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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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:

More New Material:

Since last fall we've updated, improved and added new material to our website on all kinds of technology from batteries to electric metering.

31st Space Symposium

Learn about the latest in space technology with our coverage of the 2015 Space Symposium in Colorado Springs. Videos and other photos can be seen on our newsfeed 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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