A Commemoration of the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Joseph Henry

Joseph Henry was a distinguished nineteenth century American scientist, educator and administrator. He was born in Albany, NY on December 17, 1797 and his early life, education and scientific career were closely connected with the Albany area.

Henry's remarkable life will be remembered with a program of internationally known scientists and speakers.

The University at Albany Department of Physics will hold a conference celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Joseph Henry. The University at Albany Chapter of Sigma Xi and the Eastern New York Section of the American Chemical Society will have a dinner and joint session as part of the conference. The public is invited to these events and there is no charge (except for the Sigma Xi - ACS dinner).

The conference will be held on December 2, 1997 in the Performing Arts Center and the Campus Center Patroon Room at the University at Albany Uptown Campus. (Conference Program and Reservation Information)

Other Special Local Events:

Some Additional Information Resources

Joseph Henry Bicentennial Conference Committee:

University at Albany, Department of Physics
   Jack Smith, Committee Chair
   Mario Prividera
   Keith Ratcliff
   Harold Story

University at Albany, Department of History
   Kendall Birr

University at Albany, Department of Computer Science
   Lenore Mullin, President, University at Albany Chapter of Sigma Xi

College of St. Rose, School of Mathematics and Sciences
   William Hagan, Chair, Eastern New York Section, American Chemical Society

GE Research and Development Center
    George Wise


Comments and Suggestions on the Conference
     Jack Smith [email protected]