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.

Technology News


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.


Load-Sensing Boots

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Laboratory researchers are developing instrumented footwear technologies that could offer a way to track and prevent lower-limb musculoskeletal injuries in service members.