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Michael D. Griffin
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Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering
Assumed office
February 19, 2018
President Donald Trump
Preceded by Position established
11th Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
In office
April 13, 2005 – January 20, 2009
President George W. Bush
Deputy Shana Dale
Preceded by Sean O'Keefe
Succeeded by Charles Bolden
Personal details
Born
Michael Douglas Griffin

November 1, 1949 (1949-11-01) (age 70)
Aberdeen, Maryland, U.S.
Education Johns 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
Fields Aerospace Engineering
Institutions Applied Physics Laboratory
Thesis Numerical 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 is the current 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.


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