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New home for the Edgerton Center Student Shop

Oct 28th, 2019

The Edgerton Center Student Shop has found a new home. Beginning life in 1998 in the basement of...

Left to right: Prof. Hogan, Jaya Narain, Robert Bond, Prof. Frey, Sam Schmidt

From 3-D printed limbs to semi-autonomous race cars

Oct 21st, 2019

In early October, the International Design Center and the Edgerton Center hosted a panel...

In the tunnel at SpaceX Competition in Hawthorne, California

Overcoming obstacles with an electric hovercraft

Aug 28th, 2019

MIT Hyperloop II team places first among U.S. universities at 2019 SpaceX Hyperloop Pod...

Kathleen Brandes (right) from MIT and Cyril Trap from TU Delft run final autonomous system checks before the FSG race.

MIT-Delft University of Technology team places third in Formula Student Germany driverless competition

Aug 16th, 2019

MIT-Delft University of Technology team places third in Formula Student Germany driverless...


WGBH visits the Engineering Design Workshop

Jul 26th, 2019

In July, Aaron Schachter, host of WGBH’s On Campus Radio podcast, visited the Edgerton Center’s...

A crowd lines up to see the Hyperloop.

MIT Museum fills to capacity at Hyperloop II unveiling

May 29th, 2019

In an event attended by over 200 people, the MIT Hyperloop II team offered the public a chance...


MIT Hyperloop II team to unveil Hyperloop II pod prototype at MIT Museum, Wednesday May 22nd

May 21st, 2019

On Wednesday, May 22, the MIT Hyperloop II team will unveil an innovative hyperloop pod...

Alona found it very rewarding to help others in need through her project focusing on the homeless and hunger.

Students from TechBoston Academy focus on gun violence, gentrification, hunger, climate change, and more in STEAM Studio program

May 16th, 2019

Grade 9 students at TechBoston Academy — a Boston Public School in Dorchester — were given a...


WCVB's Mike Wankum talks yo-yos, high-speed imaging, electric cars, and the ultimate shop class

May 15th, 2019

Some of you may turn to Mike Wankum of WCVB TV for the weather forecast. But he also produces...

Jeremy Noel talks about the improvements made to this year’s model including converting the car to four-wheel drive.

MIT Motorsports unveils their 2019 electric race car

May 2nd, 2019

No longer the MIT Pantone 201 red, the 551-pound vehicle is now black. In an event attended by...