John Welin, shop manager, is responsible for keeping mHUB's 10 labs and the equipment within them in working order. He also creates internal training and certification standards. John has more than 20 years of experience in Chicago's prototyping and fabrication community. Before coming to mHUB, he was the manager of Illinois Institute of Technology's Idea Shop Prototyping Lab, which serves all departments of the University, as well as business and community partners of the University and technology startups in the University Technology Park. John holds a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.