David G. Willey (born November 4, 1947), known as the Mad Scientist, is a physics instructor at the University of Pittsburgh http://www.pitt.edu/ in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Physics has been a major interest in his life since he attended The Coleshill School in Coleshill and the John Port School in Etwall Derbyshire. http://www.johnport.derbyshire.sch.uk/ He has been presenting physics shows since the early 1980s. Willey is a scientific consultant for the skeptics group, C.S.I. (Committee for Skeptical Inquiry). http://www.csicop.org/si/show/physics_behind_four_amazing_demonstrations He also designs physics apparatus/equipment for the Science Kit Boreal Labs. http://sciencekit.com/david-willey/a/362/ In his spare time he enjoys hunting, gardening, woodworking, working with stained glass, and playing golf.