2023 Engineering Leader Under 40: Chris Thompson, 39
Chris Thompson, 39, Project Engineer, Applied Control Engineering, Newark, Delaware
Chris Thompson, 39
Applied Control Engineering
Chris is an exceptionally skilled and fun-loving control engineer at Applied Control Engineering. His troubleshooting prowess, coupled with a positive and curious demeanor, makes him a valued team member and customer favorite. Chris has contributed to a wide array of projects, from chemical processing to NI LabVIEW systems for semiconductor research. His diverse background includes optoelectronic research, utility-scale solar and semiconductor degradation studies, with published work in respected journals. Chris’ hands-on expertise extends to complex electrical systems and his eagerness to learn and teach new technologies defines his dynamic career in control engineering.
Fun fact: Chris finds joy in sailing sailboats on the upper Chesapeake Bay, embracing the excitement of competition and camaraderie.