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researcher , electronics executive

Kenneth Lloyd Carr, American Electronics executive, researcher. Recipient International Rectifier -100 award Industrial Research/Development, 1978, certified of recognition National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1980, 83, Application award Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers/Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1989.

Background

Carr, Kenneth Lloyd was born on February 15, 1932 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Lorenzo B. Carr and Doris (Libbey) O'Neil.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Tufts University, 1953. Postgraduate, Northeastern University. Postgraduate, University Pennsylvania.

Doctor Engineering Technology (honoris causa), Wentworth Institute, 1992.

Career

Microwave engineer, Philco Corporation, Philadelphia, 1953-1955; microwave engineer, Sylvania Electric, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1955-1956; co-founder/technical director, Airtron Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1956-1958; co-founder/vice president engineering, Ferrotec Inc., Newton, Massachusetts, 1958-1970; group vice president, technical director, M/A-COM Inc., Burlington, Massachusetts, 1970-1990; founder, chairman, chief Executive officer, Microwave Medical Systems Inc., Littleton, Massachusetts, since 1985. Distinguished microwave guest lecturer Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 1985-1986. Faculty Eastern Virginia Medical School.

Membership

Trustee, advisor Wentworth Institute Technology, Boston. Technical advisor University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Member AAPM, NAHG, RRS, BEMS, Association Old Crows, Lions Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: woodworking, flying, skiing, softball.

Connections

Married Nancy E. Berthold, April 7, 1958 (deceased October 1986). Children: Michael (deceased), Randee, Kirsten (deceased), Christopher, Jeffrey. Married second, Mikelle Kennedy, July 9, 1988.

father:
Lorenzo B. Carr O'Neil

mother:
Doris (Libbey) O'Neil

spouse:
second

spouse:
Nancy E. Berthold

child:
Randee Carr

child:
Jeffrey Carr

child:
Michael Carr (deceased)

child:
Kirsten Carr (deceased)

child:
Christopher Carr