Former MythBusters host Jamie Hyneman is currently visiting the University of Twente. The special effects expert, who received an honorary doctorate here in 2011, talks about the adventures of science and his relationship with the UT. ‘People I’ve met here look like they can’t wait to get to work. That’s great.’
Carrying the theme ‘science in a post-fact society’, the annual PhD & PDEng Day will be held on the 24th of November in the Gallery on campus. The event will include keynote speeches by UT honorary doctors Jamie Hyneman and Wim van Saarloos.
Jamie Hyneman will visit the University of Twente in November. The special effects expert, who is mostly known as a co-creator of the TV show MythBusters, received an honorary doctorate from the UT in 2011.
Famous MythBuster Jamie Hyneman has been at the University of Twente since Friday. ‘It’s a very vibrant university. I’ve seen an impressive array of disciplines and topnotch people, who are focused and energetic,’ he says after spending four days at the UT campus.
Jamie Hyneman is currently visiting the University of Twente. ‘It’s fantastic to be here. I consider the UT to be my alma mater in a sense. An honorary degree can be taken as a nice gesture or as a possibility for building a real relationship – and that is how I see it,’ said the famous MythBuster when he arrived to the campus this morning.
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.