IARPA Win Advances Genomic Research

Partnership with the Signature Science and University of Maryland team leads to a win for both the research and scientific community with the start of the IARPA Fun GCAT project

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Fraunhofer-Draper Team Hacks Its Way to Second Place

Read more about our second-place finish in this September’s “HackTheMachine” competition hosted by the U.S. Navy

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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.

Enabling Digital Transformation One Rapid Innovation Lab at a Time

Technology is advancing faster and faster. At Fraunhofer CESE, we stay up to speed with the changing digital landscape so that you can, too. Find out how our RIL concept empowers our customers to quickly innovate and transforms their problems into solutions.

Manufacturing 4.0

Automation on the factory floor is becoming the norm and so is the need for systems that communicate reliably. Find out how Fraunhofer CESE can help your company connect the two to increase your competitive edge.

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

Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering (CESE) conducts applied research and technology transfer to support the software-enabled innovations developed by our customers in industry, Government, and academia. CESE is affiliated with the University of Maryland (UMD) and works closely with its parent Institute, the Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering (IESE) in Kaiserslautern, Germany. Together with these strategic partners, 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. CESE also uses state-of-the-art measurement and analysis methods to support its customers’ software development process challenges.






Cyber Penetration Lab for Medical Devices


Student Interns Wanted


CESE Forges U.S.-Ireland Research Collaboration with Lero


Hitting the Factory Floor for Maryland’s Manufacturing 4.0 at the Foundery