The Optical Networking & Sensing research department at NEC Laboratories America in Princeton, NJ has multiple summer internship positions available for a period of three to six months for graduate students. Our group engages in advanced researches in various areas of fiber optic communications, from terrestrial system to transoceanic system, from physical layer to network layer, from transportation to switching.
The on-going projects include artificial intelligence for signal transmission, machine learning techniques for network optimization, modulation format and coding design, spatial division multiplexing technology, transmission impairment mitigation techniques, and software-defined cross-layer network design. Students will work closely with group members on new research problems, with potential for publication in premier conferences.
We are seeking self-motivated graduate students in the area of telecommunications. The candidates must be enrolled in a PhD program with solid technical knowledge, hands-on experiment skill, and strong publication record on one or more of the following areas:
• Machine learning for optical network applications • High speed WDM transmission technologies • Physical impairment mitigation techniques • Fiber optic device, sub-system, and system design • Optical network routing, resource management and survivability
About NEC Laboratories America, Inc.
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.