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Qualified applicants for MERL internships are individuals who have or can obtain full authorization to work in the U.S. and do not require export licenses to receive information about the projects they will be exposed to at MERL. The U.S. government prohibits the release of information without an export license to citizens of several countries, including, without limitation, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan and Syria (Country Groups E:1 and E:2 of Part 740, Supplement 1, of the U.S. Export Administration Regulations).

Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • MM1012: Point Cloud Compression

    • MERL is seeking an intern to work on new methods for coding and compressing 3D point clouds. The ideal candidate will have relevant expertise in computer graphics representation and compression, lossy or lossless image/video compression, familiarity with point cloud data related to mobile mapping and laser scanning, as well as experience with existing compression standards such as HEVC or H.264/AVC. Candidates at or beyond the middle of a Ph.D. program are encouraged to apply.

    • Research Area: Multimedia
    • Host: Bob Cohen
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  • MM1085: Self-Calibration and Autofocus

    • MERL is seeking a motivated and qualified individual to conduct research on blind self-calibration and autofocus techniques. The ideal candidate should be a Ph.D. student and have a solid background and publication record in blind-deconvolution, phase retrieval, bi-convex optimization, sparse signal recovery, and/or radar imaging. Publication of the results produced during the internship is expected. The duration of the internship is anticipated to be 3 months.

    • Research Area: Multimedia
    • Host: Hassan Mansour
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  • MM1017: Multimodal Active Sensing

    • MERL is looking for a highly-motivated intern to work at the intersection of optical depth sensing and radar. The successful candidate will have expertise in computer vision, optical depth sensing and 3D tracking, and/or radar array signal processing. Familiarity with other active sensing methods and modern signal processing techniques, such as compressive sensing and sparse optimization, are a plus. The expected duration of the internship is 3 months with a possibility of extension, and the start date is flexible. Extra consideration will be given to candidates that are immediately available.

    • Research Area: Multimedia
    • Host: Petros Boufounos
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  • MM1075: Privacy-Preserving Data Analytics

    • MERL is seeking a highly motivated and qualified intern to work on privacy-preserving technologies. The intern will collaborate with MERL researchers on developing novel approaches to privacy-preserving data analytics. The ideal candidate would have research experience in data privacy, machine learning, and information theory. A mature understanding of statistical inference and stochastic processes, proficiency with Python, and familiarity with machine learning libraries are expected. Proficiency with other programming languages and software development experience is a plus. Candidates at or beyond the middle of their Ph.D. program are encouraged to apply.

    • Research Area: Multimedia
    • Host: Ye Wang
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