MICHAEL R. OGLES - DIRECTOR OF NASA PROGRAMS, AUBURN UNIVERSITY
Mike Ogles has more than 30 years of leadership and management experience in aerospace, department of defense and automotive manufacturing industries. Currently, he is serving as the director of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Programs for the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering at Auburn University (AU) and business development director for AU’s National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence (NCAME). Functional experience includes manufacturing engineering, systems engineering, engineering management, program management, financial management, and business development. He provides a conduit for NASA’s new technology needs to Auburn University’s research capabilities.
Before coming to Auburn, Mike held the positions of Vice President of Space Systems for Teledyne Brown Engineering in Huntsville and Senior Vice President of Federal Business for Geocent in New Orleans.
Mike lives in in Athens, Alabama, and is a 1989 Mechanical Engineering graduate of Auburn University.