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Lucasfilm and MythBusters roboticist Grant Imahara has passed away

26 days ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / Imahara at w00tstock in 2012.
Grant Imahara, a roboticist and electrical engineer whose work appeared in films and TV series such as Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace , The Matrix Reloaded , and MythBusters , died suddenly on Monday following a brain aneurysm. He was 49 years old.
Imahara worked for nine years at storied special-effects firm Industrial Light and Magic, where he worked on films such as A.I: Artificial Intelligence , Galaxy Quest , Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines , the two sequels to The Matrix , and George Lucas' Star Wars prequel trilogy. On the last of...
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