NEC Labs America:
Delivering high-impact technology research

NEC Laboratories America, Inc. (NEC Labs), with locations in Princeton, New Jersey and Cupertino, 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

Mobile Core Network Optimization, Applications and Services

The research projects in this domain focus on LTE/LTE-A mobile core network (the evolved packet core or EPC) with special focus on technologies for...

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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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SDN Monitoring with Zero Measurement Cost

Software-defined networking (SDN) enables abstractions that separate the control and forwarding functions in network devices. We study the implications and...

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