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Dr, Chris Jones


Born in Havre de Grace, Maryland.


Jones earned a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Master degree in aerospace in engineering from University of Dayton.


Dr. Christopher Jones, receive the 2016 Black Engineer of the Year. He cited with a University President's Commission Minority Achievement Award but he also won a 1996 Black Engineer of the Year Student Leadership Award.

What about him?

Mr. Christopher T. Jones is know as Chris has been the Corporate Vice President and at Northrop Grumman Corporation since January 1, 2013 and its president of Technology Services sector since January 1, 2016.

His Past:

He finish high school in 1982. He graduated with high honors as an aerospace engineering major and flew away in Air Force blue in 1986. His career took a turn in U.S. military as a systems analyst to the Foreign Technology Division at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. He analyzed classified data on foreign ballistic missile and space systems at a time when Ronald Reagan's White House was deeply concerned about missile defense.