Anton Mavretič

Slovenian electrical engineer
Anton Mavretič in 2008

Anton Mavretič (11 December 1934 – 21 November 2019) was a Slovene electrical engineer. He worked in the United States. He died on 21 November 2019 at the age of 84.[1] He was born in Metlika, Slovenia.

Mavretič was professor and research associate at the Center for Space Physics at Boston University.[2] He was a corresponding member of Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts from June 2007 until his death.[3] In 1985 he founded his consulting firm SIAT of Boston LLC.

Mavretič worked for the MIT Center for Space Research under contract for NASA from 1972 to 1979. He worked for the development of plasma spectrometers for Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 projects.[4]


  1. "Slovenian Voyager engineer dies". Slovenian Press Agency. 2019-11-22. Retrieved 2019-11-22.
  4. Sandi Sitar. Sto slovenskih znanstvenikov (100 Slovene scientists). 1987, Prešernova družba. Template:COBISS