Past Meetings

Complete List of Previous Symposia

(Season: Location, Host, Topic)

2021

Spring: Virtual, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Physics of Power Electronics

2020

Fall: Virtual, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Physics of Coronavirus

Spring: Canceled due to Covid-19

2019

Fall: Corning, NY, Corning Museum of Glass, Physics of Optical Materials

Spring: Yorktown Heights, NY, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, The Physics of A.I.

2018

Fall: Fredonia, NY, State University of New York at Fredonia, Philanthropic Physical Sciences

Spring: Binghamton, NY, State University of New York at Binghamton, Topology and Correlation in Quantum Mechanics

2017

Fall: Schenectady, NY, Union College, Gravitational Waves

Spring: Buffalo, NY, University at Buffalo, Materials for Renewable Energy

2016 

Fall: Troy, NY, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Physics of 2D Materials

Spring: Bronxville, NY, Sarah Lawrence College, Art and Physics

2015

Fall: Poughkeepsie, NY, Vassar College, Computations in Physics

Spring: Fredonia, NY, State University of New York at Fredonia, Quantum Computing and Communications

2014

Fall: Plattsburgh, NY, State University of New York at Plattsburgh, Physics of the Atmosphere and Climate

Spring: Oswego, NY, State University of New York at Oswego, Astrophysics for the New Century

2013

Fall: Pleasantville, NY, Pace University (Westchester), Physics in Nature

Spring: Aurora, NY, Wells College, Recent Advances in Physics

2012

Fall: Buffalo, NY, Canisius College, Physics of Water

Spring: Binghamton, NY, State University of NY, Energy materails

2011

Fall: Oneonta, NY, State University of NY, Superconductivity and Applications

Spring: Albany, NY, Albany Nanotech Center, The Physics of Carbon Electronics

2010

Fall: Hempstead, NY, Hofstra University, Origins: Origins of the Universe, Solar System, and Life

Spring: Schenectady, NY, Union College, Nuclear Applications

2009

Fall: Ithaca, NY, Ithaca College, Physics and Archeology

Spring: Rochester, NY, University of Rochester, Harnessing Photons: From Energy to Entanglement

2008

Fall: Corning, NY, Corning Research, A Century of Optics and Materials

Spring: Ithaca, NY, Cornell University, Accelerator Physics

2007

Fall: Saratoga Springs, NY, Skidmore College, Planets - Geophysical and Astrophysical Perspectives

Spring: West Point, NY, US Military Academy at West Point, Physics in a New Light

2006

Fall: Potsdam, NY, SUNY Potsdam, Acoustics, Musical and Physical

Spring: Canandaigua, NY, Finger Lakes Community College, Physics and Technology of Microsystems

2005

Fall: Hamilton, NY, Colgate University, Albert Einstein and his Legacy

Spring: Rochester, NY, RIT, Physics of Squishy Things

2004

Fall: Brooklyn, NY, City University of New York, Physics of the Microworld: From Quarks to Nanostructures

2003

Fall: Upton, NY, Brookhaven National Labs, Particle Accelerator Frontiers and New Physics Potential Workshop

Spring: Geneseo, NY, SUNY Geneseo, Physics of Everyday Phenomena

2002

Fall: Syracuse, NY., Syracuse Univ., The Small, the Large and the Universe

Spring: Oneonta, NY, SUNY Oneonta, Energy and Environment

2001

Fall: Albany, NY, SUNY Albany/RPI, Biophysics with Nanotechnology

Spring: Yorktown Hts, NY, IBM Research Division, Nanotechnology

2000

Fall: Buffalo , NY, SUNY Buffalo, Astrophysics

Spring: Corning, NY, Corning CC, Astrophysics: Tools, Research and Theory

1999

Fall: Brockport, NY, SUNY Brockport, Low T Physics/Nonlinear Dynamics & Chaos

Spring: Murray Hill, NJ, Lucent Technologies, Physics of Telecommunications

1998

Fall: Troy, RPI, Advances & Applications in Magnetism

Spring: Rochester, Kodak, Xerox, U.R., The Physics of Imaging

1997

Fall: Saratoga Springs, Skidmore College, A Century of Modern Physics

Spring: Hamilton, Colgate U., Lasers in Science

1996

Fall: Ithaca, Cornell U., Space Science

Spring: Yorktown Heights, IBM, 21st Century Computing

1995

Fall: Rochester, RIT, Advances in Alternate Energy

Spring: Schenectady, G.E. R&D Center, Physics & Medicine

1994

Fall: Binghamton, Binghamton U., Physics of Everyday Phenomena

Spring: New Paltz, SUNY College New Paltz, Geophysics

1993

Fall: Buffalo, SUNY Buffalo, Nanostructures

Spring: Corning, Corning Glass, Physics of Disordered Materials

1992

Fall: Upton, Brookhaven Nat. Labs, Heavy Ion Physics

Spring: Syracuse, Syracuse U., Biological Physics

1991

Fall: Saratoga Springs, Skidmore College, Atmospheric Physics

Spring: Rochester, RIT, The Science of Imaging

1990

Fall: Poughkeepsie, IBM, Supercomputing & Supercomputers

Spring: Alfred, Alfred U., Physics of Advanced Materials Systems

1989

Fall: Troy, RPI, Nanometric Probes of Matter

Spring: Geneseo, SUNY at Geneseo, Life Cycle of a Star

1988

Fall: Ithaca, Cornell U., Particle Beam Generation & Interactions

Spring: Schenectady, Union College, Superconductivity

1987

Fall: Buffalo, Calspan at Ramada Hotel, Physics of Fluids

Spring: Briarcliffe Manor, Philips Laboratories, Thin Films and Microelectronics

1986

Fall: Syracuse, Syracuse U., Cosmology & Elementary Particles

Spring: Upton, Brookhaven Nat. Labs, Detectors for New Physics

1985

Fall: Schenectady, G.E. R&D Center, Physics of Medical Imaging

Spring: Corning, Corning Glass, Physical Properties & Applications of Glass

1984

Fall: Rochester, U. of Rochester, Honoring Lee Alvin DuBridge

Spring: West Point, U.S. Military Academy, Physics of International Security

1983

Fall: Canton, St. Lawrence U., Physics of the Environment

Spring: Oneonta, SUNY Oneonta, Physics and Computing

1982

Fall: Rochester, Eastman-Kodak Co., Physics of Polymers

Spring: Cortland, SUNY Cortland, Elementary Particle Physics

1981

Fall: Buffalo, SUNY Buffalo, Interfacial Physics: New Frontier

Spring: Pleasantville, Pace U., Energy: Alternate Sources & Storage

1980

Fall: Albany, SUNY at Albany, Particle-Solid Interactions

Spring: Ithaca, Cornell U., Synchrotron Radiation & Applications

1979

Fall: Rochester, Xerox, UR, Kodak, The Laser & Applications

Spring: Syracuse, Syracuse U., Relativity & Gravitation

1978

Fall: Yorktown Heights, IBM, Physics in Modern Electronics

Spring: Schenectady, Union College, Topics in Biological Physics

1977

Fall: Rochester, RIT, Geophysics: Molecules to Mountains

Spring: Hamilton, Colgate U., Modern Astrophysics

1976

Fall: New Paltz, SUNY New Paltz, Physics at Extreme Conditions

Spring: Oswego, SUNY Oswego, Energy Technology

1975

Fall: Rochester, Kodak, Physics of Image Recording

Spring: Upton & Stony Brook, BNL & SUNY Stony Brook, Particle Physics

1974

Fall: Buffalo, SUNY Buffalo, Modern Acoustics

Spring: Brooklyn, Brooklyn College of CUNY, Uses for Low Energy Accelerators

1973

Fall: Troy, RPI, Electronic Physics of Organic Materials

Spring: Cortland, SUNY Cortland, Irreversibility, Time Reversal, Expanding Universe

1972

Fall: Rochester, RIT, Atmospheric Physics

Spring: Poughkeepsie, IBM, Modern Optics

1971

Fall: Geneseo, SUNY Geneseo, Plasma Physics: Fusion Power, Arcs, Ionosphere

Spring: Corning, Corning Glass Works, Physics of Electronic Devices