Markeeva Morgan is the director of BDS Special Projects Dallas and P8/AAS Program for Boeing. Morgan possesses nearly two decades of experience in engineering management and project management with the Department of Defense, NASA, and The Boeing Company.
In 2001, Morgan began his career with Naval Reactors. His work included nuclear instrumentation and control technical advisor to the Atlantic submarine fleet, various positions of increasing responsibility at Naval Reactors, and manager of the Generic Instrumentation and Control Program, charged with designing microprocessor-based control systems that can be used in multiple Navy nuclear-powered ship platforms.
Morgan was conferred the Navy Commendation medal and the 2007 Naval Sea Systems Command Federal Engineer of the Year award.
Morgan subsequently spent 10 years at NASA where his work included manager of the Huntsville Advanced Defense Technology Cluster Initiative (HADTCI) and the Space Launch System (SLS) Program Core Stage Avionics Hardware Subsystems manager and Stages Flight Termination System Integration lead.
Morgan was repeatedly named a distinguished performer at NASA and a “Rising Marshall Star,” was honored by his NASA peers with the “Thinking Outside the Box” award, and received the Black Engineer of the Year Modern Day Technology Leader Award.
Morgan earned his Bachelor of Science in in electrical engineering in 2001 from the University of Mississippi and Master of Science in engineering management from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., in 2006. He was inducted into the Ole Miss Student Hall of Fame and honored with the 2007 Outstanding Young Alumni award.
Morgan serves on the UM advisory boards/boards of directors of the School of Engineering (Executive Committee), the Haley Barbour Center for Manufacturing Excellence, and the University Foundation. He was selected as the inaugural Emerging Young Philanthropist by the Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy in 2018.