Carmen L Prater

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Graduate Studies
Worldwide College of Aeronautics

Adjunct Faculty at Embry-Riddle at the Department of Graduate Studies, College of Aeronautics since 2013. Currently serves as a DoD civilian flight test engineer for the Air Force Test Center based out of the Las Vegas, NV area. Ms. Prater's 25 year career has encompassed a diverse range of experiences including positions in Technical Project Management, Quality Management/Chief Inspector, Manned Spacecraft Test and Operations, and U.S. Government Acquisition Test Management. Ms. Prater is a subject matter expert in developmental flight test and evaluation and flight test safety analysis. 

  • M.A.S. - Master of Aeronautical Science in Human Factors Aviation Systems and Space Studies, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • B.S. - Bachelor of Science in Professional Aeronautics, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • A.S. - Associate of Science in Professional Aeronautics, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

  • A&P - Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic

  • ASCI 531: Robotics and Control
  • ASCI 530: Unmanned Aerospace Systems

Course developer: UNSY 431 Unmanned Systems Human Factors

Bachelor courses:  ASCI 202 Introduction to Aeronautical Science, ASCI 315 Unmanned Aerial Systems & Operations, ASCI 318 Unmanned Aerial Systems Robotics, and UNSY 325 Unmanned Systems Testing and Inspection.

Master Courses: ASCI 530 Unmanned Aerospace Systems, ASCI 531 Robotics and Control, UNSY 605 Unmanned Systems Sensation, Perception, and Processing, ASCI 638 Human Factors in Unmanned Aerospace Systems