NOVA Welcomes New Associate Dean of MS&E

Dr. Andrew J. Green joined the Math, Science & Engineering (MS&E) Division as associate dean in November 2011. In this position, Green supports the dean in the management of the MS&E Division. Green also plans to teach at least one engineering class per semester. MS&E has about 85 full-time faculty and 135 adjunct faculty who provide instruction to 3,400 FTE students per semester.

The academic associate dean position is the first at NOVA. Some of the key duties include working with the assistant deans to provide mentoring and assistance to the adjunct faculty, managing the Annandale MASTER Math Lab (MML), supporting the assistant deans in the conduct and operations of their departments, and supporting MS&E outreach to local high schools and Virginia colleges.

Green came to NOVA from a 37-year career in government and industry. He was with Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMC) from 1994 until 2010. He served successfully in many technical development positions including vice president of engineering at corporate headquarters, director leadership roles in program management, system engineering, quality assurance and technology development in the space business area, as well as a program chief engineer in the Heritage Information Systems and Global Services business area. Prior to LMC, Green was an officer in the U.S. Army from June 1974 to July 1994. He successfully served as a Department of Army selected product manager for the Patriot missile upgrade. Green also served in leadership positions for anti-satellite and directed energy efforts, strategic defense initiatives, and high priority classified space programs as well as being a Cavalry Platoon Leader.

Green is also a product of community colleges. He received an A.S. degree from Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, New York. He received a B.S. degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He finished M.S. and Ph.D. programs in the field of astrodynamics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Green is very excited about the opportunities to work with the wonderful people associated with NOVA and MS&E. He feels that NOVA offers technical education options for students that will help them develop successful technical careers as well as enhance the overall technical capabilities of our state and nation. He looks forward to working with various colleagues at the College to help NOVA achieve its goal of providing a 21st century world class competitive technically educated workforce.

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