Sonny smiling, wearing a suit and tie against a fall backdrop
Communications Officer

Sonny joined the Edgerton Center in 2021 and has been with MIT since 2017. Sonny manages communications for the Edgerton Center across all platforms and works with the team to get Edgerton Center stories out to the world.

Sonny has also worked on diversity and LGBTQ inclusion projects around campus throughout his tenure. He organized a lecture and workshop on all-gender restrooms in 2017 and now serves on the Campus Inclusive Restroom Study’s Communications + Team. Sonny also leads the Edgerton Center Diversity committee.

As a graphic designer, Sonny's poster designs were featured on and hung in a solo exhibition “Intersections” at the Rotch Gallery in 2018.

Sonny is also an artist, poet, and musician. See his work on his website:


Eleven Student Teams Captivate at the Second Annual Edgerton Center Showcase -

Projects included 8-foot rockets, hand-built motorcycles, and autonomous boats.

Celebrating the high-speed photography of late MIT professor Harold “Doc” Edgerton
MIT News - February 22, 2023

At a recent MIT Edgerton Center event, Professor J. Kim Vandiver shared the story of his mentor, a beloved educator at the Institute.

MIT’s solar car team wins American Solar Challenge for the second year in a row
MIT News - August 25, 2022

The team credits strategy and team building for keeping the lead in a tight race.

Edward Moriarty Wins MIT Gordon Y. Billard and Excellence in Mentoring Awards -

"He goes far beyond teaching STEM. He inspires creativity, wonder and joy," says President Reif.

At MIT, women take the lead on student teams
MIT News - April 4, 2022

Women strengthen MIT Edgerton Center rocketry, motorsports, and solar vehicle teams with diverse perspectives.

The Art and Science of PCB Design: Bringing design intuition to every MIT Student - July 20, 2023

Adi Mehrotra ’22 S.M./PhD and Fischer Moseley ’22 M.Eng ’23 teach skills from Edgerton Center Engineering Teams

Incoming MIT students surprise President Kornbluth with “Barbis” installation
MIT News - August 29, 2023

For Interphase EDGE/x participants, a life-sized Barbie-themed TARDIS prompts reflections on social norms.

Driven to driverless
MIT News - May 31, 2023

Cindy Alejandra Heredia’s journey from Laredo, Texas, took her to leading the MIT autonomous vehicle team and to an MBA from MIT Sloan.