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Experts Advisory: the University at Albany's New Featured Experts

Contact: Michael Parker (518) 437-4980

ALBANY, N.Y. (June 8, 2004) -- Martian landings, rising oil prices and parental support among topics covered by UAlbany's featured experts:

  • EXPLORATION OF MARS could serve as inspiration for future generations, and could lead to breakthroughs in science such as the discovery of life on other planets, says planetary expert John Delano.

  • WILL PRICE OF PETROL slow the economic recovery? Professor of finance Hany A. Shawky can offer expert analysis on Petrol and energy related issues, institutional portfolio management and stock market behavior.

  • IS SOLAR ENERGY THE ANSWER? Richard Perez, associate editor of Solar Energy Journal since 1995, built and lives in a passive solar photovoltaic home. He has published more than 120 articles and reports on solar radiation, renewable energy applications, and day lighting.

  • PARENTAL SUPPORT in early childhood linked to physical and mental health of elderly, according to research by School of Public Health Assistant Professor Benjamin Shaw.

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