NEC Labs America:
Delivering high-impact technology research

At NEC Labs America, we focus on innovating new ideas for technology, and the science that powers it. Our environment consists of small departments that deliver big-picture solutions to a targeted area of research. This collaborative effort allows us to be creative problem solvers, while working as a team towards a common goal. For over 100 years, NEC Labs has guided its efforts towards this approach to specialized research, and continues to this day.

At NEC Labs, our research is driven by our passion for innovation.

Join our team in pursuit of excellence.

NEC Labs offers the opportunity to focus on technology research through a small, dedicated team environment. We’re looking for highly qualified PhD candidates and researchers who are truly passionate about today’s technology.


Current research

Software-defined Optical Networking

Software defined networking (SDN) is an emerging technology that decouples network control from forwarding, making the network programmable to simplify...

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SVM+ is a new approach to use hidden information within the learning framework.

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Novel Radio Access Network (RAN) Architectural Deployments

This research domain covers projects focused on upcoming RAN deployments that are aimed towards increasing spectral reuse and reduced CAPEX and OPEX for the...

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