About Us

About Us

The Edison Tech Center was founded to help everyone discover the joy and life-long activity of engineering. The Schenectady area has been the workplace of some of the greatest engineers in electrical history including Steinmetz, Alexanderson, Westinghouse, Hall and more.

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Educational Tools

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Free videos and web pages about the past and present of engineering. Thousands of students use our material for fun or class assignments each day.

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Individuals, foundations and corporations have helped support the Edison Tech Center's programs over the last 14 years.

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What's New:

Universe of Instrumentation Program

Since last year we've been building a new online course and videos centered on engineering tools. Visit our Universe of Instrumentation site to learn more.

Pi Day Quiz

Every year the Edison Tech Center releases the Pi-Day quiz. See our quiz for 2016 here.

Electric City Bike Rescue:

Get out your tools and put mechanical engineering to practice. The bike rescue operates at the Edison Tech Center each Thursday, repairing and restoring bikes.

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