First name(s)
David Sing
Surname
Capper
Position(s) held at King's College London
  • Professor of Mechanical Engineering (1890-1902)
  • Professorship of Engineering (University of London) (1902-1921) Ref: *1
  • Evening Class Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering, (1890-)
  • Fellow (1907-)
  • Member, Steam-Engine Research Committee
  • Delegacy of the University of London, King's College (1910-14)

Education & professional details

School, college and/or university attended
  • Royal High School, Edinburgh
  • Edinburgh University
  • University College (Engineering)
Qualifications
  • BA
  • MA
Position(s) held (non King's College London)
  • Pupil in the works of Messrs. Hawthorns of Leith
  • Pupil in the works of Messrs. Humphrys and Tennant, of Deptford (1885-1888)
  • Consulting Engineer, Thomas Kirkland, London (1898-1916) Ref: *1
Professional activities

Civil Engineering

  • Member of the Senate of London University (1905-1907)
  • Member of the Governing Body of the Imperial College of Science and Technology, South Kensington (1908-9)
  • Lieut.-Colonel,  University of London Officers' 'Training Corps
  • Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (1892-)
  • Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers
  • Member of the Institution of Electrical Engineers
Publications

King’s College, London: Report to the Institution on the Efficiency of Ropes and Belts for Power Transmission (Proc. 1895, page 599)

Personal details

Date of birth
1864
Place of birth
Whetstone, Middlesex
Date of death
12th February 1926
Obituary

1926 Institution of Mechanical Engineers: Obituaries

Family details

Married to Lillian Grace Capper (1886-) c. 1894

 

* References

1911 England Census

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