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At Raytheon BBN Technologies, the work we do leads to significant advances in diverse technology disciplines.

For this we have won the loyalty of our customers, a reputation for delivering advanced solutions that work, and recognition and awards from technical and professional organizations.
  • Award: June 26, 2013

    Chief Scientist Steve Kent Inducted into Internet Hall of Fame
    Kent's work laid the foundation for modern internet and email security.
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  • Award: June 22, 2013

    Chief Scientist John Makhoul Named 2013 Distinguished Alumnus by American University of Beirut.

  • Award: April 23, 2012

    Principal Engineer Ray Tomlinson Inducted into Internet Hall of Fame
    Ray Tomlinson was among the first inductees into the Internet Hall of Fame for his invention of email. Tomlinson made the historic choice to separate the name of his message’s recipient from the name of the host computer using the @ symbol, now one of the most universally recognized digital icons on the planet.
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  • Award: March 8, 2011

    Raytheon BBN Technologies earns National Training and Simulation Association award
    The NTSA Team Award for Outstanding Achievement in Modeling and Simulation for Training recognizes Raytheon BBN’s interdisciplinary leadership of the development and deployment of the VESSEL Damage Control Trainer and the development and release of the open-source Visual Tool for Authoring Learning (VITAL).
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  • Award: February, 2011

    Chief Scientist Jim Barger Elected to NAE
    Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer and honors those who have made outstanding contributions to engineering research, practice, or education.  Dr. Barger’s NAE citation reads, “For applications of acoustic technology and engineering solutions for the benefit of national security and society.”

  • Award: December, 2009

    Serious Games Showcase & Challenge
    Raytheon BBN's VESSEL Damage Control Trainer is recognized at the Annual Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference as the best entry in its category.

  • Award: November, 2009

    Boston Globe Best Places to Work
    Raytheon BBN again recognized as one of the most progressive companies in Massachusetts.

  • Award: June, 2009

    Prince of Asturias Laureate
    Raytheon BBN Principal Scientist Ray Tomlinson honored for his invention of email.

  • Award: April, 2009

    IEEE James L. Flanagan Speech & Audio Processing Award
    Raytheon BBN Chief Scientist John Makhoul earns IEEE's highest honor for speech.