Internship Openings

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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.


  • MM1091: Next generation LIDAR

    • MERL is looking for a highly motivated intern to work on developing prototype hardware for next generation LIDAR systems. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing and debugging prototype hardware for interfacing with image sensors. Required skills include analog and digital circuit design, soldering, PCB layout, embedded software development and debugging. Familiarity with digital imaging and image sensors, as well as experience with VHDL and FPGAs is preferred. Candidates working towards MS and PhD degrees in electrical engineering are encouraged to apply. The duration of internship is expected to be three months.

    • Research Area: Multimedia
    • Host: Petros Boufounos
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  • 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 representations and compression, and in lossy or lossless image or video compression. Familiarity with processing point cloud data related to mobile mapping, laser scanning, or virtual reality would be a plus.

    • Research Area: Multimedia
    • Host: Bob Cohen
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  • MM1110: Multi-agents control implementation for wheeled mobile robots

    • MERL is seeking a motivated and qualified individual to conduct research in multi-agent robotics control and real-time implementation. The ideal candidate should have solid background in hardware and real-time control implementation for robotics in ROS environment. Familiarity with multi-agent consensus control is a plus. Publication of the results produced during the internship is anticipated. Duration of the internship is expected to be 3 to 6 months. Positions are available immediately, with preference given to those that could start earlier.

    • Research Area: Multimedia
    • Host: Mouhacine Benosman
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  • MM1109: Compression for remote sensing

    • MERL is seeking an intern to research and develop methods for compression of remotely sensed data and images. The ideal candidate would have a solid background related to image or signal compression, signal processing, and/or information theory. The applicant should also have experience with programming in at least one of C/C++, MATLAB, or Python. Experience with remote sensing data processing, such as SAR image formation, is a plus, as is familiarity with distributed coding, compressive sensing, entropy coding, and quantization.

    • Research Area: Multimedia
    • Host: Bob Cohen
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