John David Caplan Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Oregon State University, 1949. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Wayne State University, 1955. Graduate advanced management program, Harvard University, 1976.
With, General Motors Corporation, Detroit, 1949-1987; executive director General Motors Research laboratories, General Motors Corporation, Detroit, 1969-1987. Board directors Coordinating Research Council, Inc., president, 1976-1978. Board directors Industrial Research Institute, 1985-1987.
Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science (chairman of the section P 1980), American Institute Chemical Engineers, Society Automotive Engineers. Member American Chemical Society, Combustion Institute, Dirs.
Industrial Research (president 1981-1982), National Academy Engineering, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Tau.
Married Loris Elizabeth Green, June 21, 1952. Children– Barbara E., Carole E., Nancy B.
1949 - 1987