Dr. Nihill taught chemistry at North Central College for two years and conducted research in atmospheric chemistry at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for three years.
What makes you excited about your subject, and why do you like teaching it?
“It’s just these huge instruments that are crazy, and you get to play with all sorts of different things and just explore things that you would never have the chance or the opportunity to do on your own.”
What is one thing that students should know about you?
“I love trivia. I go to bar trivia, when bars are open and safe to go obviously. I love watching jeopardy. I love all those trivia game shows, and I’ve tried to work as much of it as possible in the class, never for any stakes.”