Nerd Nite I  10.8.14
Words of Power by John Kirby
Mysterious sounds from marine critters by Erica Staaterman
DIY BCI: Brain technology for everyday life by Max Jackson

Nerd Nite II  11.13.14
Waves by Nathan Laxague (co-boss)
Psychology of Change by Ivan Dynamo De Jesus
Nursing Coral Reefs To Recovery by Stephanie Schopmeyer

Nerd Nite Special Event  12.10.14
“The Science behind Science Fiction” Presented by COSEE FL, Nerd Nite Miami,and the Miami International Science Fiction Film Festival

Nerd Nite III  1.8.15
Tiny houses by William Visel
To Infinity and Beyond: A look at the evolution of computer visual effects in motion pictures by Dean Lyon
The History of Elephants in Miami by Nathaniel Sandler

Nerd Nite IV  2.12.15
Evolutionary Psychology by Melissa Blundell Osorio (co-boss)
Mineralogy by Kelsey Marzolf
Making diamonds by John Janitz

Nerd Nite V  3.12.15
“How Basketball Went Global” by fitness coach Dre Baldwin
“Rape, Drugs, and Pornography: A Story of Human Trafficking in Miami” by attorney Roy Altman
“Personalities in Math History and the Mathematical Experience” by math badass Chelsey Hoff

Nerd Nite VI  4.9.15
“Isotopes of ET” by Troy Bernier
“What’s Up With Psychiatry? An Outsider’s Experience of Working in the Field” by Tim Ryan
“Big Bounce and Multiverses in Quantum Cosmology” by M.E. Hogan

Nerd Nite VII 5.14.15
“Gravity, Space & Time. Chainsaws, Fire & Friends” by Shaka Brown
“The unintended effects of using products” by Zoey Chen
“Wetware Programming” by Michael T. Moore

Nerd Nite VIII  6.11.15
“The E.T. Files: Move Over Men in Black!” by Derek Demeter
“The Rise of Low T – The Marketing of Testosterone” by Vineeth Mohan
“DNA Nanotechnology: A Breakthrough For Us All” by Felix Sosa

Nerd Nite IX 7.9.15
Team Trivia
We love Miami Summers: Mosquitos! by Tanjim Hossain
We love Miami Summers: Hurricanes! by Angela Colbert

Nerd Nite X  8.13.15
“A Look at the Uncanny Valley” by Dean Lyon
“The future of IVF: flirting with the limits” by Amanda Butler
“How Playing Board Games Can Save Your Life” by John Gulla

Nerd Nite XI 9.10.15
“Art, Craft, Beauty, Mingei and Malcolm Galdwell’s 10,000 hours” by James Herring
“Why do passwords suck, and what you can do about it” by Alan Goldman
“Sex Underwater: A Slightly Inappropriate Musical Revue” by Gary Bremen

Nerd Nite XII 10.8.15 Nerd Nite turns 1!! Birthday party!
“Invasive Species: What You Don’t Want To Know” by Tom Jackson
“The Power of Body Language in Dating” by Virginia Jimenez
“Everything I Need To Know In Life I Learned From Sharks” by David Shiffman

Nerd Nite XIII 11.12.15
The 6 finalists for the CappSci Inventors prize at the Frost Science Museum

Special Event: Saltwater Chemistry  11.18.15
Tours of saltwater labs at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School The Science of Brewing Beer by Saltwater Brewery’s head brewer

Nerd Nite XIV 12.10.15
Gary Bremen -“Why National Parks?” Alan Goldman -“Is It Ok to Use Public WiFi – Encryption Demystified” John Gulla -“The Narrative Revolution WILL Be Televised: How video games are changing the way we tell stories”

Nerd Nite XV 1.14.16
“No More Secrets: Hacking, CyberStalking, Surveillance & You” by Mike Anderson “Joint By Joint” by Flip Aguilera “Online Dating Decoded: The Secrets to Getting the Dates You Want” by Wade McNary

Nerd Nite XVI 2.11.16
“This Is Your Brain On Music” by Walter Bradley
“The Science of the Creative Process” by Teo Castellanos
“The Rhythm of Language –Poetry in Miami” by Scott Cunningham

Nerd Nite XVII 3.10.16
“The Impacts of Climate Change You May Not Know About” by Ta-Shana Taylor “Why You Suck At Learning Languages” by Jeff Peterson “Natural History of the Asshole” by Steven Whitfield

Nerd Nite XVIII 4.14.16
“Boogie Nights: How to Dance Your A** Off and Your Brain On” by Carolyn Margolin “Talk Nauti To Me” by Joshua L. Marano M.A., RPA “The Art of Revealing Art” by Silvia Manrique

Nerd Nite XIX 5.12.16
The Science of Friendship by Annik Babinski
TB Or Not TB – Arose By Many Other Names by Shaka Brown
Snake Oil: The $27 Billion Bullshit Industry by George Tucker

Nerd Nite XX 6.9.16
Hacking Reality Through Storytelling by Alex De Carvalho
How To Tell A Story Through Film Editing by Stephan Rich
How To Nicely Manipulate People: Get What You Want From Everyone and Still Be Liked by Maryan Firpo

Nerd Nite XXI 7.14.16
Sex, Drugs, and Happiness by Melissa Blundell Osorio
A Brief History of Non-Monogamy by David Ghenassia
Through Galadriel’s Looking-Glass: J.R.R. Tolkien’s Role in Fantasy Through Past, Present, & Future by Nathan Laxague

Nerd Nite XXII 8.11.16
Black Dreams Matter: Understanding the Black Sci-Fi Movement by Jeff Carroll
Namesake: How Some of the More Ridiculous Places in Florida Got Their Names by Laura Chaibongsai
Mosquitoes = Bad by Tanjim Hossain

Nerd Nite Miami XXIII 9.8.16
Adventures and Misadventures in Marine Biology by Ian Enochs
Have You Tried Turning It Off and On Again?: The Infrastructure of the Internet by Brian LeBlanc
Graphic Classes: Why Graphic Novels should be a Literature Teacher’s Best Friends” by Adam Schachner

Nerd Nite Miami XXIV 10.13.16
“The Miami Dance Index: Dance, Cities, and the Future of Miami-Dade” by citizen kevin
“Can Harry Potter Fans Change the World?” by Anna Dilernia
“FUTURLAWMA! 21st Century Solutions to 31st Century Problems” by Justin Wales

Dueling Conspiracies: Battle Royale of Obscurity! 10.27.16

Nerd Nite Miami XXV 11.10.16
“The Good Old Days: Growing Up On Biscayne Bay” by Captain Dan Kipnis
“#BayDrift: Using nerds like you to find the solution to pollution.” by Laura Bracken Chaibongsai
“A Dredgeful Situation: PortMiami, corals, and the endangered species act.” by Rachel Silverstein

Nerd Nite Miami XXVI 12.8.16
Brian Leblanc – the internet
Ta-Shana Taylor – opt outside
Steven Whitfield – dicks

Nerd Nite Miami XXVII 1.12.1 (worst presidents)
Herbert Hoover – according to Roy Altman
Dick Cheney – according to Stephan Rich
All the presidents – according to Nathaniel Sandler

Best of Nerd Nite Miami at PAMM 2.2.17
“Everything I know in life I learned from sharks ” by David Shiffman
“Graphic Classes: Why graphic novels should be a teacher’s best friend” by Adam Schachner
“Sex Underwater: A slightly inappropriate musical revue” by Gary Bremen

Nerd Nite Miami XXVIII 2.9.17
Trust Vs. Trustworthiness: The Distinction That Can Impact Your Happiness by Virginia A Jimenez
Ocean Currents: why are they important and how do oceanographers measure them by Arthur Mariano, PhD
Self-Determination Theory: The Science Behind Motivation by Flip Aguilera

Nerd Nite Miami XXIV 3.9.17
Ancient Aliens and Crystal Skulls: The Stellar Truth About Archaeoastronomy by Mallory Fenn
Snakes in the (saw)Grass by Dawn Shirreffs
I See Dead People and So Can You!: An Introduction to Forensic Anthropology by Tony Morales

Nerd Nite Miami XXV 4.13.17
*Smithsonian Earth Optimism sister event
“Tag You’re it! How Anglers are protecting fish populations” by Peter Chaibongsai, The Billfish Foundation
“Seahorses: Magical Creatures in Our Backyard” by Emilie Stump, Project Seahorse
Engaging Miami in Science Conservation” by Fernando Bretos, Frost Science Museum

Nerd Nite Miami XXV 5.11.17
Banned Books: What’s Your Number? by Madhuri Nagaraj
WTH is ML? (What the Hell is Machine Learning?) by Ivan Bliskavka
Fuck You Mr. Garrison, Some Drugs are Phenomenal by Ari Kane

Nerd Nite Miami XXVI 6.8.17
One Word: Plastics by Nathan Laxague, PhD
Fat or Fiction: Debunking Nutrition Myths by Amanda Gilhool
Biodiversity in Miami by Chelle King

Nerd Nite Miami XXVII 7.13.17
Intellectual Pornography: Viewing the World Through the Lens of Interpersonal Neurobiology by Aldrich Chan, Psy.D.
The Other Pink Bird by Elizabeth Ann Lago
Do As I Say: The Art and Science of Persuasion by Sara Yousuf

Nerd Nite Miami XXVIII 8.10.17
So You Think You Know About Criminal Justice ‘Cause You Binge-Watch “Orange is the New Black?”: You Don’t Know Dick About Penology by Nick Petersen, Ph.D.
They Call Me Ethnically Ambiguous: A Personal Narrative on the Social Construction of Race and Identity by Christian Lindo
Spinoza’s Ethics: A Heretic’s Guide to Enlightenment and the Afterlife by Kris Arca

Nerd Nite Miami 9.20.17
So… How Exactly Did the Russians Hack the Election, Anyway? by Eleazar Melendez
Want To Spank A Nice Bald Deer? by Alex de Carvalho
Reprogramming the Human Mind: An Experience of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) by Jason Schneider

Nerd Nite Miami 10.12.17
Hurricanes Now and In the Future by Canes on Canes
Keeping Dade County Wild! by Lloyd Brown
Stress and The Mind-Body Connection (Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb) by Tina Parlato

Nerd Nite Miami 11.9.17
Zoonotic Infectious Diseases: Are We That Different From Animals?  by Felix Contreras-Castro
What Can Mahi-Mahi Teach Us About the Effects of Marine Oil Spills?  by Lela Schlenker and Christina Pasparakis
Medieval Architecture 101 (Or How I Learned to Stop Being Basic When Visiting the Medieval Cathedrals of France) by Marc Magellan

Nerd Nite Miami 12.12.17
Best of 2017

Nerd Nite Miami 2.1.18 at PAMM 
“Florida’s Deadliest Hurricane (It’s Not Andrew)” by Ta-Shana Taylor
“Nature Knows Best” by Danni Washington
“Florida Man Goes to Jail” by Sara Yousuf

Nerd Nite Miami 2.8.18
“Feeling Aroused?  The Science Behind  How Music Makes us Feel” by Dr. Kimberly Sena Moore
“Who They Arrrr!” by Terese Morgan
“Amorphophallus: A Smelly Step Into Nature” by David Hernandez

Nerd Nite Miami 3.8.18
Beyond the Price of Bitcoin by Alain Leon
The Fight to Ban Fracking in Florida by Bruce Stanley
Dynamics of Yoga: Foundations of the World’s Most Ancient System of Self-Mastery (Yogana Like This Presentation) by Sujal Sudarshan H. V. Patel

Nerd Nite Miami 4.12.18

Nerd Nite Miami 5.10.18
“The News Often Lies, But Fiction Always Tells the Truth” by Julie Tyler
“Gifts from the Sea” by Gary Bremen Don’t
“Try Me, Bro: Understanding Preemption in Florida” by Alejandro Munoz-McKearney

Nerd Nite Miami 6.14.18
“The Lost F-4” by Ana Zangroniz
“Diamondback Terrapins: The Other Sea Turtle” by Christopher Boykin
“Why Whale Poop Matters: Keeping the Oceans Dirty and Healthy” by Laura Eldredge

Nerd Nite Miami 7.12.18
“Florida Manatees vs Florida Man” by Laura Bracken Chaibongsai
“Climate-ready corals: stress hardening corals for reef restoration” by Rivah Winter
“The History of Rap Beef: A Journey Through the Corporate Rise of Hip Hop” by Jorge Velasco

Nerd Nite Miami 8.9.18
Why Your Friend’s Homebrew Tastes Like Crap by Geoffrey Shideler
The Ins and Outs of Cryptography by Marshall Swatt
Killing Bambi’s Mom: The Need for Mortality and Existential Crises in Children’s Stories by Alina Hevia

Nerd Nite Miami 9.13.18
Where Is Everybody?: Space and the Fermi Paradox by Melissa Blundell-Osorio, Nerd Nite Boss
Deadly Roads and Mobile UX by Claudio Luis Vera
Sex Ed: Myths and Facts by Paola Rodriguez

Nerd Nite Miami 10.11.18
What’s Resilience Got To Do With It? by Margarita Wells, Resilient 305
Engage Miami’s 2018 Democracy Download by Rebecca Pelham, Gilbert Placeres, and Maryan Firpo
A Nerd’s Guide to Starting Conversation and Flirting by Dan Silverman, Miami Matchmaker and Dating Couch

Nerd Nite Miami 1.10.19
“Energy production in Florida in 2000, 2018, and looking forward to 2028” by Andrew Arana
“From Science to Screen” by Véronique Koch
“Headlines” by Manny Garavito

Nerd Nite Miami 11.14.19
Starting on the Same Page: An Inside Look at the New World Symphony Library by Alison Verdeber
Drug Development: From Molecule to Medicine by Maria Frane
Creating a New Pantheon: The Miami Creation Myth by Andrew Otazo

Nerd Nite at the Miami Book Fair 11.24.19 
“Turning Up Voter Turnout” by Leah Weston and Sarah Emmons
“The (Comic) Book Versus The Movie: Analyzing The Narrative Failure of Marvel’s Most Ambitious Pair of Films” by Ricardo Williams

Nerd Nite Miami 12.12.19
From Squiggles to Stupendous: Redesigning Miami’s Bus System (And More!) by Azhar Chougle
What’s Eating Gilbert Vape by Monica Skoko Rodriguez
Can we control hurricanes? Even if we hurri-can, we hurri-shouldn’t. By Rebecca Evans

Nerd Nite Miami 1.9.20
Flip Aguilar – Stress
Kayla Hauge – The Physics of Figure Skating
Darwin Rodriguez – Sailor Moon

Nerd Nite Miami 2.13.20
Come Out and Play! Why Play Is Great for Us and a Few Ideas On How to Play More  by Brandon Wetzstein
How many times should you shuffle a deck of cards?  by Morgan Brown, PhD
CRIME PAYS  by Alan Ket 

March 12, 2020 – Postponed
March 31, 2020 – Virtual North America Nerd Nite (video)
April 9, 2020 – Postponed..grr
May 14, 2020 – What the hell?!
June 11, 2020 – We miss you!

July 9, 2020 – Nerd Nite Miami: Thinking & Drinking at Home (video)

August 13, 2020 – Nerd Nite Miami: Thinking & Drinking at Home (video)

September 10, 2020 – Nerd Nite Miami: Thinking & Drinking at Home (video)

October 8, 2020 – Nerd Nite Miami: Thinking & Drinking at Home (video)