Mechanical engineer with a background in performance modeling and data analysis of gas turbine power units at Honeywell.
First owned a Gen 1 Chevy Volt, then a Model S and now a Model 3
George often teams with Keith Ritter, another mechanical engineer, George and Keith have written many technical articles explaining , for example, why the Model 3 battery cooling system is so far ahead of the competition
L. David Roper earned a BA with Honors from Oklahoma Baptist University in physics/math/chemistry. He received a PhD in theoretical physics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1963.
He is a co-founder of Sustainable Blacksburg and Valley Interfaith Child Care Center, both non-profit organizations.
Dave drives a Tesla Model 3 Long-Range/RWD BEV, his fifth BEV, which he has driven on trips from Virginia to Texas and Florida. He promotes electric cars through talks and shows, including installing public chargin