B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 1956
University of Minnesota
Professor Emeritus, University of Minnesota, 1998-present
Professor of Physics, University of Minnesota, 1972-1998
Associate Professor of Physics, University of Minnesota, 1965-72
Assistant Professor of Physics, University of Minnesota, 1962-65
Research Associate, University of Minnesota, 1960-62
Visiting Professor, Vanderbilt University, 1999
Director, Space Science Center, 1979-1984
Associate Dean for Student Affairs, 1984-1995
I retired in 1998. I can still be reached by e-mail. However, I do not have any students.
Research & Teaching
My interest is in biological and medical physics.
Publications & Awards
Honors and Awards
George Taylor Distinguished Teaching Award, Institute of Technology, 1995
Tau Beta Pi - Eminent Engineer, 1993
Distinguished Service Citation, Amer. Assoc. of Physics Teachers, 1986
Certificate of Appreciation, Minnesota Science Teachers Association, 1985
First Prize - AAPT Film Competition, 1969
The fifth edition of Intermediate Physics for Medicine and Biology, with co-author Brad Roth, is now available: Springer, 2015, ISBN 978-3-319-12681-4. Information, including the Table of Contents, and errata, can be found at http://www.oakland.edu/~roth/hobbie.htm An interview with me about the history of the book is available in the American Physical Society Division of Biological Physics Newsletter.