EOD technicians work with 3-D printed models
Defusing bombs by color

Professor J. Kim Vandiver uses 3-D printing to help in explosives disposal in Cambodia. Vandiver... Read more

Roberto Melendez '12 SM '14 at work in the Area 51 CNC shop
Area 51 CNC shop open for business

Area 51 is not only a U.S. Air Force facility in Nevada surrounded by secrecy, it is also the... Read more

SEVT outside of the Area 51 shop
Solar Electric Vehicle Team to participate in 2015 World Solar Challenge

The Solar Electric Vehicle Team is at work on the 13th iteration of their solar car, Arcturus,... Read more

Water drop, black background
High-speed imaging news

Water Drop Images by Kyle Hounsell '13, MNG '14, Thery Mislick, Victoria Gunning '15, and Ed... Read more

Orlando Ward at work on Formula SAE vehicle
MIT’s ‘Area 51’ goes beyond theory for the ultimate in hands-on learning

The Edgerton Center may pride itself on being among the most interesting places at the... Read more

Students in EC.A790 collaborating on the glove project
Freshman Advising Seminar introduces 20 students to the Edgerton Center

Freshman Advising Seminar EC.A790, Engineering, Art, and Science introduced 20 freshman to the... Read more

Fitzgerald and Asst. Amy Belanger at the new diaper changing table
Early inspiration fuels mastery of key engineering concepts

The Edgerton Center is now accepting infants at three months of age – born on or after January 1... Read more

Recreation of a Hawaii wind storm in Gizmo Garden
Gizmo Garden blooms in Maine

The Edgerton Center’s K-12 electronics curriculum was the basis for a creative technology-... Read more

Radio fixed! Peter Mui at right with bells.
Edgerton Center hosts Fixit Clinic #99

In the sprit of Doc Edgerton's knack for finding creative solutions to problems, Edgerton Center... Read more

MIT Mini Maker Faire
MIT's First Ever Mini Maker Faire

Woven into the heart of the Edgerton Center’s mission is a focus on building, on working with... Read more