Fritz Stahr is currently General Manager of the Seaglider Fabrication Center (SFC: seaglider.washington.edu) at the School of Oceanography, University of Washington.
Prior to starting the SFC, he taught oceanography at UW and Pierce College, and did post-doctoral research on hydrothermal vent field heat-flux.
He co-founded the Ocean Inquiry Project in 2000, a non-profit organization dedicated to teaching marine science through on-the-water experience while conducting research in Puget Sound to the benefit of both communities.
For more information, see: www.oceaninquiry.org
He received a Ph.D. in Oceanography from UW in 1998, studying ocean physics and instrumentation at the Applied Physics Lab. Prior to graduate school in Seattle, he was an opto-mechanical engineer in the San Francisco Bay Area for a decade after graduating from Stanford University in Mechanical Engineering in 1981.