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

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.

Cyber Security Journal

The new issue of the Lincoln Laboratory Journal is now live. This special edition features the innovative cyber security research and development happening at the Laboratory. Read the entire issue here.

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.


Cameras workshop sparks future engineers

Girls who build cameras

High-school girls construct cameras and program image filters in our first Girls Who Build workshop.

Teaching Radar at the University of Puerto Rico

UPRM classHow did our Radar Introduction for Student Engineers program find its way to the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez? Click here to find out!

Comm Involvement booklet

Lincoln Laboratory Community Service

The 2015 Community Involvement report describes programs offered to Laboratory employees, helping them become an active part of the community and increasing awareness of local needs.

Technology News

Art and science merge in a disaster
readiness haven

Innovative structures called PREPHubs house basic services needed in the aftermath of a disaster.

Modernization at the Reagan Test Site
Lincoln Laboratory helped upgrade the systems and capabilities at the Reagan Test Site on Kwajalein Atoll. Find out more about these efforts at the following Tech Notes:

Adding Automation and Decision Support Capabilities at the Reagan Test Site

Reagan Test Site Optics Modernization

Telemetry Modernization with Open Architecture Software-Defined Radio Technology

Lincoln Laboratory demonstrates highly accurate vehicle localization under adverse weather conditions

Noncontact laser ultrasound could yield significant impact for medical imaging
The laser ultrasound acquires interior body imagery without patient contact.

Pinpointing the signs of depression
A Lincoln Laboratory team developed a system that uses vocal and facial biomarkers to evaluate depression.

MIT Lincoln Laboratory is leading a team to develop a constellation of mini weather satellites