David Wesley Hobill

Associate Professor

Department of Physics and Astronomy

PhD - Physics

University of Victoria, 1980

MSc - Physics

University of Calgary, 1974

BSc - Physics

Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1971

Contact information


Office: 403.220.6965

Web presence

IQST Website


Location : SB539


  • PHYS 609 - Advanced Classical Mechanics    
  • PHYS 613 - Electrodynamics

Research and teaching

Research areas

  • Binary Star Systems
  • Black Holes
  • Computational Astrophysics
  • Cosmology
  • Gravitational Lensing


Dr. Hobill was first appointed an Instructor II at the University of Calgary in 1991. In 1994 he was appointed Assistant Professor, and in 1996 was promoted to Associate Professor. Dr. Hobill serves on the department's Head's Advisory Committee, and Graduate Affairs Committee, as well as sitting on several professional committees.


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