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Chemical engineer

Alan Herbert Singleton, American chemical engineer. Achievements include development of coal gasification technology; pioneering developments in Fischer-Tropsch process technology. Supporter, contributor Boy Scouts American, since 1965. Member American Chem Society, American Institute Chemical Engineering (section officer 1960-1968), Beaver Valley Flying Club, Sigma Xi, Alpha Chi Sigma.

Background

Singleton, Alan Herbert was born on November 28, 1936 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Henderson and Florence Bell (Tiffany) Singleton.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Maryland, 1958. Master of Science, Lehigh University, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, Lehigh University, 1968.

Career

Engineer, United States Naval Propellent Plant, Indian Head, Maryland., 1958-1959;manager exploratory engineering, Air Products & Chemicals Inc., Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1959-1968;manager chemicals development, Bethlehem (Pennsylvania) Steel, 1968-1977;department manager synthetic fuels development, Gulf Oil Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1977-1985;president, Energy International Corporation, Pittsburgh, since 1985. Director GTO Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1987-1992. Director, vice president Innovotech Energy Sys., Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada, 1988-1994.

Board directors Pittsburgh Coal Conference.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of coal gasification technology. Pioneering developments in Fischer-Tropsch process technology.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Supporter, contributor Boy Scouts American, since 1965. Member American Chem Society, American Institute Chemical Engineering (section officer 1960-1968), Beaver Valley Flying Club, Sigma Xi, Alpha Chi Sigma.

Connections

Married Nancy Walton, August 9, 1958. Children: Alan Junior, David, Kimberly, Jennifer.

father:
John Henderson Singleton

mother:
Florence Bell (Tiffany) Singleton

spouse:
Nancy Walton

child:
Alan Junior Singleton

child:
David Singleton

child:
Kimberly Singleton

child:
Jennifer Singleton