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

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

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

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  • D-Lab provides students with the opportunity to make a real impact on people living in poverty

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  • Red water drop, black background

    A water drop collision by Hounsell, Mislick, Gunning, and Moriarty

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  • Working it out in Engineering Design Workshop

    Working out the problem in Engineering Design Workshop

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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.

The IInfamous Wall of Iteration

This past July, twenty-one local high school students took part in the Edgerton Center’s 10th... Read more

Professional rider and founder of Mirai EV of Japan, Yosihiro Kishimoto aboard the electric bike.

Motorcycle completes 12.5 miles, 156 turns for a second-place finish in the race's Electric Bike... Read more

Smithsonian Brings Traveling Skateboarding Program Innoskate to Cambridge this October 28 and 29

Meet Rodney Mullen, Christian Hosoi, and other pioneers of skateboarding history at Innoskate 2016. Learn about invention and creativity in skateboarding with skaters, historians, inventors and scientists from the Smithsonian and MIT including our Associate Director Jim Bales. 

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