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Name: Alvin Konigsberg
Academic Rank: Associate Professor
Department: Geology

Expertise Keywords: Alternative energy, Atmosphere, Energy, Environment, Environmental impact assessment, Meteorology, Solar energy, Weather

Available For: interviews, essays, speaking

Expertise: I am qualified to speak on a range of energy related topics,including energy conservation and alternative energy systems. I have experience in weather forecasting. I have also written and spoken to groups on atmospheric related enviromental research, such as acid rain and other types of air pollution.

Currrent Research: See "Areas of Expertise" above

Contact Information

Office Phone: 845-257-3758
E-mail Address:
Personal Web Site:

Other Information

Positions held at New Paltz prior to current position:
Chairman, Department of Physics Director, Innovative Studies Program

Positions held prior to joining SUNY New Paltz:
Research Associate, Atmospheric Sciences Research Center- SUNY at Albany


City College of New York 1959-1963 Bachelor of Science 1963 Physics
Syracuse University 1963-1968 Doctor of Philososophy (Ph.D) 1969 Physics


New York State Regents College Teaching Fellow -1963-65

National Aeronautics & Space Research Fellow - 1973-74

Other professional activities

Consultant to IBM Corporation on Energy Conservation Education -1977-78

Consultant on Hydrogeology to Town of Fishkill Planning Board - 1984-85

Consultant on Environmental Education to Ulster-Orange BOCES - 1992

Hudson Valley Redevelopment Advisory Committee Member - 1999-2001

Organizational Memberships

Chairman, Ulster County Environmental Management Council- 1984-86


"Acid Rain and Its Effects on the Hudson Valley", The Hudson Valley, Our Heritage, Our Future, Gannett Press, February 2000.

"Seasons, Local Phenomena, Winds, Hailstorms", Encyclopedia of World Geography, Salem Press, 2000.

Additional Publication Information Available Upon Request