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Fraunhofer Center for Manufacturing Innovation
Research Center of Fraunhofer USA
Subsidiary of Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

Boston University
15 Saint Mary's Street
Brookline, MA 02446-8200

+1 617-353-1888
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Executive Team

  • Dr. Andre Sharon, Ph.D.
    Executive Director, Fraunhofer CMI
    Professor, Boston University
  • David Chargin
    Program Manager
  • Bill Mosolgo
    Sales and Marketing Manager
  • Dr. Alexis Sauer-Budge, Ph.D.
    Senior Research Scientist
  • Holger Wirz
    Program Manager


Andre Sharon, David Chargin, David Guo


Andre Sharon, David Chargin, Bill Mosolgo, Alexis Sauer-Budge, Holger Wirz, Aaron Sharpe, John Briggs, Aaron Size, Douglas Foss, Matthew Lipsitz, Patrick Sercel, Paul Mirer, Sudong Shu, Anirban Chatterjee, and Maxim Kalashnikov