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Allen Myron Alper

Allen Myron Alper, American precision materials company executive. Patentee in field. Recipient Brooklyn College award Distinguished Achievement, 1983; New Mexico Bureau Mines. grantee, 1954-1957; also fellowship.


  • Alper, Allen Myron was born on October 23, 1932 in New York City. Son of Joseph and Pauline (Frohlich) Alper.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Brooklyn College, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy (University fellow, Dyckman Institute scholar, University Pres's. scholar), Columbia University, 1957.


    • Senior mineralogist Corning Glass Works, New York, 1957-1959, research mineralogist, 1959-1962, manager ceramic research, senior research associate, 1962-1969. With GTE Sylvania Inc. division Sylvania Inc., Towanda, Pennsylvania, since 1969, chief engineer, 1971-1972, director research and engineering, 1972-1978, manager operations, from 1978. Now president GTE Walmet, Royal Oak, Michigan.

      Member Pennsylvania Gov's Advisory Panel on Materials, since 1971. Chairman advisory committee Materials Research Laboratory, Pennsylvania State University. Member adhoc advisory committee Phase Equilibria Data Center, 1983.

    Major achievements

    • Patentee in field.


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Member executive board General Sullivan council Boy Scouts American. Fellow American Ceramic Society, Geological Society of America, American Institute Chemists. Member British Ceramic Society, American Society Metals, American Chemical Society, Sigma Xi.

    Clubs: Towanda Country.


    • Married Barbara Marshall, December 20, 1959. Children: Allen Myron, Andrew Marshall.
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    Born October 23, 1932
    • 1954
      Brooklyn College
    • 1957
      Dyckman Institute scholar
    • 1957 - 1959
      Senior, mineralogist Corning Glass Works
      New York, United States
    • 1959 - 1962
      Senior, mineralogist Corning Glass Works
    • 1969
      with General Telephone & Electronics Corporation Sylvania Incorporated division Sylvania Incorporated
      Towanda, Pennsylvania, United States
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