F.S. Hill Jr. is a Professor Emeritus of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He received a Ph. D. degree from Yale University in 1968, worked for 3 years in digital data transmission at Bell Telephone Laboratories, and joined the University in 1970. He is the author of numerous articles in the field of signal processing, communications, and computer graphics. He has been editor and associate editor of the IEEE Communications Society magazine. He is also a fellow of the IEEE. He is co-author of the book Introduction To Engineering and has won several awards for outstanding teaching.
Stephen M. Kelley and Dr. Hill met in 2000 in connection with a National Science Foundation distance learning project. Since then co-teaching courses in computer graphics at the University of Massachusetts and co-authoring Computer Graphics using OpenGL, 3rd Edition. Stephen Kelley recently graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a degree in Interactive Multimedia and Computer Graphics along with a minor in Information Technology. Stephen also runs his own web development and consulting company, Intangible Inc.