Clark School Home UMD
ECE

News Story

Alumnus Gordon England Appointed Deputy Secretary of Defense

Alumnus Gordon England Appointed Deputy Secretary of Defense

Gordon England
Gordon England

Gordon England, ’61, an alumnus of the University of Maryland’s Electrical and Computer Engineering department, has been appointed Deputy Secretary of Defense by President George W. Bush. England had served as acting Deputy Secretary of Defense for nearly eight months before being appointed by the President.

A native of Baltimore and an electrical engineering major at the Clark School of Engineering, England currently lives in Fort Worth, Texas.

England served as executive vice president of General Dynamics Corporation from 1997 until 2001. Previously, he served as executive vice president of the Combat Systems Group, president of General Dynamics Fort Worth aircraft company (later Lockheed), president of General Dynamics Land Systems Company, and as the principal of a mergers and acquisition consulting company.

With his appointment, England fills the position vacated by Paul Wolfowitz, who is now head of the World Bank.

January 6, 2006


Prev   Next

Current Headlines

Liu Elected to IEEE Board of Directors

Clark School Alumnus Kub Honored for LED Material Innovation

Narayan, Martins participate in BIRS decentralized systems workshop

New Equipment and Science Capabilities at Army Research Lab

Khaligh receives grant for electric vehicle charger/converter

UMD Researchers Use Artificially Engineered Materials to Create Breakthrough for Sound Sensors

UMD Partners with MITRE on Cybersecurity Research and Development Center

Liu Delivers Keynote at INTERSPEECH 2014

News Resources

Return to Newsroom
Search News
Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar

Additional Resources

UM Newsdesk
Faculty Experts