About Lincoln Laboratory

MIT Lincoln Laboratory is a federally funded research and development center that applies advanced technology to problems of national security. Research and development activities focus on long-term technology development as well as rapid system prototyping and demonstration. These efforts are aligned within key mission areas. The Laboratory works with industry to transition new concepts and technology for system development and deployment.  
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Laboratory Status

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Beaver Works

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Visit the Beaver Works website to learn about project-based learning collaborations with MIT campus.

Lincoln Laboratory Journal

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Community Outreach

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Make Your Own Wearables workshop introduces high-school girls to mechanical design and electrical engineering.

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Radar Workshop for students

Lincoln Laboratory is currently accepting applications for the free two-week radar workshop for high school students, LLRISE. The deadline for applications is 31 March.


hackathon eventHosted by Beaver Works, the 2015 Assistive Technologies Hackathon challenged MIT students to develop solutions to the problems faced by members of the Boston/Cambridge community who live with a disability.    full story

Administrative and support staff recognized for their Laboratory career achievements

Celebrating Excellence: Five individuals and two teams from Lincoln Laboratory were honored with 2015 MIT Excellence Awards

Lincoln Laboratory earns ninth consecutive Superior security rating

Air Force contract announced for operation of MIT Lincoln Laboratory

MIT Lincoln Laboratory honors 13 individuals for outstanding technical accomplishments

Eric Evans named 2015 Fellow of the AIAA

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Technology News


Ingestible Biosensors

An electronic "pill" that could optimize physiological status monitoring of a soldier's core temperature, heart rate, and breathing rate could lead not only to risk mitigation and preventive medicine, but also to operational performance enhancement and post-combat injury monitoring.


MicroMASMicroMAS was launched
from the International Space Station on 4 March to begin its demonstration flight. To learn more about this nanosatellite, read the Tech Note.