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CTLGroup Announces Promotion of David Corr, Ph.D., P.E., to Vice President, Consulting Services

November 28, 2023

November 29, 2023 (Skokie, Ill.) – CTLGroup is pleased to announce the promotion of David Corr, Ph.D., P.E., from his previous role as Principal Engineer and Materials Consulting Group Director to Vice President, Consulting Services.

In his new capacity, Dr. Corr will assume responsibility for overseeing CTLGroup’s structures and materials business units, both of which operate on an international scale.

With a distinguished career as one of the nation’s leading experts in structural performance, material characterization, and material development, Dr. Corr has been a pivotal contributor to CTLGroup’s success. His extensive knowledge encompasses traditional and emerging building materials, with specific expertise in concrete durability, rheology, fresh-state behavior, and fracture analysis in cement-based materials.

Before joining CTLGroup, Dr. Corr held the position of Clinical Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at Northwestern University. His recent research focused on nanotechnology of cement-based materials, large-scale additive manufacturing (3D printing), and cross-laminated timber, utilizing advanced nanoscale characterization facilities.

“Dr. Corr is a well-known and respected consultant and researcher throughout the industry. Since he’s joined CTLGroup, his expertise has deepened our ability to offer true expertise in structures and materials. His leadership will be instrumental in propelling our organization to new heights,” said Dennis McCann, Ph.D., P.E., President at CTLGroup.

Dr. Corr’s contributions extend beyond his core expertise, encompassing areas such as structural health monitoring, structural diagnostics, data analysis of structural performance, failure analysis, and forensic engineering. A member of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and past Chair of the Cements Division of the American Ceramic Society, Dr. Corr is also a licensed professional engineer in Illinois, Michigan, and New York. He earned a Ph.D. and Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.


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Stephanie Sulcer
Communications, CTLGroup
Phone: (773) 382-7648

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