Donald Walter Collier Edit Profile
Bachelor in Applied Chemistry summa cum laude, Catholic University America, 1941. AM, Princeton, 1943; Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton, 1944. Chemical Engineering, Princeton, 1944.
From director research to vice president, Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1951-1957;
vice-president, director research, Thomas A. Edison Industries, West Orange, New Jersey, 1957-1959;
president, Thomas A. Edison Research Laboratory division McGraw Edison Company, West Orange, 1959-1960;
from vice president research to vice president technical, Borg-Warner Corporation, Chicago, 1960-1978;
senior vice president corporation strategy, Borg-Warner Corporation, Chicago, 1978-1983;
associate, Strategic Planning Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1982-1986;
consultant, Chicago, since 1983;
chairman, Guardian Interlock, Cincinnati, 1986-1991;
chairman, Innovisions Technology Group, Denver, since 1988;
chairman, Alcohol Countermeasure Systems, Inc., Toronto, since 1991;
also board directors, Alcohol Countermeasure Systems, Inc. Board directors Life Loc Inc. Technical advisory board unites states department Commerce, 1974-1981,vice-chairman, 1975-1978.
Trustee Rittenhouse Fund, 1958-1960, Industrial Research.Inst. Research Corporation, 1975-1980. Visiting committee division physical science University of Chicago, 1977-1985.
Board directors Chicago Area Research and Development Council.
President Pines Lake Country Club and Community Association, Wayne, New York, 1959-1960. Chairman personnel policy committee Wayne Township Board Education, 1956-1960. Advisory council chemical engineering department Princeton, 1955-1961, advisory council plastics program, 1968-1978, chairman, 1973-1978.
Visiting committee John Crevar Library., Chicago, 1963-1983. Member United States-India Council, Washington and Bombay, since 1986. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science (vice president 1968), National Association of Manufacturers (research committee 1953-1974), American Institute Chemical Engineers, American Chemical Society, Association Research Directors (president 1958-1959), Research Directors Association Chicago (president 1964-1965), Industrial Research Institute (president 1966-1967, director), Science Research Society of America, Directors Industrial Research (secretary 1976-1977, chairman 1977-1978, chairman membership committee 1978-1983), Engineers Joint Council (director 1966-1967), Sigma Xi, Phi Eta Sigma, Cliff Dwellers Club.
Married Janine Louise Robin, May 29, 1948 (divorced January 1968). Children: Paul Robin, Kathryn Robin.
1951 - 1957
1957 - 1959
1957 - 1959
1959 - 1960
1960 - 1978
1982 - 1986
1986 - 1991
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