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Dr. Michael D. Griffin

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Chairman and Chief Executive Offi...

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Local Address: Arlington, Virginia, United States
Schafer Corporation
321 Billerica Road
Chelsmford , Massachusetts 01824
United States

Company Description: Schafer provides research, development, test and evaluation, modeling and analysis of 21st century technology applications in the growing markets of laboratory...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Administrator
    NASA
  • Chief
    NASA

Education

  • academic degrees
    University of Southern California
  • Ph.D. , Aerospace Engineering
    University of Maryland
  • bachelor's degree , physics
    Johns Hopkins University
  • master's degree , aerospace science
    Catholic University of America
  • master's degree , electrical engineering
    University of Southern California
  • master's degree , applied physics
    Johns Hopkins University
  • master's degree , Civil Engineering
    George Washington University
  • master's degree , business administration
    Loyola College
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Web References
OmniEarth: About
www.omniearth.net, 7 Mar 2015 [cached]
Dr. Michael D. Griffin
Michael Griffin is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Schafer Corporation. He was previously the Administrator of NASA from 2005-09, and prior to that was the Space Department Head at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. He has also held numerous faculty and executive positions, including President and Chief Operating Officer of In-Q-Tel, Chief Executive Officer of Magellan Systems, General Manager of Orbital Science Corporation's Space Systems Group, and Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer at Orbital. Griffin is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the International Academy of Astronautics, an Honorary Fellow and the current President of the AIAA, a Fellow of the AAS, and a Senior Member of IEEE.
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Mike Griffin
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Mike Griffin, Board Member
Nominated by President George W. Bush and confirmed by the United States Senate, Michael Griffin began his duties as the 11th Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration on April 14, 2005.
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Prior to being nominated as NASA administrator, Griffin was serving as Space Department Head at Johns Hopkins University's Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland. He was previously President and Chief Operating Officer of In-Q-Tel, Inc., and also served in several positions within Orbital Sciences Corporation, Dulles, Virginia, including Chief Executive Officer of Orbital's Magellan Systems Division and General Manager of the Space Systems Group.
Earlier in his career, Griffin served as chief engineer and as associate administrator for exploration at NASA, and as deputy for technology at the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization. He has been an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins University, and George Washington University, where he taught courses in spacecraft design, applied mathematics, guidance and navigation, compressible flow, computational fluid dynamics, spacecraft attitude control, astrodynamics and introductory aerospace engineering. He is the lead author of more than two dozen technical papers, as well as the textbook, "Space Vehicle Design".
A registered professional engineer in Maryland and California, Griffin is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the International Academy of Astronautics, an Honorary Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), a Fellow of the American Astronautical Society, and a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. He is a recipient of the NASA Exceptional Achievement Medal, the AIAA Space Systems Medal, and the Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Medal, the highest award given to a non-government employee.
Griffin received a bachelor's degree in physics from Johns Hopkins University, a master's degree in aerospace science from Catholic University of America; a Ph.D. in aerospace engineering from the University of Maryland; a master's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Southern California; a master's degree in applied physics from Johns Hopkins University; a master's degree in business administration from Loyola College; and a master's degree in Civil Engineering from George Washington University. He is a certified flight instructor with instrument and multiengine ratings.
Soft Skills - Dr.G.John
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Michael Griffin
Chief of NASA (USA).
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(left to right) Gilligan, Griffin, Chilton, Siegal, Obering, Battle
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Michael Griffin
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Schafer Corporation
Michael Griffin is a senior technology contributor and leader, with extensive experience serving the national interest in government, industry, and academia. Before joining Schafer, he served as the 11th Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), from April 2005 to January 2009 and most recently was Eminent Scholar and Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.
Prior to his nomination as NASA Administrator, Griffin was the Space Department Head at Johns Hopkins University's Applied Physics Laboratory, President and Chief Operating Officer of In-Q-Tel, Inc., and served in several positions within Orbital Sciences Corporation, including Chief Executive Officer of Orbital's Magellan Systems division and General Manager of the Space Systems Group.
Earlier in his career, Griffin served as Chief Engineer and as Associate Administrator for exploration at NASA, and as Deputy for Technology at the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization. He has been an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins University, and George Washington University, where he taught courses in spacecraft design, applied mathematics, guidance and navigation, compressible flow, computational fluid dynamics, spacecraft attitude control, astrodynamics and introductory aerospace engineering.
Griffin holds seven academic degrees, including: a B.S. in Physics from Johns Hopkins University; a M.S. in Aerospace Science from Catholic University of America; a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Maryland; a M.S.E. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California; a M.S. in Applied Physics from Johns Hopkins University; a M.A. in Business Administration from Loyola College; and a M.S.E. in Civil Engineering from George Washington University.
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"John's diverse background not only provides a solid foundation for the Schafer team, but will be paramount in strengthening our current business base and expanding into new areas," said Michael Griffin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Schafer Corporation.
Front Row: Patti Millican, Bob Elfanbaum, ...
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Front Row: Patti Millican, Bob Elfanbaum, Mike Griffin, Frank Van Rensselaer, Tom Lynch
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Michael Griffin
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Schafer Corporation
Michael Griffin is a senior technology contributor and leader, with extensive experience serving the national interest in government, industry, and academia. Before joining Schafer, he served as the 11th Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), from April 2005 to January 2009 and most recently was Eminent Scholar and Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.
Prior to his nomination as NASA Administrator, Griffin was the Space Department Head at Johns Hopkins University's Applied Physics Laboratory, President and Chief Operating Officer of In-Q-Tel, Inc., and served in several positions within Orbital Sciences Corporation, including Chief Executive Officer of Orbital's Magellan Systems division and General Manager of the Space Systems Group.
Earlier in his career, Griffin served as Chief Engineer and as Associate Administrator for exploration at NASA, and as Deputy for Technology at the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization. He has been an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins University, and George Washington University, where he taught courses in spacecraft design, applied mathematics, guidance and navigation, compressible flow, computational fluid dynamics, spacecraft attitude control, astrodynamics and introductory aerospace engineering.
Griffin holds seven academic degrees, including: a B.S. in Physics from Johns Hopkins University; a M.S. in Aerospace Science from Catholic University of America; a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Maryland; a M.S.E. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California; a M.S. in Applied Physics from Johns Hopkins University; a M.A. in Business Administration from Loyola College; and a M.S.E. in Civil Engineering from George Washington University.
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"John's diverse background not only provides a solid foundation for the Schafer team, but will be paramount in strengthening our current business base and expanding into new areas," said Michael Griffin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Schafer Corporation.
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