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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Second Site with Blog Articles and Programs

The Edison Tech Center has launched a second site with added functionality and interactivity. EdisonTC.org hosts our Universe of Instrumentation Program, more parts of our Lighting Program and has additional features including RSS feed, blog and ability to comment on our posts. See our blog here.

Pi Day Quiz

Celebrate the month of March with our annual Pi Day Quiz 2017.
You can also check our older quizzes:
2016 Pi Day Quiz
2015 Pi Day Quiz

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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