• Two paintballs colliding. Strobe Project Lab 6.163. Fall, 2018.

    Two paint balls colliding, taken in Strobe Lab: 6.163.

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  • Students in the 2018 Engineering Design Workshop wiring the battery for their Segway/Numbus 2000 Broomstick

    Working out the problem in Engineering Design Workshop

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  • MIT Motorsports at the 2018 Collegiate Competition

    Design a dream project outside of the classroom on an Edgerton Center team

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  • The Edgerton Center offers a wide range of subjects for MIT students

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  • Welding in the Area 51 Shop

    Welding in the Area 51 Shop

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About the Edgerton Center

Build prototypes, learn new skills, explore madcap ideas, and get advice and encouragement—the Edgerton Center is the place where mind and hand come together.

Graduate student Elliot Owen '18 with student from Delft University

Two new teams, MIT Driverless, and MIT Hyperloop II joined the Edgerton Center this fall. Their... Read more

Kelly O'Brien in the Area 51 Shop

Since graduating from MIT in 2016, Kelly O'Brien has adjusted to life in Detroit where she works... Read more

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