Ask A Scientist: The Science of Soap with Hamza Khattak

Presented on: Wednesday, June 24th at 10:00 AM EDT

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Parents are always reminding us to wash our hands, especially these days. Have you ever wondered how soap works and why it is used to keep us healthy? Do you have questions about the science of soap? About our speaker: Hamza Khattak is a MSc student in the Department of Physics and Astronomy where he is working on soft matter physics research. Currently he is studying the motion of microscopic droplets along soft surfaces. In the past he's also worked on grapes forming plasma in a microwave. Prior to attending McMaster Hamza received his BSc from Trent University in his hometown of Peterborough. Hamza is interested in photography and also enjoys some farming when he's back in his hometown of Peterborough.