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Stephen Padalino

Distinguished Teaching Professor
ISC 227A

Stephen Padalino has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1985.

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D. & M.S., Nuclear Physics; Florida State University

  • B.S., Applied Physics; Stockton State College

  • A.S., Chemistry; Community College of Morris


  • Nuclear Confinement Fusion
  • Horseback riding


  • PHYS 120: Physics First Year Experience

    An introductory course for entering students considering a career in physics or engineering. Through presentations, discussions and investigations the question "What is Physics?" will be examined. Study methods and time utilization for success in physics will also be addressed. No prerequisite. Cannot be counted toward the physics major. Graded on S/U basis. Not offered on a regular basis

  • PHYS 124: N/Analytical Physics I Lab

    An experimental course developing laboratory and analytical skills in physics. Includes experiments in kinematics, Newton's laws, uncertainty analysis, momentum and energy conservation, and projectile motion. Prerequisites/Corequisites: PHYS 123 or permission of department. Offered every fall

  • PHYS 188: Exp:Intro to Sustainable Energ
  • PHYS 188: Exp:Intro to Sust Energy Lab