Curriculum Vitae, Robin D. Erbacher
Robin D. Erbacher
PPD/EPP/CDF, MS 318
Batavia, IL 60510
(630) 840-3442 (Work)
Date of Birth: March 14, 1968
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California
Grew up: (questionable) San Francisco Bay Area
1991-1998: Stanford University, California; Ph.D. in
experimental high energy physics.
1986-1991: University of California, San Diego; B.S. in
physics, minors in lit/writing and political
Recent Positions Held
Oct. 1999 to Present: Fermilab Research Associate.
1998-1999: Postdoctoral researcher, Stanford Linear
Accelerator Center (SLAC).
Oct. 1999 to Present: CDF calorimeter electronics expert;
Responsible for installing, debugging,
commissioning, and maintaining the calorimeter
detector readout and front-end trigger interface;
Performed studies of timing, efficiency, and
energy in the calorimeter. CDF physics
interests: top quark and exotic physics.
1998-1999: Postdoctoral researcher on experiment E155x
at SLAC: Measurement of the transverse spin
structure of the nucleon (g2). Commissioned
electronics, collected/monitored data.
1996-1999: Senior graduate student researcher on SLAC E155:
Precision measurements of the spin structure of
the nucleon using a 50 GeV polarized electron
1993-1998: Graduate thesis student on SLAC E143: Precision
measurement of the spin structure of the nucleon
using a 30 GeV polarized electron beam.
1992-1998: Beginning graduate student on SLAC E142:
Precision measurement of the spin structure of
the neutron using a 22 GeV polarized electron
1991-1992: Beginning graduate student on Brookhaven E791,
a rare Kaon decay experiment.
1989-1992: Undergraduate research on studies toward an
asymmetric B-meson factory at SLAC (now called
Pep II and BaBar).
1991-1998, various times: Teaching assistant and Head
Teaching Assistant for for Stanford U. physics
Fermilab Users' Executive Committee member, Chair: 2002
Users' Meeting, Saturday Morning Physics tours, Colloquium
organizer, Young Particle Physicists (YPP) charter member,
Young Physicists Panel for Snowmass 2001, summer intern
supervisor, virtual ask-a-scientist moderator, jogging,
water skiing, snow skiing (if possible), hiking, camping,
backpacking, basketball, volleyball, weight-lifting,
Too many... highlights to come!