John R. Cooper
October 14, 1930 – August 4, 2016
Dr. John Cooper has several patents in development of fluorine-rubber compounds that are resistant to heat which have applications for seals in jet engines. Dr. Cooper worked with the E.I. DuPont Company thirty-five years where he retired as the Director of Environmental Affairs. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from Yale University in 1952 and was awarded a doctoral degree in Organic Chemistry from the University of Cincinnati four years later.