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Michael D. Griffin
|Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering|
February 19, 2018
|Preceded by||Position established|
|11th Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration|
April 13, 2005 – January 20, 2009
|President||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Sean O'Keefe|
|Succeeded by||Charles Bolden|
Michael Douglas Griffin
November 1, 1949
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)
|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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Michael Griffin was formally sworn in by Vice President Dick Cheney on June 28, 2005.
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