Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) has appointed Vicki Barbur as its senior vice president and chief technical officer. Barbur, who has more than 20 years of experience in research, development and manufacturing in the private sector, will be responsible for setting the vision and strategic direction for CTC's scientific and technical capabilities.
"Dr. Barbur will help CTC continue to enhance its technical capabilities, identify new business opportunities and technology thrust areas, and help ensure the sustainability of CTC's technical reputation and leadership in the competitive landscape," said Edward J. Sheehan, Jr., CTC president and CEO.
Barbur earned a Ph.D in physics from Imperial College, University of London, and a M.Sc. in applied statistics from the University of Oxford, both in the UK; an MBA in global executive leadership from Amos Tuck Business School, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA; and a B.Sc. in physics from Imperial College, University of London.
Previously, Barbur served as vice president of research and development for the medical segment at Cardinal Health and prior to that served as technology director at Kodak for R&D efforts, focused on specialty products that included nanomaterials.
Barbur has a record of shaping and influencing overall technology strategy. She is widely published in peer-reviewed journals and holds three U.S. and one European patent based on her work associated with applying novel statistical principles to processing methodologies. She is a member of the board of directors for INDA, the Association of Nonwovens Fabric Industry, and sits on the Sustainability 'Corporate Round Table' at the Chicago Botanic Gardens.
Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) is an independent, nonprofit, applied scientific research and development professional services organization providing innovative management and technology-based solutions to government and industry.