Three UCF Professors Headline Orlando’s First Taste of Science Festival
Orlando will host its first Taste of Science Festival on April 22-23 as part of an annual national event geared at encouraging public discourse about science and its impact on the community.
Many scientists will speak about a range of topics, including several members of the UCF community during the festival at two locations from 6 to 8 p.m.
Monday, April 22
The Public House, 12046 Collegiate Way
- UCF Physics Professor Joshua Colwell: How Experiments Advance Space Exploration
- Teacher in Residence at UCF Adam LaMee: Coding, Higgs Boson, Dark Matter and Other Cool Sciences
- UCF History Associate Professor Amy Foster: Women in Space
Tuesday, April 23
Grain & The Grape, 1110 Virginia Dr.
- UCF Nanotechnology Associate Professor Debashis Chanda: Rapid Detector for Dopamine and Other Advances in Nanotechnology
- UCF Assistant director of assignments Lynell Hodge: What Cognitive Science Teaches Us about Trauma
- UCF alumnus and city of Orlando director of sustainability Chris Castro: Climate Change and Accelerating the Clean Energy Economy
The public is invited. Tickets at $5 and information are available at tasteofscience.org/orlando.
The Florida Consortium of Metropolitan Research Universities – a collaboration between UCF, Florida International University and the University of South Florida – is a sponsor of the Taste of Science events in Florida.
Pharmaceutical Testing Technology Developed at UCF for Immune Response Shows Promise for Multi-Organ Diseases
Scientists trying to make pharmaceuticals that combat multi-organ diseases such as cancer or COVID-19 may have another tool at their disposal, thanks to the University of Central Florida. UCF Professor...
For the seventh consecutive year, UCF has ranked in the top 100 universities in the world when it comes to securing patents. UCF ranked 29th among public universities in the nation...
Inching Closer to Molecular Circuitry: International Team Breaks One-Diode-One Resistor Electronics Puzzle
An international team with ties to UCF has cracked a challenge that could herald a new era of ultra-high-density computing. For years engineers and scientists around the world have been...
The 49ers who panned for gold during California’s Gold Rush didn’t really know where they might strike it rich. They had word of mouth and not much else to go...