Lincoln Laboratory is organized into technical divisions and service departments under the governance of a Director, two Assistant Directors, an Assistant Director for Operations, and the Director's Office Staff. The Laboratory reports to the MIT Office of the President.


Sally Kornbluth
Cynthia Barnhart
Vice President for Research
Ian Waitz

Lincoln Laboratory

Joint Advisory Committee Director
Eric Evans
Advisory Board
Assistant Director
for Operations

Scott Anderson

Justin Brooke

Melissa Choi

Steering Committee

Office of the Director

Executive Officer and
Chief of Staff
Robert Loynd

Chief Strategy Officer
Israel Soibelman

Chief Technology Officer
Heidi Perry
Chief Technology
Ventures Officer
Asha Rajagopal
Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
Chevalier Cleaves
Capital Projects
Michael Menadue
Business Transformation Office
Dennis Burianek
Mission Assurance Office
Daniel Marcus
Flight Test Facility
David Culbertson
Communications and Community Outreach
David Granchelli
Program Management Office
Jacob Williams
Ethics and Compliance Assurance
David Suski
Washington Operations
Alan Shaffer

For a comprehensive chart of our technical groups, click here.

Service Departments

Contracting Services

Donald Vandeveer

Facility Services

Joseph Dolan

Financial Services

John M. Adams

Human Resources

Kerry A. Harrison

Information Services

Robert Solis

Security Services

Derek Jones
Scott Mancini
General Counsel

The MIT Office of General Counsel provides legal services for MIT Lincoln Laboratory.  Legal inquires may be sent to the onsite legal advisor at Lincoln Laboratory.