For more than 30 years Bob was a member of the Technical Staff at United Technologies Research Center in East Hartford, CT. There he was a Principle Investigator on programs involving advanced lasers and elecrtro-opitc systems. He was the author of many papers, patents and book chapters and a consultant on the uses of lasers in manufacturing processes. In his retirement he continued teaching and he was in the process of developing a course to teach the basics of laser based manufacturing systems, indicative of his desire to promote the technology.
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