General Motors of Canada, Limited


Mr. Syson was a student engineer at GM of Canada from June of 1964 until February of 1965.

Mr. Syson worked in the Material Handling Department, the CKD department, in Production Engineering and on the body assembly line.

General Motors Design Staff


Mr. Syson was initially assigned to the Body Development Studio


  • Mr. Syson was assigned to several design and engineering departments within the Design Staff
  • Prior to going to Case for his Master’s degree, Mr. Syson was assigned to the Safety and Human Performance Group
  • Mr. Syson attended “The Prevention of Highway Injury” conference at the University of Michigan in 1967
  • Mr. Syson returned to the Design Staff and worked in pre-crash safety until early 1971