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Signal and Information Sciences Laboratory (SISL)

SISL engages a diverse portfolio under sponsorship from the Department of Defense, the intelligence community, and private industry.

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Welcome to the Signal and Information Sciences Laboratory at ARL:UT

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About SISL

SISL is involved in a broad spectrum of research activities supported by a multi-disciplinary staff. Major areas of research include anti-submarine warfare, information science, geospatial remote sensing, and modeling and simulation. SISL has a diverse sponsor base that includes the Department of Defense, agencies from the national intelligence community, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the Department of Energy, and the National Science Foundation.

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Research Areas & Centers

SISL’s research groups include the Cyber Information Assurance and Decision Support group, the Modeling and Simulation Engineering group, the Geospatial Laser Applications and Measurement group, the Emerging Security and Technology group, the Active Sonar group, and the Nonlinear and Biophysical Acoustics group. SISL is also home to two research centers – the Center for Content Understanding and the Center for Quantum Research, as well as ARL’s Gas Dynamics Laboratory.

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Join the Team

The Signal and Information Sciences Laboratory has opportunities for careers in research, information technology, technical staff, and administration. Please see the employment page for a complete listing of current opportunities. In addition, we have postdoc positions open in machine learning, optimization and stochastic programming, signal and information processing, and satellite precision attitude determination, as well as student positions.

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Research Centers

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Center for Content Understanding (CCU)

CCU performs applied and basic research as well as tests and evaluations for the federal government, addressing data analysis and inference for complex, context-dependent tasks.

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Center for Quantum Research (CQR)

CQR seeks to develop a deeper understanding of quantum phenomena and how they differ from those of classical mechanics.

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This image of Lake Travis was produced using an an algorithm invented by SISL for use with Light, Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) technology.

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