July 2, 2016 at 7:00 am

Science Café Lineup Announced for 2016-17

The 2016-17 lineup for Ohio University’s Science Café kicks off Sept. 7 with Dr. Daniel Phillps from physics and includes speakers from engineering, psychology, biology, math and more.

Science Cafe logoEvents are held on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. in the Front Room at Baker University Center. They are free and open to students, faculty and staff. Science Café is a venue for students to share their interests informally during a conversation exchange in a friendly setting.

The Science Café is hosted by Dr. Sarah Wyatt, Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology and Vice President of the Ohio University Chapter of Sigma Xi, and Roxanne Malé-Brune, Director of Grant Development and Projects in the Office of the Vice President for Research and Creativity.

Science Café and Café Conversations are sponsored by the Office of Vice President for Research and Creativity and the Ohio University Chapter of Sigma Xi.

Fall 2016 Science Café & Café Conversations

Sept. 7, Dr. Daniel Phillips, Professor, Physics

Sept. 21, Dr. Sarah Hormozi, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Sept. 28, David Mould, Professor Emeritus, Media Arts and Studies

Topic: The perils and opportunities of being a journalist in foreign countries

Oct. 5, Dr. Guy Riefler, Associate Professor, Civil Engineering; and John Sabraw, Professor of Painting and Drawing

Oct. 19, Dr. Claudia Gonzalez-Vallejo, Associate Professor, Psychology

Oct. 26,  Aimee Edmondson, Associate Professor, Journalism; John Grimwade, Assistant Professor, Visual Communication.

Nov. 2, Dr. Lisa Crockett, Professor, Biological Sciences

Nov. 16, Dr. Gurgen “Greg” Hayrapetyan, Assistant Professor, Mathematics

Nov. 30, Dr. Sonia Najjar, Professor, Biomedical Sciences / Associate Dean of Research and Innovation, HCOM

Spring 2017 Science Café & Café Conversations

Jan. 18, Dr. Joseph Shields, Professor, Physics & Astronomy

Jan. 25,  Rajko Grlic, Distinguished Professor, Film

Feb. 1, Dr. Brian Clark, Professor, Biomedical Science, Director OMNI

Feb. 15, John Bowditch, Director, The Game Research and Immersive Design (GRID) Lab, Scripps College of Communication

Feb. 22,  Andy Alexander, Scripps Howard Visiting Professional, Journalism

March 15, Dr. Gerardine Botte, Professor of Engineering

March 29, Craig Grimes, Assistant Professor, Geological Sciences

April 20, Sigma Xi Initiation Ceremony

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