Dr. Kenneth Senne is Principal Laboratory Researcher at Intelligence and Decision Technologies, Lincoln Laboratory. He was Associate Technology Officer at the MIT Lincoln Laboratory. Since joining the Laboratory in 1972 he has led the development of surveillance systems in several positions, including the head of the Air Defense Technology Division, which he assumed in 1998. In 2002, he became the Laboratory’s first Technology Investment Officer, with the responsibility of managing the strategic investment portfolio that includes the internal innovative research programs. In August 2006, his investment management function was integrated into the new Chief Technology Office.
He earned his academic degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University, where he conducted research on adaptive learning systems. In 2002, he was elected Fellow of the Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers for contributions to the development of real-time adaptive signal processing systems for defense applications.