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Robert Stubbers
Robert Stubbers

Robert Stubbers

Adjunct Research Assistant Professor
(217) 333-1750

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Education

  • Ph.D. Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering Univ of Illinois, Urbana 1994
  • M.S. Nuclear Engineering Univ. of Illinois, Urbana 1998
  • B.S. Nuclear and Power Engineering, Univ. of Cincinnati, 1994

Academic Positions

  • Adjunct Research Assistant Professor, February 2007 - present
  • Research Engineer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004-2005
  • Post-Doctoral Research Associate, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003

Other Professional Employment

  • Vice President, Starfire Industries LLC, 2001 - present

Research Interests

  • Plasma innovations for aerospace, defense, industrial, instrumentation, medical, and semiconductor applications.

Selected Articles in Journals

  • Nieto, M., D.N. Ruzic, W. Olczak, R. Stubbers, "Measurement of Implanted Helium Particle Transport by a Flowing Liquid Lithium Film," Journal of Nuclear Materials, April, 2006.
  • Stubbers, R., W. Olczak, M. Nieto, D. N. Ruzic, "Measurement of hydrogen absorption in flowing liquid lithium in the flowing lithium retention experiment (FLIRE)," Journal of Nuclear Materials, March 2005.
  • Allain, J.P., M. Nieto, M.D. Coventry, R. Stubbers, and D.N. Ruzic, "Studies of liquid-metal erosion and free surface flowing liquid lithium retention of helium at the the University of Illinois," Fusion Engineering and Design, Vol 72, Issues 1-3, November 2004.

Articles in Conference Proceedings

  • Schultz, B. J., P. W. Brenner, D. N. Ruzic, R. Stubbers, "Latest Helium Pumping Results in the Flowing Lithium Retention Experiment (FLIRE)," SOFE 2005
  • Masters, B. C., T. K. Gray, D. N. Ruzic, R. Stubbers, "Magnetic and Thermal Characterization of an ELM Simulating Plasma (ESP) with Helicon Pre-Ionization," SOFE 2005
  • Brenner, P.W., B.J. Schultz, D. N. Ruzic, R. A. Stubbers, "Hydrogen Absorption in Liquid Lithium Exposed to Hydrogen Ions," SOFE 2005
  • Shultz, B. J., P. W. Brenner, D. N. Ruzic, R. A. Stubbers, "Latest He Plumping Results in the Flowing Lithium Retention Experiment (FLIRE)," 47th APS DPP, October, 2005.
  • Ruzic, D. N., D. A. Alman, B. E. Jurczyk, R. Stubbers, M. D. Coventry, M. J. Neumann, W. Olczak, H. Qiu, "Plasma Surface Interactions Common to Advanced Fusion Wall Materials and EUV Lithography -- Lithium and Tin," APS DPP, 2004