Adam Savage will be the Colorado School of Mines 2018 Homecoming Distinguished Lecturer on Thursday, September 27.
Savage, an internationally renowned television producer, is best known for his role as the former co-host of the popular television show Mythbusters with Jamie Hyneman. Mythbusters produced more than 250 episodes that aired in more than 100 countries. The program tackled over 1,000 myths and performed nearly 3,000 experiments.
Savage has also worked as a graphic designer, robot builder, welder, machinist, toy maker and a variety of other jobs. He has written for Popular Mechanics, the Wall Street Journal and Wired Magazine, among others. Savage is an honorary lifetime member of the National Science Teachers Association, an honorary member of Sigma Xi and was presented with an honorary doctorate from the Universiteit Twente in the Netherlands for his role in popularizing science and technology. Read his full biography below.
Homecoming at Mines will take place Thursday, September 27 through Saturday, September 29. Alumni registration will open on July 9. More information and a full itinerary of Homecoming events can be found on the Mines Activities Council website, www.minesactivitiescouncil.com/homecoming-2018.