Hill Center Bldg for the Mathematical Sciences


110 Frelinghuysen Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8019

The Hill Center for Mathematical Sciences was erected in 1971. It was named for George William Hill. Hill was born on Mar. 3, 1838, at New York City; died Apr. 16, 1914, at West Nyack, N.Y.; A.B., A.M., Ph.D. (Rutgers College, 1859, 1862, 1873), LL.D. (Columbia, 1894; Princeton, 1896; Rutgers, 1909), ScD (Cambridge U, 1892); Assistant in the Office of The Nautical Almanac'' 1861-1892; Lecturer on Celestial Mechanics, Columbia U, 1898- 1901; awardes the Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society in 1887 for his work on lunar theory; awarded the Damoiseau Prize by the Paris Academy of Sciences in 1898; awarded the Copley Medal, the Royal Society''s most pres- tigious award, in 1909, for his researches in astronomy (earlier recipients include B Franklin, J Priestley, C Darwin, and L Pasteur); President of Mathematical Society, 1895; author of Theory and Tables of Jupiter and Saturn and numerous other works. Source: Catalogue of Building and Place Names at Rutgers

Facilities Maint Svcs - B-L
Office Information Technology
Research & Instructional Services-Libraries
SAS - CCB - Protein Database
SAS - Computer Science
SAS - Mathematics
SAS - Statistics
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