Featured video: Making makers at MIT

A student participates in the MIT maker community.

In celebration of the White House's Week of Making, a look at the vibrant makerspace ecosystem around the Institute. Watch Video


"MIT has more than 130,000 square feet of hands-on workshops and makerspaces across the campus (with even more to come). We design, prototype, and invent the future of technology one project at a time. Only at MIT do we need a “czar" to oversee all of this activity.

At the School of Engineering, the things we build — from genetic circuits to electrically driven shockwaves for water desalination — cross disciplines and departments, and in some cases, fuse them together. Advances in 3-D printing, nanofabrication, robotics, and other technologies have enabled such innovations, but it’s the people who are at the heart of this movement." —Ian A. Waitz, dean of the School of Engineering and the Jerome C. Hunsaker Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Submitted by: MIT School of Engineering | Video by: Lillie Paquette | 2 min 27 sec


Topics: maker movement, Faculty, Students, School of Engineering, Community, 3-D printing, Design, STEM education, Featured video

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