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Interviewed for The Comprehensive Version by Greg Morkovin

Professor Emeritus,
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering,
Illinois Institute of Technology

Chicago, IL
Elected to the National Academy of Engineers in 1987, Mark is a fellow of the American Physical Society, of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), receiving its first Fluid and Plasmadynamic Award in 1977, and of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and a recipient of its 1987 Fluids Engineering Award, the most prestigious award conferred by ASME upon an individual for outstanding contributions over a period of years to the fluids engineering profession through research, practice, and/or teaching. 

Mark had a substantial part in the development of the Bell X-1, the first airplane to break the sound barrier, and of the first space shuttle.  

His son Gregory Morkovin is a founder of WHUM and its current Executive Director.

Mark's online bio

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