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Edward Lee Hill

Edward Lee Hill, American educator, physicist.

Background

  • Hill, Edward Lee was born on November 3, 1904 in Hartford, Arkansas, United States. Son of Robert Lee and Louise (McKnight) Hill.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Elec. Engineering, University Minnesota, 1925, Doctor of Philosophy., 1928.

    Career

    • Fellow National Research Council, Harvard, 1928-1930. Member of faculty physics University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1930-1937, associate professor, 1937-1946, professor, 1946-1962, professor physics and mathematics, 1962-1970, emeritus, 1970-1974. Research physicist Physics-Technology Institute Leningrad, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1934-1935.

      Consultant physicist United States Navy, 1941-1945.

    Works

    • Editor: Physical Review, 1950. Research on quantum mechanics, theory of relativity, atmospheric physics.

    Membership

    Fellow National Research Council, Harvard, 1928-1930. Member of faculty physics University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1930-1937, associate professor, 1937-1946, professor, 1946-1962, professor physics and mathematics, 1962-1970, emeritus, 1970-1974. Member American Physical Society, American Mathematics Society, American Geophysical Union, I.E.E.E., American Association for the Advancement of Science, Mathematics Association American, Minnesota, New York academics science, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.

    Connections

    • Married Irene Ellison, June 8, 1928.
    • father: Robert Lee Hill
    • mother: Louise (McKnight) Hill
    • spouse: Irene Ellison
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    Born November 3, 1904
    Died January 7, 1974
    (aged 69)
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