NEC Labs America:
Delivering high-impact technology research

NEC Laboratories America, Inc. (NEC Labs), with locations in Princeton, New Jersey and San Jose, California is the US-based part of NEC Corporation’s global network of corporate R&D laboratories. Our mission is to create technology innovations that contribute to society. We collaborate with customers to understand their needs and to validate our ideas for solutions. We partner with NEC business units to bring our innovations to the market.

Our driving force is a shared passion for innovations. We strive to cultivate an open, friendly, and fun work environment with minimal overhead.


NEC Corporation is a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies that benefit businesses and people around the world. By providing a combination of products and solutions that cross utilize the company's experience and global resources, NEC's advanced technologies meet the complex and ever-changing needs of its customers. NEC brings more than 100 years of expertise in technological innovation to empower people, businesses and society.  For more information, visit NEC at http://www.nec.com.

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Current research

Transactive Energy Management with Blockchain Technology

Power, in traditional energy networks, flows in one direction, from a centralized authority to end-use customers. Integration of renewables and energy...

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Agile DSP-based Optical Transmission Systems

With exponential traffic growth projected from mobile and cloud applications, optical networks powering the Internet backbone will require...

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Unsupervised Feature Learning

While supervised feature learning methods (such as deep neural networks) have recently set new benchmarks in image classification, unsupervised feature...

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