Type: 
Colloquium
Date-Time: 
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 16:00
Location: 
WNGR 328
Event Speaker: 
Christopher Hendon (UofO)
Local Contact: 
Davide Lazzati
Abstract: 

Despite coffee’s ubiquity and tremendous economic value (~1.5% of the USA GDP), there remains very little research in the field. Yet, numerous physical and chemical processes play a determining role in cup quality, ranging from agricultural practices, to roasting and brewing. This talk canvases the landscape of coffee research to date, detailing areas that require further study, as well as discussing our early efforts to better understand the key factors that determine cup quality and reproducibility.  

Refreshments: 
Refreshments will be offered half an hour before the colloquium in Weniger 379