systems.