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The Johnson C. Smith Community Welcomes Dr. Woodrow Whitlow, NASA Deputy Associate Administrator and Associate Administrator for Mission Support, to the University Campus on Friday, February 26, 2010. 


Dr. Woodrow Whitlow Jr. is Director of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) John H. Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field in Cleveland, Ohio. Appointed to this position effective December 25, 2005, he is responsible for planning, organizing and directing the activities required to accomplish the missions assigned to the center.

Dr. Whitlow earned his Bachelor of Science, Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has written nearly 40 technical papers, most in the areas of unsteady transonic flow and aeroelasticity.

Dr. Whitlow has received numerous awards, including U.S. Black Engineer of the Year in Government, NASA Exceptional Service Honor Medal, NASA Equal Opportunity Honor Medal, the (British) Institution of Mechanical Engineers William Sweet Smith Prize and the Presidential Rank of Meritorious Executive. The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics named him an associate fellow in 1993.

Principal Investigator of Johnson C. Smith's Alliance Receives University Award at 2010 Grantsmanship Recognition Ceremony

Dr. Sunil Gupta, PI  and Assistant Professor in the Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at Johnson C. Smith University, received the Golden Jacket Award at the twelfth annual Grantsmanship Recognition Ceremony recently.

This award is sponsored by the Office of Government Sponsored Programs and the Office of Institutional Advancement.

The Golden Jacket award recognizes faculty and staff efforts in research, scholarship, and public service, and for work in the administrative aspects of the grants process.

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Gupta on receiving this honor!

At left, Dr. Gupta with other JCSU grant winners from the 2010 awards.