Qualcomm Research

Global presence and expertise.

With locations around the globe—spanning the United States, Asia and Europe—the Qualcomm Research team is dedicated to fostering invention worldwide. Each location is focused on a key area of research, providing unique contributions that help propel our success and efforts towards transforming the future of mobile. Explore our offices below to learn more about their areas of expertise and get access to where it all begins.

San Diego, California

Expertise: 3G, 4G, femtocells, repeaters, WLAN, WPAN, augmented reality, and core networks.

Berkeley, California

Expertise: algorithmic research, multimedia delivery technologies, and application layer FEC technologies.

Bridgewater, New Jersey

Expertise: LTE, 3G/4G femtocells, peer-to-peer technologies, ASIC products.

Raleigh, North Carolina

Expertise: processor architecture, circuit design, low power design, and chip interconnect.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Expertise: robotics, drone technology, estimation and control algorithms, embedded software development.


Expertise: machine learning/deep learning, computer vision, SW development and optimization.


Expertise: TD-SCDMA , W-CDMA/HSPA+, cdma2000 EV-DO, LTE, WLAN/3G interworking, embedded software development, and femtocell.


Expertise: 3G/4G protocol and modem design, imaging, multimedia systems architecture, computer vision, machine learning, embedded software.


Expertise: machine learning, speech and sound recognition, image and video processing, object tracking, and augmented reality.