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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Doing Business with Lincoln Laboratory

For Government
Sponsors/Customers

Find information and the necessary forms for sponsoring work at Lincoln Laboratory at our users' guidance page.

For Vendors
The Laboratory conducts a significant amount of work with industry.
Find information and forms for vendors at the Contracting Services Department page.


Beaver Works

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Visit the Beaver Works website to learn more about project-based learning collaborations between Lincoln Laboratory and MIT campus.

Outreach

LLCipher summer program

LLCipher is a one-week summer workshop providing an introduction to theoretical cryptography for high-school students. Find out more and apply on the LLCipher home page.


LLRISE

LLrise screen captureIf you are a rising high-school senior interested in engineering, watch this video to see if our Radar Introduction for Student Engineers program is for you!


GEM Consortium

The GEM program at Lincoln Laboratory, recently highlighted in Diversity in Action magazine, has been a major part of our diversity and inclusion efforts.

General News and Awards

MIT Lincoln Laboratory researchers are part of a team honored by NASA

Four from Lincoln Laboratory and MIT are named to Aviation Week Network's "20 Twenties for 2016"

MIT Lincoln Laboratory recognizes staff members’ exceptional technical achievements

Grant H. Stokes elected to the National Academy of Engineering

Lincoln Laboratory earns tenth consecutive Superior security rating


Technology for Next-Generation First Responders

Lincoln Laboratory has been working with the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate to improve situational awareness for first responders. The video linked here highlights how drones can be adapted with innovative sensors to provide responders with critical information from disaster-stricken, danger-ous, or disadvantaged environments.

Technology News


 

Self-Defense Distributed Engagement Coordinator

Lincoln Laboratory helped develop a decision support tool that automatically evaluates responses to anti-ship threats and recommends actions to personnel coordinating ship self-defense. Find out more here.


iPhoneColorful Microparticles for Anticounterfeiting
Glowing, smartphone-readable nanocrystals fabricated by Lincoln Laboratory and MIT could authenticate products such as pharmaceutical drugs.


Dynamic Photoacoustic Spectroscopy
A laser-based technique developed by scientists at Lincoln Laboratory provides the combination of high sensitivity, high area-coverage rates, and long-range detection needed to remotely detect extremely low concentrations of gases and aerosols.


Telemetry Modernization with Open Architecture Software-Defined Radio Technology
Lincoln Laboratory is improving the way telemetered information is collected and processed. Read more here.


From Tools to Teammates: Integrating Robots on Human Teams

Helmet-mounted display

Lincoln Laboratory's basic research program in collaborative robotics seeks to streamline human-robot teaming.

 


LES-9 turns 40
LES-9 is believed to be the longest continuously operating communications satellite in U.S. history.

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