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Curriculum Vitae, Robin D. Erbacher

Robin D. Erbacher
PPD/EPP/CDF, MS 318
Fermilab
Batavia, IL 60510
(630) 840-3442 (Work)

Personal Data
Date of Birth: March 14, 1968
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California
Grew up: (questionable) San Francisco Bay Area

Education
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 science.

Recent Positions Held
Oct. 1999 to Present: Fermilab Research Associate.
1998-1999: Postdoctoral researcher, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

Research Activities
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 beam.
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 beam.
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 courses.

Activities
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, museum-going, music-loving.

Publications
Too many... highlights to come!

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