Matthias Schulze
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Matthias Schulze

  • Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems
  • Head of Department Engineering
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Matthias Schulze is Head of Engineering at Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems. He has over 10 years of experience in development of MEMS and its monolithic integration on CMOS backplanes. In his position he supervises a team of about 50 engineers, physicists and chemists responsible for single process development and integration in our 200mm CMOS compatible MEMS cleanroom. Prior to joining IPMS he worked several years as a R&D manager in glass and web coating industry (Applied Films, Applied Materials).

Matthias Schulze studied physics at the Technical Universities Dresden and Magdeburg. He got his PhD in 2001 with a work on pulsed magnetron sputtering.

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Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems

In accordance with the overall concept of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, the Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS focuses on applied research and development on behalf of industry and society.

Fraunhofer IPMS is a worldwide leader in research and development services for electronic and photonic microsystems in the fields of Smart Industrial Solutions, Medical & Health applications and Improved Quality of Life. Innovative products can be found in all large markets – such as ICT, consumer products, automobile technology, semiconductor technology, measurement and medical technology – products which are based upon various technology developed at Fraunhofer IPMS.

We develop electronic, mechanical and optical components and work on their integration into miniaturized modules and systems. We aim for customers who want to increase the functionality of their products by use of microsystems (MEMS, MOEMS, CMOS) with innovative features and smaller dimensions. We offer the complete value chain: From conception to product development right up to sample and pilot production within our labs and clean rooms; from components to the complete system solution.

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