clubs and teams

Aiming deep with the Marine Robotics Team

Jacqueline Sly ’14 and Tommy Moriarty ’14 discuss their experiences and lessons learned leading the Marine Robotics Team.

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Airware founder credits Edgerton Center skills

Jonathan Downey ’06 started building drones when he was a computer science and electrical engineering student at MIT. Five years after he started the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) team at MIT and three years after he graduated, he founded Airware,

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Arcturus Homecoming

After traveling over 3,000 kilometers across the Australian Outback last October in the 2015 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, the MIT Solar Electric Vehicle Team’s (SEVT) Arcturus returns to its birthplace with a public showing in Memorial Lobby.

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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 student-selected name of the newly enhanced machine shop, garage, and workspace at the Edgerton Center.

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Clubs and teams updates

Through the Edgerton Center’s clubs and teams program, students apply themselves to challenging projects, for competition and for their own edification and satisfaction.

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Competitions ahead for clubs and teams

Summer is a competition whirlwind for students on Edgerton Center teams. The MIT Rocket Team heads to Las Cruces, New Mexico...

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Electric Vehicle Team's energy efficient future

If you haven’t heard much about the Electric Vehicle Team lately that could soon change. Many Edgerton Center teams experience ebbs and flows in activity due to the fluctuating number of incoming and outgoing team members, the team’s knowledge base, and their capacity for new projects. Electric Vehicle Team is a case in point.

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Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger

Imagine if you and a group of students were tasked with designing, building, testing, and driving a Formula-style electric race car from the ground up. Every year. For the students who are members of MIT Motorsports or more formally known as the MIT Formula SAE team, founded in 2001, that task determines how they spend their free time, on weekends, evenings, and often, IAP and summer.

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Machine shop builds lifelong skills

In its 15th year, the Edgerton Student Shop continues to entice students to build all manner of things

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MIT Solar Car to take on Australian outback

A team of 17 MIT students and alumni will travel 3,000 kilometers across the Australian Outback in a Solar Electric Vehicle for the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge 2015 starting on October 18. A total of 47 teams from 25 countries—made up of mostly colleges and universities—will compete in the six-day competition that encourages research into sustainable transportation methods as well as solar technology.

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