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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 earned 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...

Posing in their traditional dress after the DNA dance

Girls from the Bayan Garden School build skitter-bots, solve crimes, and race Lego cars

Apr 4th, 2016

Malak Nomaan, a student at the Bayan Gardens School in Alkhobar, Saudi Arabia, never imagined...

Students receive instruction from Fitzgerald and Pisini

Students from the Beverly School for the Deaf visit the Edgerton Center

Mar 23rd, 2016

Joyful voices echo down the halls of the fourth floor of MIT’s Building 4. Raicheal and Cori,...