Jessica Jones Staff Aeroelastician Aurora Flight Sciences


Dr. Jessica R. Jones is a staff aeroelastician based in the Manassas, VA headquarters of Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing Company. Jessica earned her B.S in Aerospace Engineering in 2011 from the University of Maryland, and her M.S and PhD in 2017 from the University of Michigan, specializing in aeroelasticity of very flexible aircraft. She joined the Aurora Flight Physics team in August 2017, and she has worked on a wide range of Aurora fixed-wing and eVTOL programs including Odysseus, Orion, Cora X by Wisk, and CRANE.  She is currently a Flight Physics Integrated Product Team Lead, leading teams responsible for aerodynamic analysis, handling qualities, weight and performance estimates, ground and flight loads, and aeroelastic stability.