Secretary of Homeland Security meets with Lincoln Laboratory staff

During a recent visit to MIT, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano met with staff from MIT Lincoln Laboratory's Homeland Protection and Air Traffic Control Division to learn about the Laboratory's developments in homeland security.

Recipients of 2010 R&D 100 Awards
From left to right, Dan Chuang introduces the technology behind the next-phase Imaging System for Immersive Surveillance (ISIS), a next-generation video system developed at Lincoln Laboratory; Jason Thornton describes the latest developments in advanced video analytics; and Paul Breimyer explains the benefits of the Lincoln Distributed Disaster Response System (LDDRS), which evaluates an interoperable situational awareness framework for disaster response. Both LDDRS and ISIS are sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate.

Group photo with Napolitano
From left to right, Director of MIT Lincoln Laboratory Eric Evans, technical staff member Paul Breimyer, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, Head of Homeland Protection and Air Traffic Control Division Israel Soibelman, and staff members Dan Chuang and Jason Thornton gather during a meeting at MIT to discuss Lincoln Laboratory's Homeland Protection programs and technologies. Dr. Tara O'Toole, Undersecretary for the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate, was also present.

 

Posted March 2011

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