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educator , researcher , Manufacturing consultant

Delbert Tesar, American Machine systems and robotics educator, researcher, manufacturing consultant. Expert witness house science and technical committee United States House of Representatives, 1978-1984; Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science; member Florida Engineering Society (Outstanding Technology Achievement award 1982), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (machine design award 1987).

Background

Tesar, Delbert was born on September 2, 1935 in Beaver Crossing, Nebraska, United States. Son of Louis and Clara (Capek) Tesar.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University Nebraska, 1958. Master of Science, University Nebraska, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Georgia Technology University, 1964.

Career

Associate professor University Florida, Gainesville, 1965-1971, professor, 1972-1983, graduate research professor, 1983-1984, director, founder Center Intelligent Machines and Robotics, 1978-1984. Curran chair in engineering University Texas, Austin, since 1985, director robotic research. Lecturer in field; member review panel National Bureau Standards, Gaithersburg, Maryland, 1982-1988.

Member science advisory board to Air Force, 1982-1986. Member standing committee National Research Council for Space Station (ISSA), 1992-1995. Member panel to review science for nuclear facilities dismantlement National Research Council, since 2000.

Interactor with Russian Academy of Sciences on science and technical.

Membership

Expert witness house science and technical committee United States House of Representatives, 1978-1984. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member Florida Engineering Society (Outstanding Technology Achievement award 1982), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (machine design award 1987).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: antiques, art, traveling.

Connections

Married Rogene Kresak, February 1, 1957. Children: Vim Lee, Aleta Anne, Landon Grady, Allison Jeanne.

father:
Louis Tesar

mother:
Clara (Capek) Tesar

spouse:
Rogene Kresak

children:
Vim Lee Tesar

Aleta Anne Tesar

Landon Grady Tesar

Allison Jeanne Tesar