Meet the Mentors

Erika Anderson

Arduino: Course 2A-Design, Sophomore

Erika is on the Varsity Softball team, and part of Alpha Phi. When she is not psetting or playing softball, she likes to paint, make, redesign clothing, and adventure throughout Boston and Cambridge.

Erika Arias

Tool: Course, Year

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Kika Arias

Tool: Course, Year

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Haley Bates-Tarasewicz

Tool: Course, Year

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Avi (Abraham) Bauer

Tool: Course, Year

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Elizabeth (Bibit) Bianchini

Bandsaw: Course 2, 2018

Elizabeth, but you can call her Bibit, hails from the forests of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where she was raised to love trees, hills, running, and just about any body of water. In her free time, she keeps busy building stuff, eating, and messing with people. She will admit that she is very attracted to power tools. When she gets old, she plans on shaving her head and buying a hundred acres where she’ll live in a tent until she finishes building her own house, probably in a tree.

Daniela Carrasco

Tool: Course, Year

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Thatcher Chamberlin

Tool: Course, Year

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Lokhin Cheng

Tool: Course, Year

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Henry Cheung

Electronics: Course 6-2, Rising Junior

Henry is a foodie, who can usually be found on the weekends exploring the area for the best and new eats. You'll typically find him procrastinating or dreaming up new random projects instead of psetting.

Sharlene Chiu

Tool: Course, Year

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Neena Dugar

Tool: Course, Year

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Lindsay Epstein

Tool: Course, Year

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Jonathan Esteban

Tool: Course, Year

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Jazmine Henderson

Tool: Course, Year

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Yara Jabbour Al Maalouf

Tool: Course, Year

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Marlo Johnson

Arduino: Course 2, Sophomore

Marlo is from the Rio Grande Valley in Texas. She enjoys warm weather and outings to Boston. When she isn't making, she can often be found hanging out in Senior House or making late night Verde's runs with Kevin and Andrea.

Edward Johnson Jr

Tool: Course, Year

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Anna Kazlauskas

Tool: Course, Year

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S. Violet Killy

Tool: Course, Year

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Jeffrey Kim

Tool: Course, Year

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Alex Leffell

Tool: Course, Year

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Allison Lemus

Othermill: Course 6-1, Junior

Allison thinks circuits are awesome and spends a large amount of time procrastinating

Weishan Liao

Tool: Course, Year

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Travis Libsack

Tool: Course, Year

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Po-Han (Dave) Lin

Tool: Course, Year

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Henry Love

Tool: Course, Year

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Charlotte Minsky

Summer Student Worker: Course 12, Rising Sophomore

Charlotte is a Massachusetts native who dreamt of going to college in a warm-weather state (oops). She spends her time looking for planets, tolerating her J Entry family in MacGregor, scribing for Queer West, and binging podcasts.

Jacob Miske

Tool: Course, Year

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Sophie Mori

Tool: Course, Year

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Thomas Murphy

Tool: Course, Year

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Abraham Park

Tool: Course, Year

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Emanuel Perez

Tool: Course, Year

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Ricardo J. Rodriguez Garcia

Course 16, Rising Junior

Originally from Puerto Rico, Ricardo feels at home in the scorching summer heat. Outside of class, he works with the MIT Rocket Team and enjoys taking trips to Boston (or almost anywhere really).

Robert Saraka

Tool: Course, Year

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Patrick Shin

Tool: Course, Year

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Kip Stahlecker

Tool: Course, Year

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Elijah Stanger-Jones

Electronics: Course 6-2, Sophomore

Australian. Bacon Enthusiast. Dedicated IM Sports Player. Professional Nap Taker.

Georgette Tso

Tool: Course, Year

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Kate Weishaar

Bandsaw: Course 4B, Junior

When she’s not working in the shop, she is Design Editor for Technique, a member of the Arts Scholars, and an avid baker and tea drinker with her friends in New House Three.

Xin Wen

Tool: Course, Year

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Qingmei (May) Wu

Tool: Course, Year

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Aaron Wubshet

Electronics: Course 6-1, Rising Junior

While not working on 6.115, Aaron can usually be found sleeping in the Chu Lounge or watching animes to avoid doing work. He is always ready with a joke or smile to brighten your day. He is a devoted brother of Phi Kappa Theta and hopes to continue to train freshmen on electronics.

Toria Yan

Tool: Course, Year

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Illina Yang

Checkoffs: Course 2, Rising Junior

Illina Yang is from Sunnyvale, California. In addition to MakerLodge, she is involved with MCG and the Club Tennis team. Outside of MIT, she enjoys traveling, exploring the outdoors, blogging about food, and riding her cousin’s motorcycle

Kristen Young

Tool: Course, Year

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Dillon Zhang

Tool: Course, Year

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Annie Zhang

Tier 1: Course 2, Sophomore

Named after Anakin Skywalker, Annie is involved in a lot of things at MIT. She is a member of the Women's Openweight Varsity Crew team, the Marketing Director for TechX, the Publicity Chair for the Chinese Students' Club, and a Designer for MIT Martin Trust Center.

John Zhang

Tool: Course, Year

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Meet the Staff

Martin Culpepper
Maker Czar

Marty Culpepper, a Professor of Mechanical Engineering, is MIT's first Maker Czar. He is passionate about all aspects of making and breaking as demonstrated in his 2.72 class where the student teams spend the semester building desktop lathes. Professor Culpepper is the recipient of an NSF Presidential Early Career Award, two R&D 100 awards, a TR100 award and a Joel and Ruth Spira Teaching Award. He is not one to be afraid of getting his hands dirty.  His favorite maker tools are mills and waterjets, though he's become fond of glass blowing.

Josh Revkin

Community and Technical Specialist

Josh Revkin is the Community and Technical Specialist for Project Manus. He oversees the MakerLodge and mentor training program. He grew up in New Haven, spending his summers at the Whitney Workshop, where he later worked. Josh graduated from Williams College with degrees in Physics and Philosophy. He later taught fabrication at the Yale School of Architecture. Josh's favorite tools are CNC routers and lathes. He is also a world-champion sailor who races internationally.

 

 

 

Jonathan Hunt
IT Guru

Jonathan is the Assistant Director and Maker IT Guru on MIT's Project Manus.  He has 20 years of IT leadership experience and is in his happy place when making solar panel jewelry, circuits or anything with his kids.  He earned his Bachelors in Electrical Engineer from MIT and is responsible for managing the IT components including Mobius app development and data collection.  His favorite tool for now is a 3D Printer.

 

 

Saana McDaniel
Project Coordinator

Master of the Sewing Machine

Khaleesi of the McMaster-Carr orders

...and Finnish Instructor at that small liberal arts college down the road

Marcel Thomas
Shell with Master's Degree

Marcel is a mentor in MakerWorks, and is part of the MIT Student Juggling Club. He can also wiggle his ears. His favorite maker activity is laser cutting, and his least favorite activity is listening to the mentors play 'Marcel the Shell.'

Laura Zaganjori

Laura is a long-time MIT employee and happy to be part of the Project Manus team. Always eager to help out, she’ll jump into to any project that needs an extra hand. Laura was a creative kid and loved making things (especially when it involved chocolate chips). She earned an MFA in sculpture and spent many hours in the woodshop and printmaking studio. Her favorite tools are an X-Acto knife and cutting mat.