The Chemist | Journal of the American Institute of Chemists

News | June 2013

Congratulations to Dr. John Hill on Reaching the
200th Mile-Mark in Scholarly Publications!

Dr. Hill is Professor Emeritus of Chemistry at La Trobe Institute of Molecular Sciences, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia and an active member of the Editorial Review Board of The Chemist. He has a long record of distinguished career. He is former Head of the Department of Environmental Management & Ecology, La Trobe University, Albury/Wodonga campus, and Pro Vice Chancellor and Head of the Albury/Wodonga campus of La Trobe University. He holds three doctorates, a PhD and DSc in Chemistry and a PhD in Chemical Education. He has held postdoctoral appointments in major universities in the USA, UK, Canada and Sweden. He is an internationally recognised authority in the thermal sciences.

His major research interest has been in Thermochemistry and over a period of 40 years he has applied a variety of calorimetric and thermal analysis techniques to study a diverse range of chemical and biochemical systems, with special emphasis on the application of these techniques to coordination compounds and systems of biological and environmental significance. He is also a leader in promoting sustainable chemistry education. He developed and taught the multidisciplinary undergraduate course titled ‘Fuels, Energy & Environmental Sustainability’ (FEES) at La Trobe University addressing renewable energy resources such as solar, wind and bio-fuels as future primary energy resources towards reducing global warming. His numerous awards and recognitions include election as a chartered chemist and a Fellow of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.


Dr. John Dr. Hill


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