MIT Lincoln Laboratory

About MIT Lincoln Laboratory

The Laboratory’s fundamental mission is to apply science and advanced technology to critical problems of national security, primarily working on sensors, information extraction (signal processing and embedded computing), and communications. A Department of Defense federally funded research and development center, the Laboratory has a focused commitment to R&D, with an emphasis on building prototypes and demonstrating operational systems under live test conditions that meet real-world requirements. Our R&D efforts span the following key mission areas:

• Space Control
• Air, Missile, and Maritime Defense Technology
• Communication Systems
• Cyber Security and Information Sciences
• Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Systems and Technology
• Advanced Technology (electronic or electro-optical technologies, biotechnology and chemistry)
• Engineering (innovative systems to test new concepts)
• Tactical Systems
• Homeland Protection
• Air Traffic Control


robotics intern

May 2019 - August 2019 Lexington, MA
“The projects were cutting edge.”

Summer Research Program Intern

June 2019 - August 2019 Bedford, MA
“The culture at LL was excellent and the work was stimulating, exciting, and clearly made a difference. ”
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