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Mark J. Lewis

academic administrator , educator , aerospace engineer , former civilian military employee

Mark J. Lewis, academic administrator, aerospace engineer, educator, former civilian military employee. Recipient Henry Webb Salisbury award, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1984, E. Robert Kent Teaching award, 1989, A. James Clark Service award, 1992, Meritorious Civilian Service award, 2004; Office of Naval Research Fellow, 1984.

Education

Bachelor of Science in earth and planetary science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1984. Bachelor of Science in aeronautics and astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1984. Master of Science in aeronautics and astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1985.

Doctor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1988.

Career

Assistant to associate professor aerospace engineering A. James Clark School Engineering, University Maryland, College Park, 1988—1999, professor and associate chair aerospace engineering, 1999—2004, Doctor Mark Lewis Willis Young professor, chairman aerospace engineering department, since 2009. Director Space Vehicle Technology Institute, College Park, 2002—2004. Chief scientist United States Air Force, Washington, 2004—2008.

Works

  • Author: more than 220 technical publication.

Membership

Fellow: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (president-elect 2009, president since 2010, National Capital Section Young Scientist/Engineer Year 1994, Abe Zarem award mentor 1998), National Institute Aerospace. Member: American Society of Mechanical Engineers.