|November 07, 1979
|Bobak Ferdowsi age
|43 YEARS OLD
Bobak Ferdowsi, famously known as the "Mohawk Guy," is an accomplished engineer based in Pennsylvania. As of 2024, his estimated net worth is reported to range from $100,000 to $1 million. Ferdowsi gained immense recognition for his distinctive hairstyle during NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission in 2012. He played a pivotal role as a flight director on the Curiosity rover project, contributing significantly to the success of the mission. Apart from his engineering prowess, Ferdowsi has also been actively involved in promoting STEM education and inspiring young minds to pursue a career in the field.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory engineer on the Mars Curiosity mission. He is known as the "Mohawk Guy" and President Obama singled him out during a speech congratulating his team.
He earned an aerospace engineering degree from the University of Washington.
His unique hair cut and style earned him the nickname the Mohawk Guy.
He was raised by Iranian immigrant parents in San Francisco and Tokyo.
He was a featured guest at Barack Obama 's 2013 State of the Union address.