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Mechanical engineering executive

Wayne Thompson Bonhag, American mechanical engineering executive. Registered professional engineer, Vermont, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Colorado, Maine, Illinois, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Florida; professional planner, New Jersey.


Bonhag, Wayne Thompson was born on November 30, 1945 in Paterson, New Jersey, United States. Son of Charles Vincent Bonhag and Adelaide (Thompson) Bonhag-Post.


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Vermont, 1968. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University Vermont, 1970. Postgraduate in Ocean Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, 1974.


Research assistant mechanic engineering, U. Vermont, Burlington, 1966-1970;chief designer, Bonhag Company, Inc., Hawthorne, New Jersey, 1971-1974;vice president engineering and EST managing, Bonhag Company, Inc., Hawthorne, New Jersey, 1974-1977;president, Chief Executive Officer, Bonhag Company, Inc., Hawthorne, New Jersey, 1977-1988;president, Chief Executive Officer, Solar Energy Engineers Inc., Hawthorne, 1976-1985;principal, Wayne T. Bonhag, PE Consulting Engineer, Allendale, New Jersey, 1984-1988;vice president engineering, Lambertville Restoration, LP, Princeton, New Jersey, 1988-1989;associate, manager mechanic engineering, Dufresne-Henry, Inc., North Springfield, Vermont, since 1989. Professor Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning Keane State College, Union, New Jersey, 1974-1975, Vermont Technology College, Randolph, 1992. Member of advisory board Bergen County Community College, Paramus, New Jersey, 1975-1980, Vermont Technology College, Randolph, 1990-1992.


  • Registered professional engineer, Vermont, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Colorado, Maine, Illinois, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Florida. Professional planner, New Jersey.


  • Other Work

    • Inventor optifuel calculator.


Deacon, member 2d Reformed Church, Hackensack, New Jersey, 1971-1981. Member Young Men’s Christian Association, Paterson, New Jersey, 1971-1976. Member NSPE, American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Student award UVM Chapter 1968), National Fire Protection Association, American Society Hospital Engineers, American Society Plumbing Engineers, American Institute Plant Engineers, Association Energy Engineers, Order Engineers, InstrumentationSoc.

American, Vermont Society Professional Engineers, Vermont Inventor's Association, New Jersey Society Professional Engineers (treasurer PAC group 1978, Young Engineer of Year Bergen County chapter 1976).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, tennis, photography.


Married Molly Ann Morck, October 9, 1971. Children: Amy Elizabeth, Jeffrey Thomas, Mary Alice.

Charles Vincent Bonhag Bonhag-Post

Adelaide (Thompson) Bonhag-Post

Molly Ann Morck

Amy Elizabeth Bonhag

Jeffrey Thomas Bonhag

Mary Alice Bonhag