Mark F. Miller is the Vice President of Research & Engineering at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation. He is responsible for approximately 4,000 global engineering professionals providing engineering support to all Sikorsky development, production, sustainment and aftermarket programs. Mr. Miller is also responsible for technical oversight of Sikorsky Research & Development projects, and Sikorsky Innovations advanced programs, including the S-97 RAIDER™, Joint Multi-Role Defiant™ Technology Demonstrator, and Optionally Piloted Vehicles (OPVs). He is a member of the United Technologies Corporation (UTC) Technical Council.
Mr. Miller joined Sikorsky as Director, System Engineering in July 2000, was promoted to Vice President, System Engineering and Technology in May 2001, and was named to his current role in February 2002. While serving as Vice President, Research & Engineering, Sikorsky Corporation has been recognized with United Technologies Corporations Mead Medal for "outstanding accomplishments in engineering or science" five times, and has twice received the Robert J. Collier Trophy "for the greatest achievement in aeronautics or astronautics in America".
Prior to joining Sikorsky Aircraft, Mr. Miller was Deputy Vice President, Engineering and Advanced Programs at Lockheed Martin Skunk Works, where he was recognized with the Lockheed Robert E. Gross Award for Technical Excellence / Scientist of the Year and two Lockheed Martin Nova Awards for Leadership and for Teamwork. He earlier held engineering leadership roles at Northrop Advanced Systems Division.
Mr. Miller received a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his MBA from the University of Southern California. Mr. Miller currently serves on the Board of Visitors for the University of Maryland and the School of Engineering Advisory Board for Fairfield University, and is a Director for the American Helicopter Society.