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research and development company executive

Ralph Gaines Burton, American Research and development company executive. Certified shift test engineer. National Science Foundation research grantee, 1985, 86, 89. Member North Carolina Wildlife Association, North Carolina Nature Conservancy (charter), National Trust for History Preservation, National Parks and Conservation Society.

Background

Burton, Ralph Gaines was born on January 3, 1955 in Columbia, Missouri, United States. Son of Ralph Ashby and Nancy Ann (Gaines) Burton.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Northwestern University, 1978.

Career

Mechanic engineer, Newport News (Virginia) Shipbldg. Company, 1978-1979; senior engineer, Newport News (Virginia) Shipbldg. Company, 1979-1980; senior shift test engineer, Newport News (Virginia) Shipbldg.

Company, 1980-1984; teaching assistant, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1984; vice president, Burton Technologies, Inc., Raleigh, 1984-1994; president, Burton Technologies, Inc., Raleigh, since 1994; principal investigator Dept Energy and United States Navy research projects, Burton Technologies, Inc., Raleigh, 1989-1996.

Achievements

  • Certified shift test engineer.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.

Membership

Member North Carolina Wildlife Association, North Carolina Nature Conservancy (charter), National Trust for History Preservation, National Parks and Conservation Society.

Connections

Married Carol Dawn Eiden, June 17, 1978.

father:
Ralph Ashby Burton

mother:
Nancy Ann (Gaines) Burton

spouse:
Carol Dawn Eiden