Be proud of being a Terp alumni and stay connected to UMD and the Clark School. You have likely done things together and shared things that you will remember your entire lives, and that you will not do or share with anyone else.

Christopher T. Jones, Ph.D.
Chief of Operations at The Leadership Compass

Degree(s) at UMD:

  • Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering at University of Maryland College Park, 1997

Degree(s) at Other Institutions:

  • M.S. in Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Management at University of Dayton, 1991
  • B.S. in  Aerospace Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology, 1982


Before his position as Chief of Operations, Dr. Jones was the  President of Technology Services at Northrop Grumman and was the Chief of Maintenance at U.S Air Force. He has completed  the general management program at the Harvard Business School, and he has been endorsed by his peers for his skills and knowledge in the Aerospace, defense, and program management fields.


  • BES/NSBE (Black Engineers Society)

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