Delivering high-impact
technology research
Our mission is to generate significant new knowledge
and create innovative solutions.
Data Science & System
Security
We aim to build novel big-data solutions and service
platforms to simplify computer systems management.
We also develop new information technology that
supports innovative applications, from big data
analytics to the Internet of Things.
Integrated Systems Banner Small 2Integrated SystemsOur goal is to innovate, design, evaluate and deliver parallel computing systems architectures for high-performance, energy-efficient enterprise computing.
Machine Learning Banner 3Machine LearningWe have been at the forefront of developments in such areas as deep learning, support vector machines and semantic analysis for over a decade.
Media Analytics Banner 2Media AnalyticsOur team overcomes fundamental challenges in computer vision and addresses key needs in mobility, security, safety and socially-relevant AI.
Optical Networking and Sensing Banner 5Optical Networking & SensingFrom the Internet backbone to the home, optics and photonics form the foundation of modern ICT infrastructure.

ABOUT US

NEC Laboratories America, Inc. (NEC Labs) is the US-based center for NEC Corporation’s global network of corporate research laboratories. Our diverse research groups collaborate with industry, academia and governments to provide disruptive solutions to complex problems. A leader in the integration of IT and network technologies with more than 100 years of expertise, NEC provides a combination of products and solutions that cross-utilize the company’s experience and global resources to meet the complex and ever-changing needs of its customers.

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We aim to develop tangible solutions that address real-world challenges and bring about positive change. With a dedicated team of experts, we delve into cutting-edge fields such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science, integrated systems, media analytics, and optical networking.

AREAS OF RESEARCH

Research

We take a multidisciplinary approach to a broad range of research areas. On joint projects, we leverage complementary research across NEC and partner organizations.

Data Science and System Security

We aim to build novel big-data solutions and service platforms to simplify complex systems management. We also develop new information technology that supports innovative applications, from big data analytics to the Internet of Things.

Integrated Systems

We innovate, design and prototype high-performance intelligent distributed systems, applications and services on communication networks like 5G and beyond. We develop next generation wireless technologies for sensing the world and improving communication networks.

Machine Learning

Machine learning is the key technology for data analytics and artificial intelligence. Recent progress in this field opens opportunities for a wide variety of new applications. As leaders in the industry, we develop innovative technologies which are integrated into NEC’s products and services.

Media Analytics

We solve fundamental challenges in computer vision, with a focus on understanding and interaction in 3D scenes, representation learning in visual and multimodal data, learning across domains and tasks, as well as responsible AI.

Optical Networking and Sensing

In the optical networking and sensing department, we are leading world-class optics research into the next-generation of optical networks and sensing systems that will power ICT-based social solutions for years to come.

OFC Team 2

NEC Labs America at OFC 2024 San Diego from March 24 – 28

The NEC Labs America team Yaowen Li, Andrea D'Amico, Yue-Kai Huang, Philip Ji, Giacomo Borraccini, Ming-Fang Huang, Ezra Ip, Ting Wang & Yue Tian (Not pictured: Fatih Yaman) has arrived in San Diego, CA for OFC24! Our team will be speaking and presenting throughout the event. Read more for an overview of our participation.
NEC Laboratories Advances Material Design with AI-based MateriAI Platform

NEC Laboratories Advances Material Design with AI-based MateriAI Platform

NEC Laboratories Europe and NEC Laboratories America have developed MateriAI, an AI-based, material design platform that accelerates the development of new, environmentally friendly materials. The prototype platform was initially designed to overcome major hurdles in the creation of new synthetic, organic and bio-based polymers, such as rubber and plastics.
Summer Intern 2024

Apply for a Summer 2024 Internship

Our exciting internship opportunities for this Summer 2024 are now available. We are looking for students pursuing advanced degrees in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering. Internships are typically 3 months long in duration. The benefits of working for us include the opportunity to quickly become part of a project team applying cutting-edge technology to industry-leading concepts. We have opportunities in Data Science & System Security, Integrated Systems, Machine Learning, and Optical Networking & Sensing.

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