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Amy Elliott from "The Big Brain Theory: Pure Genius" is one of the contestants on the Discovery Channel reality competition series. She is a Ph.D. student and a researcher for a 3D printing lab. She is from Blacksburg, Virginia, and ha has an IQ of 128. She earned a B.S in Mechanical Engineering.

This Virginia mech-head calls herself the "Martha Stewart of engineering" because she can do it all. Amy Elliott is pursing a PhD in mechanical engineering at Virginia Tech and has already amassed a ton
Amy Elliott in "The Big Brain Theory: Pure Genius"
Amy Elliott The Big Brain Theory: Pure Genius
of experience in the machine shop, with mechanical design and in robotics competitions.

After serving as an apprentice machinist for 6 months, she used her metalworking skills to build robots, spending several years with First Robotics and NASA Robotics Academy. She also worked for NASA Marshall Space Flight Center for three years, where she designed and machined an experimental setup to test bearings.

Her current Ph.D work deals with rapid prototyping technologies; so she knows how to design and build extremely fast. Amy is undoubtedly smart, but she doesn't take herself too seriously, describing herself as "hilarious, loving, dynamic, talkative ... sometimes a baby and sometimes the boss ... but always Southern."


Where does Amy Elliott live? Find out here.

Age: ∼29 years old
Current Residence: Blacksburg, VA

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