Jack Davis is a graduate of the UB's engineering school's Class of 1955. In 1964, he became the founder of the Akron-based I Squared R Element Co., the nation's only manufacturer of silicon carbide and molybdenum disilicide heating elements. These elements are used to make flat-panel display glass, fiber optics, solar panels, and other products. Jack and his wife Barbara were announced as the namesake for the new engineering building in January of 2011.
Affiliation(s): Benefactor, Alumnus
Record Group(s): 3, 30