MythBuster Jamie Hyneman coming to the UT

| Michaela Nesvarova

Jamie Hyneman, famous from the show MythBusters, will visit the University of Twente in a few weeks. Hyneman, who also received an honorary doctorate from the UT in 2011, will be at the campus from the 10th until the 13th of March. He will participate in a number of events, some of them also open to the general public.

Hyneman is well-known as the co-creator of the popular TV show MythBusters. He is also the owner of M5 Industries, a company specialized in creating special effects. UT Nieuws interviewed him when he accepted his honorary doctorate.

Jamie Hyneman will partake in a number of activities and lectures during his stay at the UT. On the 10th of March, he will visit University College Twente (ATLAS), as well as answer questions in a special College Tour with UT students and staff members. At the end of the day, Hyneman will also spend time in the DesignLab.

On the 11th of March at 11:00, Jamie Hyneman will give a College Tour lecture that is open to the general public. On the same day at 13:00, a Mini Open House will be organized at the DesignLab. This event will include an interactive program with demonstrations and experiments using the latest scientific technologies. More information about Hyneman’s visit and registration for the related events can be found here.