Lawrence G. Jones’ 35+ years of ABET service includes: 2015-16 President, Accreditation Council Chair and Computing Accreditation Commission Chair. Lately, he has led projects to accredit associate programs in cybersecurity and bachelor degree programs in data science and helped investigate piloting ABET recognition of certificates.
Jones’ U.S. Air Force career includes Chair of Computer Science at the USAF Academy. He retired from Carnegie-Mellon’s Software Engineering Institute as Distinguished Principal Researcher.
His B.S and M.S. in Industrial Engineering are from the University of Arkansas, and Ph.D. in Computer Science is from Vanderbilt. He is a Fellow of ABET and CSAB and recipient of ABET’s Grinter Award for Distinguished Service.