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Clarence 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.


Design, Developments, and Results from the NIST Additive Manufacturing Metrology Testbed (AMMT)

Brandon M. Lane, Sergey Mekhontsev, Steven E. Grantham, Mihaela Vlasea, Justin G. Whiting, Ho Yeung, Jason C. Fox, Clarence J. Zarobila, Jorge E. Neira, Michael L. McGlauflin, Leonard M. Hanssen, Shawn P. Moylan, M A. Donmez, Joseph P. Rice
NIST is developing a facility titled the Additive Manufacturing Metrology Testbed that will enable advanced research into monitoring, controls, process

Chapter 10: Color and Appearance

Maria E. Nadal, Clarence J. Zarobila
This chapter will cover the topic of color and appearance measurements. These measurements essentially constitute a specific example of the measurements
Created June 4, 2019