Applied research to develop innovative, effective, and scalable approaches to software and systems engineering, deliver powerful testing and verification strategies and tools, and support state-of-the-art measurement and analysis methods.

The Fraunhofer USA CESE staff are experts in analyzing real-world problems and transferring practical, novel solutions to our collaborators. Our empirical research methods have been cultivated through decades of applied research. Furthermore, our staff are experts in project management who work closely with our government and industry collaborators to evaluate their goals for organizational and process improvement. Our personnel integrate and collaborate with teams to bring applied research results and to customize best practices in the collaborator's environment. Our personnel are active participants in process improvement, staff training, and management consulting at numerous organizations, including NASA, KeyMind, and the U.S. Department of Defense.


Model-Based Development and Testing


Software Safety and Security Analytics


Rapid Prototyping and Innovation


Software Engineering Processes and Analytics