Dr. Herbert Hill ’67 Working on Breathalyzer to Test Drivers Under the Influence of Marijuana

the perspective a driver has when looking at a steering wheel of a car; the gauges and lights of other cars at night

Dr. Herbert Hill ’67, a professor at Washington State University who was a chemistry major at Rhodes,  has spent more than four decades pioneering ways to detect chemical signatures based on the movement of a substance’s component ions. Since the legalization of marijuana in some states, there has been interest in developing a breathalyzer to test those who may be under the influence while driving. Read about Hill’s groundbreaking work on Bloomberg.com