Robert Stockett joined Norwich University in 2006 as the Physical Sciences Technician & Chemical Hygiene Officer. In that capacity he provided laboratory support for the departments of Physics & Geology, and implemented the Chemistry Laboratory Safety program. In 2020 Robert transitioned full-time into the Physics Department. Since coming to Norwich, he specialized in development of computer-based Physics laboratory procedures and data collection systems.
Robert received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Drexel University in 1979. After graduation he worked in semiconductor manufacturing, specializing in IC microlithography systems and processes. Coming to Vermont in 1990, Robert conducted research on hazardous waste management with the Environmental Law Foundation, and coordinated a study for the Agency of Natural Resources. He was also involved in development of a system for sorting dry cell battery by their chemical composition for recycling purposes.