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Edward Lee Hill

educator , physicist

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