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Hans Mark

Hans MarkAKA Hans M. Mark

Born: 17-Jun-1929
Birthplace: Mannheim, Germany

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Physicist, Government, Educator
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Air Force Secretary, 1979-81

    University: BS Physics, University of California at Berkeley (1951)
    University: PhD Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1954)
    Administrator: Acting Chairman, Neutron Physics Group, Laboratory for Nuclear Science, MIT (1954-55)
    Scholar: Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, University of California at Berkeley (1955-58)
    Professor: Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1958-60)
    Administrator: Chairman, Experimental Physics Division, Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, UC Berkeley (1960-64)
    Professor: Nuclear Engineering, University of California at Berkeley (1961-69)
    Teacher: Lecturer, Applied Science, University of California at Davis (1969-73)
    Administrator: Chancellor, University of Texas (1984-92)
    Professor: Aerospace Engineering, University of Texas at Austin (1988-)

    US Defense Department Director, Defense Research and Engineering (1998-2001)
    NASA Deputy Administrator (1981-84)
    US Secretary of the Air Force (1979-81)
    NASA Director, Ames Research Center (1969-77)
    American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
    American Council of Trustees and Alumni National Council
    Bush-Cheney '04
    Council on Foreign Relations
    National Academy of Sciences
    Institute for Defense Analyses Consultant (1958-61)
    John McCain 2008
    Kay Bailey Hutchison for Senate
    National Science Foundation Consultant (1966-69)
    Naturalized US Citizen 1945

Author of books:
Experiments in Modern Physics (1966, physics, with N. Thomas Olson)
Power and Security (1976, Critical Choices for Americans series vol. 4, with Edward Teller and John S. Teller, Jr.)
The Management of Research Institutions (1984)
The Space Station: A Personal Journey (1987)

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