A letter from our President . . .
MERL's overriding vision is to deliver innovation that has a lasting impact on the world — innovation that will be remembered 100 years from now. For more than two decades we have produced cutting edge technological advances, fundamentally rethinking a number of problems and delivering radical improvements.
MERL is home to some of the world's leading experts in a variety of areas, such as Computer Vision, Audio & Video Processing, Digital Communications, Data Analytics, Mechatronics and Algorithms. As a member of our staff you will enjoy a high level of collaboration, driving rapid progress on large interdisciplinary problems.
Stable long term funding from our parent company, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, provides freedom to choose aggressive long-term goals and make foundational scientific contributions. Close connections with our corporate parent enable a great avenue to turn scientific breakthroughs into products, with immediate and strong impact to the world.
MERL is also part of the wider academic community, as attested by the number and significance of our refereed publications. Publication of research output is highly encouraged, as well as participation in a wide variety of academic activities, such as editorial boards, technical committees, and conference program committees. This interaction with academia helps us be updated, energized and always ready to develop the next great innovation.
We are hiring highly qualified and motivated individuals who share our vision. As part of our team, your research will focus on fundamental problems with wide applicability. If you share our vision and motivation, take a look at our job openings or our internship positions and apply!
— Richard (Dick) Waters
Internship Program Openings
For the students who are interested in pursuing an exciting summer of research and prototyping, we fill a number of ongoing internships every year.
We are always on the lookout for exceptional scientists and engineers to join the MERL team.
University faculty members are invited to spend part or all of their sabbaticals at MERL.