Joyce Bedi is the Senior Historian at the Lemelson Center. She is responsible for the Center’s scholarly publication program and website, and assists with the development of scholarly programs and exhibitions.
She is the lead editor, working with co-editors Arthur Daemmrich and Arthur Molella, for the Lemelson Center Studies in Invention and Innovation book series with MIT Press, and the co-editor, with Arthur Molella, of the first volume in the series, Inventing for the Environment (2003).
Joyce is the curator for the Inventive Minds gallery and a co-curator of the award-winning Places of Invention exhibition. She has also authored publications and exhibitions on the history of photography and on women inventors.
Before joining the Lemelson Center in 1995, Joyce’s research and curatorial career included positions at the MIT Museum, the Edison National Historic Site, the IEEE History Center, and the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney, Australia.