|Dr. Christopher M. Stevens|
Dr. Christopher M. Stevens is currently the Manager for the NASA New Millennium Program (NMP) at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). The objective of NMP is to accelerate the infusion of revolutionary technologies into NASA science missions by validating them in space in order provide new and lower cost capabilities for Earth and space science missions and reduce the risks to the first users. Prior to this assignment, he was Manager of the Space Instruments Implementation Section at JPL. For the last 20 years, he has been involved in technology development and the development of remote sensing instruments for planetary exploration, astrophysics and Earth science missions. Dr. Stevens received his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California.