Spencer Wilson

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Spencer Wilson was raised in Moultrie, GA where he attended Colquitt County High School and graduated valedictorian in 2011. He studied Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Comparative Media Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, class of 2015. With an interest in advanced manufacturing techniques, Spencer has worked on projects ranging from small-scale bicycle manufacturing at Otherlab to large-scale 3D printing at MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms. In the latter project, Spencer co-invented a method of manufacturing rapidly deployable infrastructure for disaster relief applications. Spencer has a passion for filmmaking; he is currently directing two projects: a documentary about local manufacturing in India, and a fictional short film. He plans to pursue an MPhil at Cambridge in the Advanced Structures Group. Spencer is also an avid cyclist, musician, rock climber, and Volkswagen restorer