Michael D. Griffin

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Michael D. Griffin
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Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering
In office
February 19, 2018 – July 10, 2020
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byMichael Kratsios (acting)
11th Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
In office
April 13, 2005 – January 20, 2009
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
DeputyShana Dale
Preceded bySean O'Keefe
Succeeded byCharles Bolden
Personal details
Michael Douglas Griffin

(1949-11-01) November 1, 1949 (age 72)
Aberdeen, Maryland, U.S.
EducationJohns Hopkins University (BS, MS)
Catholic University (MS)
University of Maryland, College Park (PhD)
University of Southern California (MS)
George Washington University (MS)
Loyola University Maryland (MBA)
Scientific career
FieldsAerospace Engineering
InstitutionsApplied Physics Laboratory
ThesisNumerical solutions for two- and three-dimensional non-reacting flowfields in an internal combustion engine (1977)

Michael Douglas Griffin (born November 1, 1949) is an American physicist and aerospace engineer. He was the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering. Before, he was Administrator of NASA from April 13, 2005, to January 20, 2009.

In 2007 he was included in the TIME 100, the magazine's list of the 100 most influential people.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "The 2008 Time 100". Time. Archived from the original on May 2, 2008. Retrieved May 12, 2010.