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Benedetti and Truong cut plywood on a band saw to make the front cover of their musical archway.

High-school students in Engineering Design Workshop take education into their own hands

Aug 14th, 2017

Sometimes the most important question to ask in an engineering workshop for high school students...

The team with their silver trophy at the Formula SAE Electric competition in Lincoln, Nebraska

MIT team races to second in electric car competition

Jun 30th, 2017

Strong performances across multiple categories boost MIT Motorsports electric vehicle team at...

Building the electronics circuitboard

Edgerton Center holds workshops on creating, maintaining, and enjoying successful makerspaces

May 23rd, 2017

K-12 educators from New England and as far away as Michigan learned the value of makerspaces...


Competitions ahead for clubs and teams

May 23rd, 2017

Summer is a competition whirlwind for students on Edgerton Center teams. The MIT Rocket Team...

Prof. J. Kim Vandiver remarks on the history of the center and its future

Celebrating the Edgerton Center, an original MIT makerspace

Apr 21st, 2017

One of MIT's original makerspaces celebrates a quarter century. On April 13, alumni, faculty,...

Day one - Ed Moriarty introduces the project

In a three-day workshop, 60 Beijing High School students build 20 underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) and launch them in the Zesiger Pool

Mar 21st, 2017

This past February, the Edgerton Center hosted 60 tenth grade students from the Beijing...

Students on FSAE at work in the Edgerton Center's Area 51 Shop

Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger

Nov 29th, 2016

Imagine if you and a group of students were tasked with designing, building, testing, and...


Cranbrook Schools announces educational collaboration with the Edgerton Center

Nov 8th, 2016

Cranbrook Schools announces new educational collaboration with the Edgerton Center in a...

The IInfamous Wall of Iteration

Befriending the infamous Wall of Iteration in Engineering Design Workshop

Oct 4th, 2016

This past July, twenty-one local high school students took part in the Edgerton Center’s 10th...

Professional rider and founder of Mirai EV of Japan, Yosihiro Kishimoto aboard the electric bike.

Team led by MIT engineers places second at Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Jul 8th, 2016

Motorcycle completes 12.5 miles, 156 turns for a second-place finish in the race's Electric Bike...