Science on Tap

Science on Tap is a monthly lecture series at the University of Maryland that explores the latest discoveries in science and technology in a relaxed atmosphere with food and drink.

The lectures are held at MilkBoy ArtHouse, 7416 Baltimore Ave., College Park, MD 20740. (Directions

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Lectures begin at 6:30 p.m. Space is limited. Food and beverages are available for purchase. Happy hour specials are available until 7 p.m.

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Science on Tap Lectures

February 2018 - The Life & Death of T. Rex - Thomas Holtz, UMD Geology Principal Lecturer

March 2018 - Hungry Black Holes - Suvi Gezari, UMD Astronomy Assistant Professor

April 2018 - What's Eating the Bees - Samuel Ramsey, UMD Entomology Graduate Student

May 2018 - I'm Supposed to do What With My Password? - Michelle Mazurek, UMD Assistant Professor of Computer Science with a joint appointment in the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies

June 2018 - The Science Behind Skin Aging - Kan Cao, UMD Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics Associate Professor

July 2018 - Sounding Ice - Nicholas Schmerr, UMD Geology Assistant Professor

August 2018 - What Quantum Computing Will Do For You - Christopher Monroe, Distinguished University Professor and Bice-Sechi Zorn Professor of Physics at UMD

September 2018 - The Silence of the Frogs - Karen Lips, UMD Biology Professor

October 2018 - 10 Amazing Facts About Vampires and Other Bats - Jerry Wilkinson, UMD Biology Professor

November 2018 - Water, soil, vegetation and climate: How nature can teach us to live on a budget - Fernando Miralles-Wilhelm, Chair of UMD's Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science and Interim Director of the Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center

January 2019 - cancelled due to snow

February 2019 - Virtual Reality: Hype or Hope? Real-world applications of virtual and augmented reality that have an impact - Amitabh Varshney, dean of UMD's College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences; Professor of Computer Science and the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies

March 2019 - Salty Roads, Saltier Rivers: Causes and Consequences of Freshwater Salinization Syndrome - Sujay Kaushal, Associate Professor in the UMD Department of Geology and
Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center

April 2019Say Goodbye to Citrus? A Scientist’s Quest to Save the Worldwide Citrus Industry from a Devastating, Incurable Disease - Anne Simon, UMD Professor of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics

May 2019 - How good are global climate change projections...out to 2050? - Michael N. Evans, Associate Professor, UMD Department of Geology and Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center

June 2019 - Shots of Knowledge: The Science of Whiskey - Eric Simanek, Robert A. Welch Professor of Chemistry and Department Chair at Texas Christian University & Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturer

This event is a partnership between the UMD College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences and The Clarice and MilkBoy ArtHouse, a local crossroads for dynamic entertainment, social gathering and creative dining in downtown College Park, Maryland. This event is also sponsored by the UMD Science Alumni Network.

Questions about Science on Tap? Contact Abby Robinson at abbyr@umd.edu or 301-405-5845.