Laser History

Innovate. Collaborate. Advance. We're enhancing technologies for automotive, aerospace and defense that make us safer, support our national security and improve our quality of life. More >

Open for Innovations


Smart People,
Groundbreaking R&D
Since our inception in 1997, we've advanced the state of the art in a number of technology areas.

Information & Systems Science
Sensors & Materials
Applied Electromagnetics
Foundry Services
Commercial MMIC Products
Machine Shop


Center for Neural and Emergent Systems (CNES)
The center is exploring new computing paradigms to create bio-inspired, intelligent machines that can interact with and learn from their environments. More >

The Cognitive Technology Threat Warning System—the world’s first “cognitive-neural” binocular threat-detection technology—could bring new advantages to the battlefield. More >


HRL news

09/2015 - HRL to Receive $2.2 Million Homeland Security Award for Mobile Authentication Research More >

08/2015 - Dr. Logan Sorenson Recognized as a "DARPA Riser" More >

07/2015 - Lightweight Sandwich Structures Lay the Groundwork for Micro-Drones More >

07/2015 - HRL Laboratories Applauds Staff Members Honored by National Academy of Engineering More >

06/2015 - HRL Laboratories' Ultrathin Heat Exchangers Could Pave the Way for Artificial Organs More >

05/2015 - New Research Article by an HRL Team on Isotopically Enhanced Triple-Quantum-Dot Qubit More >

HRL CareersCareers at HRL
We offer challenging work and exciting career opportunities in an ideal location overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

See our Careers section.