WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ICx Technologies (NASDAQ: ICXT), a developer of advanced sensor technologies for homeland security, force protection and commercial applications, announced today that Wayne A. Bryden, Ph.D. has been promoted to the position of Chief Science Officer. Dr. Bryden was formerly Vice President for Advanced Research at ICx.
"ICx is a leader in numerous technologies relating to homeland security and force protection, including chemical, biological, nuclear, radiological and explosive (CBRNE) detection, as well as advanced sensor systems for perimeter security,? said Colin Cumming, CEO of ICx Technologies. ?This technological diversity demands deep expertise across many disciplines including advanced materials, molecular biology, bioengineering, photonics, mass spectrometry and nanotechnology. Wayne is uniquely qualified to provide innovation and strong leadership to our scientists and engineers engaged in research & development in these fields."
Prior to joining ICx, Dr. Bryden was a program manager for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Dr. Bryden ran several high-profile programs that focused on revolutionizing the response to battlefield attacks by chemical and biological agents. He also previously worked on program development and management of emerging technological ventures at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab.