Dr. John Barry, B.Eng, M.Eng.Sc, PhD, M.Sc
Graduated in 2000 with a PhD (University College Dublin) in the field of mechanical and materials engineering 2000.
Progressed through several Research and Development roles in Element Six over a fifteen year period, managing the development of novel diamond and diamond-like materials for end-users in a diverse range of industries including oil and gas, automotive and aerospace. Founded a start-up engineering design company “General Helix”, successfully developing and prosecuted three PCT patent applications for novel drilling and production technologies. Prior to joining IMaR and following completion of a M.Sc in Biomedical Science, worked as a principle R&D engineer with Medtronic Vascular, Galway developing new transcatheter heart valve implantation systems.