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Past Cafés

For Cafés from 2014-2015 click here.

Through the Eye of the Drone: Chasing Severe Storms.
Presenter : Dr. Sue van den Heever from the CSU Department of Atmospheric Science
September 20, 2017
Everyday Joe's Coffee House

Prof. van den Heever brought a drone from her research group and showed computer animations and drone video of severe storms and discussed how her group's research has helped improve the computer models that predict storms.
Photos, Flyer

 

The Three S's of Climate Change: Simple. Serious. Solvable.
Presenter : Dr. Scott Denning from the CSU Department of Atmospheric Science
April 12, 2017
Everyday Joe's Coffee House

Prof. Denning explained causes of climate change and solutions to those causes in a lively demonstration and discussion.
Photos, Flyer

 

Wildfires and Animals: Creeping through Colorado's Forests
Presenter : Dr. Monique Rocca from the CSU Department of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability
March 8, 2017
Everyday Joe's Coffee House

Dr. Rocca talked about how many plants and animals need fire to survive and brought some great props to show fire history.
Photos, Flyer

 

What'd You Have For Dinner... 10,000 Years Ago?
Presenter : Dr. Jason La Belle from the CSU Department of Anthropology
February 8, 2017
Everyday Joe's Coffee House

Dr. La Belle talked about what ancient peoples had to eat and showed how archaeologists have found out!
Photos, Flyer

 

Clouds are Cirrusly Supercool
Presenters : Drs. Paul DeMott and Thomas Hill with PhD student Christina McCluskey of the CSU Department of Atmospheric Science
November 9, 2016
Everyday Joe's Coffee House

Our presenters demonstrated how particles in the air play an important and "Supercool" role in forming clouds. We learned where "aerosols" come from and how they are measured with a particle counter, we made a few clouds and learned how bacteria can help make snow!
Photos, Flyer

 

Eye know what you ate last summer: Eye-tracking cameras and food choices
Presenter : Dr. Dan Graham, CSU's Psychology Department
October 12, 2016
Everyday Joe's Coffee House

Dr Graham demonstrated eye-tracking glasses that have integrated cameras that show where the wearer is looking. These have helped him understand how people use nutrition information when making food choices.
Photos, Flyer

 

Binging on junk food: What happens to the nitrogen that gets away?
Presenter : Dr. Jill Baron, CSU's Natural Resource Ecology Lab
September 14, 2016
Everyday Joe's Coffee House

Dr Baron talked about the nitrogen imbalance caused by food production of a growing world population.
Photos, Flyer

 

Biologically Inspired Miniature Jumping Robots
Presenter : Dr. Jianguo Zhao, CSU's Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
April 13, 2016
Everyday Joe's Coffee House

Dr Zhao explained how biological inspirations from small animals and insects have helped Zhao and his team build tiny jumping robots.
Photos, Flyer

 

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