Jamie L. Whitten National Center for Physical Acoustics
University of Mississippi
His Aeroacoustics group became involved in a variety of exciting research projects sponsored by the United States Army, Navy, and Air Force. In 2009 Jack was appointed as Director of the NCPA. He loved experimental research and secured funding, designed, and built a unique and productive jet noise facility and wind tunnel system at the NCPA. He provided his coworkers with an environment for learning and growth, never trying to constrain their opportunities but encouraging them to expand their boundaries.