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:

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.

New Blog

The Edison Tech Center has launched a new blog with topics on everything from Steinmetz to early light technology. With a shorter easier to remember url (EdisonTC.org) we are expanding into a new format which will help viewers connect with topics they want to find. See our new blog 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.

LEARN MORE about the bike rescue here »

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