Linda Esker

Research Role: Researcher

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Ms. Esker has over 30 years of experience in software management, process and metrics development and analysis, and software engineering in air traffic control, real-time space systems, defense systems and commercial business areas. At the Fraunhofer Center Maryland, she is currently providing expertise to the software project management offices for NASA and DoD programs and assisting them with project estimation and software development and software safety metrics definition and analysis. She holds an MS in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University and a BA in Mathematics from Trinity University (Washington, D.C.).


  • Software project management
  • Scientific and real-time software design and development
  • Software measurement and analysis
  • Software safety
  • Software development processes

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