Ball Aerospace recently announced that Dr. Jeanne Atwell will serve as vice president and chief engineer for the company.
In a span of 20 years at Ball Aerospace, Dr. Atwell has served in widely diverse roles, including as a data scientist, systems engineer, technical manager, business area manager and functional manager. Most recently, she served as senior director of Advanced Mission Solutions for the National Defense business unit.
Dr. Atwell has supported programs in all phases of the program lifecycle, from architecture studies to requirements development and post-delivery support, including serving as chief engineer on several programs and proposals. Dr. Atwell holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, a master’s degree in mathematics from Oregon State University and a Ph.D. in applied mathematics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. She was a National Reconnaissance Office Technology Fellow in 2004.
“I’m pleased to welcome Jeanne into her new role as our most senior technical leader,” said Dave Kaufman, president, Ball Aerospace. “She has an impeccable technical record and will focus on execution throughout the entire life cycle, ensuring continuous success across our programs.”