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Mr. Clarence J. Zarobila

Mr. Zarobila is a physicist, currently working as a contractor in the Sensor Science Division at NIST. He is co-developing STARR II, a new system for the measurement of BRDF/BTDF that will provide broad spectral range while optimizing throughput and lowering uncertainty. He is also supporting NIST STARS, and MOBY. His research interests include interferometry, spectrophotometry, color, and remote sensing using optical and fiber-optic techniques.

Research projects:


NIST Stars

Previous Publications:

"Fiber-Optic Sensors," Davis, C. M. and Zarobila, C. J., In R.W. Waynant, & M.N. Ediger, Electro-Optics Handbook, (2nd ed., Chapter) New York: McGraw-Hill.


Sensor Science Division
Infrared Technology Group

Employment History:

2009-present, Jung Research and Development Corp., Gaithersburg, MD

1995-2009, Hunter Associates Laboratory, Inc., Reston, VA

1982-1995, Optical Technologies, Inc., Herndon, VA


M.S. John Carroll University, Cleveland, OH

B.S. John Carroll University, Cleveland, OH


Phone: 301-975-8976
Email: zarobila@nist.gov
Fax: 301-975-6991