TAAS General Meeting - Saturday April 8, 2017
Bio and map to SMLC Bio:
Dr. Spletzer is a registered professional engineer and holds a Ph.D. in Applied Mechanics. He was Senior Scientist in the Intelligent Systems & Robotics Center at Sandia National Laboratories, from which he retired seven years ago--his team's miniature robots are part of an exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History in Washington, DC.
He is a long-time amateur astronomer and member of TAAS and, in his retirement, he has continued to invent and create, and lend his skills and interests to TAAS as its webmaster and "Chief Scientist." Several times in the past, he has been a featured speaker for TAAS on topics such as science, astronomy, astrology, optics and celestial mechanics.