Among his many accomplishments, Richard DeBlasio ’72 led the development of key standards to support a national energy grid. He worked for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) for nearly 40 years, serving as a senior research fellow emeritus. Previously, he was a senior research engineer with the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, and a member of the technical research staff at Stanford University. Richard served in the U.S. Air Force. Richard died on April 27, 2022, and is survived by son Richard DeBlasio ’94. 

27 May 2022