• Solar Electric Vehicle Team members sanding body of car

    Design a dream project outside of the classroom on an Edgerton Center team

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  • Girls in safety glasses mixing chemicals

    Students in our three-hour classes learn by doing

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  • Balloon Pop

    Capturing a balloon mid-pop

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  • The Edgerton Center offers a wide range of subjects for MIT students

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  • Welding in the Area 51 Shop

    Welding in the Area 51 Shop

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About the Edgerton Center

Build prototypes, learn new skills, explore madcap ideas, and get advice and encouragement—the Edgerton Center is the place where mind and hand come together.

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

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

In the tunnel at SpaceX Competition in Hawthorne, California

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

Design the next Tech Challenge this IAP!


Fri., Jan. 31, 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in 4-409. Open to current MIT students. 


Tech Challenge Games are MIT-styled activities for alumni to compete alongside their classmates, spouses, friends and kids.