Richard James Pomeroy, BASc’56, MASc’63

Richard James PomeroyOctober 23, 1937 – August 23, 2017

Dr. Richard Pomeroy, of West Vancouver, BC, completed his PhD in engineering mechanics at Cambridge University and conducted post-doctoral research at Swansea University. A dedicated professional engineer, Dr. Pomeroy began his career in Bermuda in the 1960s, sonar tracking submarines in the Atlantic Ocean, and completed his last project for Singapore rapid transit in October 2016. As vice president of Dynamic Sciences Limited (DSL), he led the team responsible for innovative end‑of-train telemetry. With his own company, Seamount Technologies, he contributed to international rapid transit projects, including the Vancouver SkyTrain expansion and the Las Vegas Monorail. Beyond engineering, Dr. Pomeroy was active in Vancouver community affairs and dedicated to developing his family’s 1930s Pemberton homestead as an organic farm. Richard is survived by his beloved children Michael and Leslie; granddaughter Iris; his cherished friend Beth Haverkamp; and his sister Anne Pomeroy Autor.