Lexington, Massachusetts Project Center

Current Director(s): 
Program Term(s): 
A-Term during early fall
Project Opportunities: 
Project preparation: 
Welcome, travel, and pre-departure orientations; project proposal and research plan coursework; cultural experience preparations

Location and Culture

All projects will be conducted at Lincoln Laboratory in Lexington, MA. Founded in 1951 as a federally funded research and development center for MIT, the Lincoln Laboratory’s fundamental mission is to apply science and advanced technology to critical problems of national security like air defense, communications, space surveillance, missile defense, tactical surveillance systems, and air traffic control.

Housing and Meals

Students will commute from WPI to Lincoln Laboratory in Lexington by chartered bus (provided by WPI).

Past Projects

Past students at the Lexington, Massachusetts Project Center have:

  • Created a collaborative robotics heads-up display
  • Created a digital programmable Gaussian noise generator