NASA's Research as an Innovation Catalyst

Dr. Woodlow Whitlow, Jr
Former Associate Administrator for the Mission Support Directorate at NASA Head Quarters in Washington DC
(Recorded 02-2014)


Dr. Woodrow Whitlow, Jr. is the former Associate Administrator for the Mission Support Directorate at NASA HQ in Washington DC. Prior to that he was the Director of the NASA John Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio. Earlier Dr. Whitlow was Deputy Director of the NASA John F. Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Dr. Whitlow began his career as a researcher at the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, VA. Dr. Whitlow earned his BS, MS and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston, MA and holds an honorary doctor of engineering degree from Cranfield University. He has written more than 40 technical papers, mostly in the areas of unsteady transonic flow, aeroelasticity and propulsion. Dr Whitlow is the recipient of many awards and recognition too numerous to mention. He is also a member of the Board of Entrepreneurial Engagement Ohio.