Dr. Bill Johnson

Dr. William Johnson, Chief Scientific and Technical Advisor, Maintenance Human Factors, Federal Aviation Administration

Dr. William Johnson has been the Chairman of the WATS Maintenance Stream since 2002. He is the FAA Chief Scientific and Technical Advisor for Human Factors in Aircraft Maintenance Systems. Bill has 40+ years as a Senior Executive and Scientist in engineering and airline companies, including 15 years at FAA. He is the top FAA executive responsible for research and technical programs related to human performance in maintenance/engineering. He is a pilot and aviation maintenance technician for over 50 years. He has published nearly 500 papers/presentations and has delivered speeches in over 50 countries. In 2018 he was awarded the prestigious Flight Safety Foundation-Airbus Safety Award for his long-time contributions to maintenance-Engineering Human Factors.