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ceramic engineer

Ronald V. Caporali, American ceramic engineer. Glass Container Indiana Research Corporation fellow, 1962-1964; National Science Foundation grantee, 1964-1969; Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company scholar, 1955-1958.

Background

Caporali, Ronald V. was born on June 22, 1936 in Arnold, Pennsylvania, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Ceramic Technology, Pennsylvania State University, 1958. Master of Science in Ceramic technical, Pennsylvania State University, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy in Ceramic Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1969.

Career

Glass technologist, ceramic engineer Preston Laboratories, Meridian, Pennsylvania, 1958-1960, American Glass Research, Inc., Meridian, 1961-1962, chief glass technologist, 1969-1976. Consultant in glass technical West Sunbury, Pennsylvania, since 1976.

Membership

Webelos leader boy Scouts American, Butler, Pennsylvania, 1970-1972. Member American Society for Testing and Materials (chairman C14-07 glass containers since 1990, chairman C14 glass and glass producers 1994-1997), American Ceramic Society (life, past chairman research committee), Society of Glass Technology, National Institute Ceramic Engineers (life).