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Electronics component manufacturer

Meyer Sapoff, American Electronics component manufacturer. Recipient Industrial Research International Rectifier -100 award, 1974; State of New York University scholar, 1948-1950; Polytechnic Institute Brooklyn fellow, 1953.


Sapoff, Meyer was born on June 2, 1927 in New York City. Son of Benjamin and Mary (Charney) Sapoff.


Student, Mohawk College, 1946-1948;student, Polytechnic Institute Brooklyn, 1948-1950, 52-53;Bachelor of Science in Elec. Engineering magna cum laude, Polytechnic Institute Brooklyn, 1950;postgraduate, Polytechnic Institute Brooklyn, 1952-1953;postgraduate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1951;postgraduate, University of Pennsylvania, 1951-1952;Master of Science in Elec. Engineering, Drexel Institute Technology, 1952.


Research engineer, Franklin Institute laboratories, Philadelphia, 1950-1952;research fellow senior grade, Polytechnic Institute Brooklyn, 1952-1953;director research, Victory Engineering Corporation, Springfield, New Jersey, 1953-1957;director engineering, Victory Engineering Corporation, Springfield, 1957-1963;vice president, Victory Engineering Corporation, Springfield, 1963-1969;consultant, senior staff scientist, Keystone Carbon Company, St. Mary's, Pennsylvania, 1969-1970;president, Thermometrics, Inc., Edison, New Jersey, 1970-1986;Chairman, Board Of Directors, Thermometrics, Inc., Edison, New Jersey, 1986-1993;senior staff consultant, Thermometrics, Inc., Edison, New Jersey, 1993-1996;president, Master of Science Cons., Princeton, since 1993. Consultant in field; program committee, chairman E20.08 Medical Thermometry subcommittee, chairman session on thermistors 6th Symposium on Temperature, Measurement and Control in Science and Industry. United States delegate to technical committee 65 International Electrotech.



  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.


Active West Orange (New Jersey) Parent-Teachers Association, 1960—1976, Citizens League West Orange, 1962—1975. Trustee George St. Playhouse, New Brunswick, 1993—2001. Board directors Jewish Center, Princeton, 1995—1998, finance chairman, 1995—1996, vice president finance, 1996—1998.

Board directors United Jewish Federation Princeton Mercer Bucks, 1998—2008, treasurer, 2001—2003. Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society for Testing and Materials (1st vice-chairman E20 committee temperature measurement 2000-2005, award of merit 1998), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Ceramic Society, Polytechnic Institute Brooklyn Alumni Association, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu.


Married Lynn Joy Sapoff. Children: Robert J., Judy B. Schiffman.

Benjamin Sapoff

Mary (Charney) Sapoff

Lynn Joy Sapoff

Robert J. Sapoff

Judy B. Schiffman Sapoff