Demystifying the Darknet through Discourse across Domains

In collaboration with researchers from TU Darmstadt and Fraunhofer SIT, and supported by Germany’s Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Fraunhofer USA CESE’s Dr. Marcel Schaefer explores the risks and opportunities of cyber technology in “Darknets as Tools for Cyber Warfare”

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Fraunhofer USA CESE Wins FunGCAT Project Funding

Advances in biotechnology have the potential to address important societal challenges as well as create misuse. Fraunhofer USA CESE continues to work with IARPA and partners on the FunGCAT project to help prevent the creation of bio threats

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Expanding Our Workforce

Our Center is growing and we’re looking for ambitious, innovative, and enthusiastic people like you. Visit our Career page regularly to learn more about our available positions.

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Putting Research into Practice

Supporting customers through software development with state-of-the-art methods and processes, thorough safety and security analysis, and powerful measurement and testing tools.

Industry 4.0 at Fraunhofer USA CESE

Technology is becoming ever more prevalent in manufacturing. Here at Fraunhofer USA CESE we're doing our part in ushering in the next industrial revolution.

Advancing software research for nearly 20 years. Driving innovation in technology and industry.

Fraunhofer USA CESE conducts applied research and technology transfer to support the software-enabled innovations developed by our customers in industry, Government, and academia. Fraunhofer USA CESE is affiliated with the University of Maryland (UMD) and works closely with the Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering IESE in Kaiserslautern, Germany. Together with these strategic partners, Fraunhofer USA CESE develops and uses innovative, effective, and scalable model-based approaches to software and systems engineering to design and develop systems, to make those systems safe and secure, and to powerfully test and verify them. Fraunhofer USA CESE also uses state-of-the-art measurement and analysis methods to support its customers’ software development process challenges.






Engaging Customers Across the Nation


Forging Partnerships with MD for Local Impact


Fraunhofer USA CESE Welcomes New Team Member


Local Collaboration Goes Global—Howard County and Fraunhofer meet in Germany