Media Advisory: Hands on with hydrogen

Who and What: Timo Thonhauser, Wake Forest University associate professor of physics, will conduct an interactive outreach program at SciWorks to teach school children about using alternative fuels like hydrogen. One of the highlights is a hydrogen fuel cell car that allows students to separate water into hydrogen and oxygen to form a gas that will power the car across the floor. Students from local and regional schools will be in attendance.

Thonhauser is a condensed matter theorist whose research is supported by a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Award – awarded to a select few junior faculty nationwide who excel as teacher-scholars.

When: Friday, Nov. 21 at 9 a.m.

Where: SciWorks science museum400 West Hanes Mill Road,
Winston-Salem, NC 27105, 336-813-3761.


About Wake Forest University

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