University of Minnesota
1390 Eckles Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108
Ph.D., Plant Biological Sciences, University of Minnesota
A.B., Biology, Harvard College
Institute on the Environment Resident Fellow
Areas of interest include the technological, environmental, economic, and social aspects of sustainable bioenergy production from traditional and next-generation feedstocks. Current focus is on how the expanding global biofuels industry affects climate change, biodiversity, and human health.
Fargione J, Plevin R, Hill J (2010) The ecological impact of biofuels. Ann. Rev. Ecol. Evol. Syst. 41: 351–377.
Hill J (2009) Opportunities and challenges of transitioning to sustainable next-generation transportation biofuels. Int. J. Biotechnology 11: 5–13.
Hill J, Polasky S, Nelson E, Tilman D, Huo H, Ludwig L, Neumann J, Zheng H, Bonta D (2009) Climate change and health costs of air emissions from biofuels and gasoline. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 106: 2077–2082.
Fargione J, Hill J, Tilman D, Polasky S, Hawthorne P (2008) Land clearing and the biofuel carbon debt. Science 319: 1235–1238.
Hill J, Nelson E, Tilman D, Polasky S, Tiffany D (2006) Environmental, economic, and energetic costs and benefits of biodiesel and ethanol biofuels. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 103: 11206–11210.