L-3 STRATIS to Work with Maryland, MIT Labs


L-3 STRATIS could develop opportunities for top secret cleared professionals for intelligence jobs

Two schools have affixed their signatures to partnership pacts with L-3 Communications, according to a press release.

The STRATIS division of the firm will merge efforts with research laboratories at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Maryland to work on technology research and development projects that aim to strengthen the capacities of complex computing.

"These key university alliances continue to demonstrate STRATIS' role as a thought leader within the national security market space," said president Les Rose with L-3 STRATIS. "The work being conducted at CSAIL and HCIL complements our current research and development initiatives, which will result in innovative solutions for our customers' toughest challenges in cybersecurity and information technologies."

The work at the MIT facility, the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, and the University of Maryland site, the Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory, is geared toward people holding top secret security clearance and intelligence jobs.

The University of Maryland lab was founded in 1983 and is keen on developing new technologies while the MIT lab is considered one of the world's most important information technology research centers.