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Robert Scherrer

Professor of Physics
Affiliated Faculty, Communication of Science and Technology



Dr. Scherrer has been a Professor of Physics at Vanderbilt since 2003; prior to that he was on the faculty at The Ohio State University (1989-2003).  He served formerly as Department Chair at Vanderbilt (2004 – 2016).  In addition to his research publications, he is the author of a quantum mechanics textbook and numerous popular science articles and science fiction short stories.  He is a Fellow of the APS and winner of the 2010 Klopsteg Award of the AAPT.