Reginald I. Vachon, an engineer, executive, and lawyer whose career and accomplishments always testified to his dedication to engineering, has died. He was 83.
He was the fourth president of the Pan American Academy of Engineering, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers president in 2003-04 and a truly global citizen, consulting on nuclear energy for both power generation on earth and the exploration of space.
Vachon, Ph.D., P.E., Eur. Ing., F.ASCE, was a research and development engineer with E.I. DuPont, an aerospace engineer with Thiokol, a design engineer for Hayes Aircraft, and an aerospace engineer with NASA, among
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