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Tuesday, September 22, 2015 — 7:00 PM EDT

Transportation highway

As part of Science Literacy Week across Canada, the University of Waterloo in partnership with the Kitchener Public Library, invites you to a timely public lecture discussing transportation with two leading researchers.

As conversations on the topic continues to expand, these experts will explore Waterloo’s several methods of transportation, including the technology behind superconducting trains, and the implications that could arise from increasing the sophistication of transportation in our city.

Associate professor David Hawthorn of the Department of Physics and Astronomy will discuss the technology behind superconducting trains that are currently used in Japan and under development in several other countries.

Associate professor Jeff Casello from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering will explore Waterloo's intricate solution regarding several different methods of transportation in our city.

Cost 
Free
Location 
Kitchener Public Library

85 Queen St N

Kitchener, ON N2H 2H1
Canada

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