Jan Schilling Chief Engineer for Advanced Products GE Aviation (retired)


Jan C. Schilling, retired, spent his 45-year career from designing advanced engines to fielding certified or qualified engines at GE Aviation. Schilling’s career included leading the team that designed, developed, and certified the GE90-115B engine for Boeing’s 777-300ER/200LR aircraft. Schilling served as GE Aviation’s chief engineer and general manager with responsibility for product integrity, flight safety, and compliance with regulations for all fielded and development engines. He became a member of the NAE in 2013. He received the AIAA Air Breathing Propulsion award in 2015. Schilling has a B.S degree in mechanical engineering from Indiana Tech and a M.S. in aerospace engineering from the University of Cincinnati He continues to work with both institutions promoting careers in engineering.