Physics & Maker in Residence
Mike Mooney helped launch and currently operates Atlanta’s largest public maker space, MASS Collective. He has so far organized over 200 hands on classes in electronics, welding, woodworking and 3D design, including multiple years of TNS-X courses. After receiving his Bachelor’s in Physics and Computer Science, he spent six years as an Engineer and Project Manager for an original equipment manufacturer of absorption spectroscopy equipment. Pivoting on his passion for applied physics and education, he currently also curates interactive demonstrations for Fernbank Natural Science Museum and works with local non-profit Community Guilds to design and deliver pop up K-12 maker experiences.