Our team


Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Ußmüller
Group leader

  Tel.: +43 512 507-62730
  E-Mail: Thomas.Ussmueller@uibk.ac.at
  Room 109
Publications (as pdf)

Thomas Ussmueller received both his Dipl.-Ing. Degree and Dr.-Ing. Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, in 2006 and 2011, respectively. In 2006, he joined the Institute for Electronics Engineering as Research Assistant. Following a promotion in 2007, he was holding the positions as Teaching Fellow and Head of the Chip Design Group in his lab. Since 2014 he is employed as University Professor at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, leading the group of Microelectronics and Implantable Systems. His research interests include circuits and systems for Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID), analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converter design and analog signal conditioning circuits. Furthermore he is specialized in radio frequency integrated circuit design for ultrawideband and cellular applications. He (co-)authored 1 book, 4 book chapters and more than 90 technical publications. Some of them have been acknowledged with best paper awards.
Thomas Ussmueller is a member of IEEE MTT-S, SSCS and the German Society of Microelectronics, Microsystems and Precision Engineering (VDE/VDI GMM). He is active in the following MTT-S committees: Digital Signal Processing (MTT-9), Radio Frequency Identification (MTT-24) and Wireless Energy Transfer and Conversion (MTT-26). From 2013 to 2017 he chaired the MTT-24 committee. He is engaged as associate editor for the IEEE MTT-S Microwave and Wireless Component Letters since 2016.


Michaela Nairz
Department secretary

  Tel.: +43 512 507-62701
  E-Mail: Mechatronik@uibk.ac.at
  Room 105a
Mo -FR: 08:00 - 13:00

Michaela Nairz attended the Federal Institute of Higher Education (HBLA) with a focus on nutrition, health and medicine, where she graduated in 2013. She completed her compulsory internship between the eleventh and twelfth grade at the Krumers Post Hotel and Spa in Seefeld. After the Matura, Michaela went on maternity leave. In November 2014, she began to work as an institute lecturer at the Institute of Mechatronics, Machine Elements and Design Technology and changed to the Vice Rectorate for Infrastructure in 2016. Since September 2017, Michaela has been working as an institute lecturer at the Institute of Mechatronics, Microelectronics and Implantable Systems/Signal Processing and High Frequency Engineering.


Michael Renzler, PhD

  Tel.: +43 512 507-62735
  E-Mail: Michael.Renzler@uibk.ac.at
  Room 126

After finishing the HTL in Innsbruck in 2006, Michael Renzler completed his Bachelor's degree in physics at the Leopold Franzens University in Innsbruck which he graduated in 2010. He spent the postgraduate studies of physics in Innsbruck and Linköping (Sweden). In the course of his Master's thesis in 2013, Michael  dealt with the "extraction of small ions from charged helium nano-droplets". The PhD position at the Institute of Ion Physics and Applied Physics in the Nano-Bio-Physics group followed in the same year. In September 2016, he completed his PhD studies dealing with "electron interaction with (doped) helium nanodroplets" in his dessertation. Since October 2016, Michael holds a postdoc position at the Institute of Mechatronics in the field of Microelectronics and Implantable Systems. His research focuses on electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) measurements. Michael Renzler is the co-author of more than ten publications in peer-reviewed journals.


Moritz Fischer, MSc
Research associate

  Tel.: +43 512 507-62744
  E-Mail: Moritz.Fischer@uibk.ac.at
  Room 108a

Moritz completed his Matura at the Bundesrealgymnasium Adolf Pichler Platz in 2011. In the same year, he started his Bachelor degree in Physics in Innsbruck which he was able to complete in 2014. Subsequently, he started the postgraduate studies in physics at the Leopold Franzens University. At the Institute for Ion and Applied Physics, he completed his Master's thesis which is entitled as "Design and Implementation of a Cryogenic Radio Frequency Ion Trap". In 2017, he obtained the Master of Science. After a 5-month internship in the research department of Bartenbach GmbH, he began his doctorate at the Institute of Microelectronics and Implantable Systems in 2017. Moritz is funded by the doctoral college in Lienz.


Dipl.-Ing. Georg Saxl
Research associate

  Tel.: +43 512 507-62736
  E-Mail: Georg.Saxl@uibk.ac.at
  Room 105

Georg Saxl was born in Innsbruck in 1990. After graduating from the HTL for electronics and computer engineering in Innsbruck, he began his Bachelor studies in mechatronics at the University of Innsbruck in cooperation with the UMIT in Hall, which he completed as a Bachelor of Science in 2013. In the same year, he started his Master studies in Mechatronics at the University of Innsbruck. In 2016 he received the degree of graduate engineer. Since October 2016, Georg Saxl is working as a research associate at the Institute of Mechatronics in the Microelectronics and Implantable Systems Department and is completing his doctoral studies in the field of technical sciences. His research focus lies on chip design for the development of passive wireless sensor networks. Georg Saxl teaches the bachelor courses "Digital and Semiconductor Circuit Design" as well as "Components and Basic Circuits".


Dipl.-Ing. Christos Konstantopoulos
PhD student

  Tel.: +43 512 507-62738
  E-Mail: Christos.Konstantopoulos@uibk.ac.at
  Room 124b

Christos Konstantopoulos graduated in Computer Engineering and Electronic Engineering from the Technical University of Crete, Chania, in 2012 and 2015. At the same time, he did research in the laboratory for "Electric Circuits and Renewable Energy Sources". At the moment, he is doing his doctoral studies at the working group of Microelectronics and Implantable Systems. His research interests include the design of integrated circuits for energy-efficient systems, energy harvesting circuits, maximum power point tracking, autonomous wireless sensor systems and backscatter sensors.


Dipl.-Ing. Dominik Mair
Research associate

  Tel.: +43 512 507-62702
  E-Mail: Dominik.Mair@uibk.ac.at
  Room 105

After graduating from the HTL for electrical engineering, Dominik Mair completed his Bachelor's degree in mechatronics in 2015 at the University of Innsbruck. Because of his achievements, he received a performance scholarship for several times . He then began the consecutive Master program, which he completed in 2017. In 2015, he began his work as a research assistant at the University of Innsbruck at the Institute of Mechatronics at the Department of Microelectronics and Implantable Systems. In September 2017, he began with his doctoral studies at the same working group.

Thomas Moser

Ing. Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Moser
Research associate

  Tel.: +43 512 507-62746
  E-Mail: Thomas.Moser@uibk.ac.at
  Room 105


Dipl.-Ing. Luca Mayer
Research associate

  Tel.: +43 512 507-62747
  E-Mail: luca.mayer@uibk.ac.at
  Room 124b



Djordje Gunjic
student employee

  Tel.: +43 512 507-62739
  E-Mail: Djordje.Gunjic@uibk.ac.at
  Room 102



Markus Hesche
student employee

  Tel.: +43 512 507-62740
  E-Mail: Markus.Hesche@uibk.ac.at
  Room 102


Christian Gapp
student employee

  Tel.: +43 512 507-62781
  E-Mail: Christian.Gapp@uibk.ac.at
  Room 102


Manuel Reinalter
student employee

  Tel.: +43 512 507-62745
  E-Mail: Manuel.Reinalter@uibk.ac.at
  Room 102



Thomas Mair

  Tel.: +43 512 507-62742
  E-Mail: T.Mair@uibk.ac.at
  Room 105


Tim Hoschek

  Tel.: +43 512 507-62741
  E-Mail: Tim.Hoschek@uibk.ac.at
  Room 105



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