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

CloudDB: A Data Store for All Sizes in the Cloud

We envision a new architecture of databases that dramatically reduces administration costs while managing a large scale data reliably. The key is to provide...

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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Next Generation Cellular Networks

Multiple important topics are being considered in the domain of 5G Cellular Networks within the RAN and the EPC. These topics include massive MIMO,...

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