Doctorate, Physics with supporting Space Physics, 2001, The University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, Physics, 1994, Carleton College, Northfield, MN
Dr. Hill’s research has ranged from designing, building and using Scanning Tunneling Microscopes to modeling Architectural Acoustics and ray optics, to pedagogical work on both every-day optics and the fundamentals of Electricity and Magnetism. More details here.
PHYS 378 Physics Research
PHYS 344 Statistical Properties of Matter
PHYS 332 Electricity & Magnetism
PHYS 310 Electronics Applications
PHYS 233 & 233L General Physics III
PHYS 232 & 232L General Physics II
PHYS 231 & 231L General Physics I
PHYS 221 & 221L Fundamentals of Physics II
PHYS 220 & 220L Fundamentals of Physics I
Proudian Science Seminar: Power & Society
Johnston First Year Seminar (with Dr.’s Hankin & Ogren)
Physics on the Edge (Jnst. G)
Powder Puff Auto Mech. (sponsor: Jnst. K)
Powder Puff Auto Mech. Prep (sponsor: Jnst 47-31)
St. Olaf College, Visiting Professor (2000)
Advanced Laboratory Physics
"Rephrasing Faraday’s Law." S. Eric Hill. The Physics Teacher (sub. 2008, accept. 2009, to appear 2010).
"Reflection with a Twist: the Helical Mirror." A. J. DeWeerd and S. Eric Hill. The Physics Teacher 44 (7), 424-425 (2006).
"Comment on ‘Anamorphic Images,’ by J.L. Hunt, B.G. Nickel, and Christian Gigault" [Am. J. Phys. 68 (3), 232-237 (2000)]. A. J. DeWeerd and S. E. Hill. Am. J. Phys. 74 (1), 83-84 (2006).
"Optics Over Tea: Images in Concave and Convex Surfaces," A. J. DeWeerd and S. E. Hill. Physics Education 40 (1), 13-14(2005).
"The Dizzying Depths of Cylindrical Mirrors," A. J. DeWeerd and S. E. Hill. The Physics Teacher 43 (2), 90-92 (2005).
"Reflections on Handedness," A. J. DeWeerd and S. E. Hill. The Physics Teacher 42, 45 (2004)
"Adsorption of TiCl4 and initial stages of Ti growth on Si(001)," T. Mitsui, E. Hill, R. Curtis, and E. Ganz. Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A 19, 563 (2000).
"Hydrogen diffusion on the Si(001) surface studied by Atom Tracking," E. Hill, B. Freelon, and E. Ganz. Physical Review B 60, 15896 (1999).
"Nanolithography by selective chemical vapor deposition with an atomic hydrogen resist," T. Mitsui, E. Hill, and E. Ganz. Journal of Applied Physics 85, 522 (1999).
"Initial stages of Al growth from dimethylaluminum hydride," T. Mitsui, E. Hill, R. Curtis, and E. Ganz. Physical Review B 59, 8123 (1999).
Mortar Board Professor of the Year, University of Redlands, 2008
American Vacuum Society
American Physics Society