Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin, is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 116,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products, and services. We solve complex challenges, advance scientific discovery, and deliver innovative solutions to help our customers keep people safe. With a focus on the U.S. National Defense Strategy, we arere developing, innovating, and integrating hypersonic capabilities that travel Mach 5 or more, directed energy that travels at the speed of light, and autonomous systems used for a variety of lifesaving military and commercial applications. Lockheed Martin Aeronautics (https://lockheedmartin.com/aeronautics) develops high-performance combat, air mobility and reconnaissance and surveillance aircraft. We also provide world-class training, focused logistics support, and advanced targeting and navigation technologies to enable the right people with the right skills to be in the right place at the right time with the right information to accomplish their missions. Lockheed Martin Space (https://lockheedmartin.com/space) builds satellites and spacecraft that do amazing things in space for government and commercial customers. Lockheed Martin-built satellites give earlier warning of severe weather, connect troops on the battlefield, and deliver GPS directions to a billion people worldwide. As we look to the future, we are driving innovations to help our customers do even more in orbit. That is why we are designing smarter satellites that operate like smartphones in the sky, with apps that can be updated in orbit so they can adapt as mission needs on the ground change. Within Lockheed Martin, the Advanced Technology Laboratories (https://lockheedmartin.com/atl) is a research and development center for scientific advancement in the areas of autonomy, robotics, artificial intelligence, command & control, human-machine symbiosis, spectrum operations, hypersonics and cyber. Careers page: https://lockheedmartin.com/careers
Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. A top U.S. exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in 150 countries. Boeing products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, advanced information and communication systems, and performance-based logistics and training.
Halliburton is one of the world’s leading providers of products and services to the energy industry. Founded in 1919, we create innovative technologies, products, and services that help our customers maximize their value throughout the life cycle of an asset and advance a sustainable energy future. We combine technology, services and execution expertise to assist our customers with hydrocarbons location, geological data management, drilling and formation evaluation, well construction and completion, and production optimization throughout the life of their asset.
The MATLAB and Simulink product families are fundamental applied math and computational tools at the world’s educational institutions. Adopted by more than 6,500 universities and colleges, MathWorks products accelerate the pace of learning, teaching, and research in engineering and science. MathWorks products also help prepare students for careers in industry worldwide, where the tools are widely used for data analysis, mathematical modeling, and algorithm development in collaborative research and new product development. Application areas include data analytics, mechatronics, communication systems, image processing, computational finance, and computational biology.
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories (MERL), located in Cambridge, MA, is the North American R&D organization for Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, a $40B global manufacturer of electrical products including elevator and escalators, HVAC systems, electrical power systems, satellites, factory automation equipment, automotive electronics and visual information systems. Controls researchers at MERL collaborate with corporate R&D laboratories, business units in Japan and academic partners around the world to develop new control algorithms and control technologies that extend the capabilities and the performance envelope of these systems.
For students who are interested in pursuing an exciting summer of research, please check out our internship program and learn more at facebook or @MERL_news.
MERL interns work closely with top researchers, and gain valuable industry experience – at an impressive 1:1 intern to researcher ratio. Internships are expected to lead to publications in major conferences and journals. We also recently started a PostDoc program. For PhD graduates interested in applying please see our website www.merl.com
We offer competitive compensation and relocation assistance. Boston is a fantastic student-oriented city, home to some of the best universities in the world.
The summer season is especially lively as MERL and Boston are teeming with researchers and visitors from all over the world.