Hall B Scientific Staff Bios

Robert Fersch

Robert Fersch graduated from the University of Delaware in 1996 with a major in physics education, and after 5 years in secondary science education, attended graduate school at the College of William and Mary, where he was involved in research at Jefferson Laboratory, primarily in the measurement of spin structure functions in the EG1 inclusive electron-proton scattering data from the CLAS detector in Experimental Hall B. Upon completion of his Ph.D. in 2008, he did postdoctoral research in the spin physics of protons at the University of Kentucky as part of the STAR Collaboration at Brookhaven National Laboratory. In 2011 he accepted a faculty position teaching physics at Christopher Newport University, and is beginning involvement in software development for the future CLAS12 detector in Hall-B.