2012 Washburn Award Recipient
Co-host of MythBusters, M5 Industries founder
Jamie Hyneman is founder of M5 Industries, a special effects studio that has produced work for over 800 television commercials and dozens of feature films. Prior to his special career in movies such as Robocop, Arachnophobia, and Naked Lunch, Hyneman captained a charter sailboat business in the Caribbean. He holds several patents, and he has an ongoing collaboration with Villanova College of Engineering to develop new safety concepts for the military. He lives in San Francisco with his wife — who happens to be a high school science teacher.