Our team

Thomas

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)

In 2006 Thomas Ußmüller completed his Diploma studies in electrical engineering, electronics and information technology at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU) where he subsequently completed his doctorate with distinction in the field of radio sensor technology. In March 2006, he began to work as a research assistant at the Department of Technical Electronics (LTE) of the FAU. Subsequently, he accpeted a position as Academic Council and Head of Chip Design Group of LTE. In March 2014, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Thomas Ußmüller changed to the University of Innsbruck in order to head the Microelectronics and Implantable Systems working group of the Institute of Mechatronics. He is author or co-author of one book, four book chapters and more than 80 technical publications. His research interests include circuits and systems for batteryless radio systems, analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converters as well as analog signal conditioning circuits. He is also interested in high-frequency circuits, ultra-wideband technologies and mobile technologies. Univ. Dr. Ußmüller is a member of the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (IEEE MTT-S), the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society (SSCS) and the VDE / VDI Society Microelectronics, Microsystems and Precision Engineering (VDE / VDI-GMM). He is also a member of the IEEE MTT-S Technical Coordinating Committee for Digital Signal Processing (MTT-9), Radio Frequency Identification (MTT-24), which he heads since 2014, and Wireless Energy Transfer and Conversion (MTT-26).


Michaela

Michaela Nairz
Department secretary

  Tel.: +43 512 507-62701
  E-Mail: Mechatronik@uibk.ac.at
  Room 105a
  Times:
Mo + Tu: 08:00 - 17:00
We + Th: 08:00 - 14:00
Fr: not staffed  

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

Michael Renzler, PhD
Post-Doc

  Tel.: +43 512 507-62735
  E-Mail: Michael.Renzler@uibk.ac.at
  Room 108a
Publications

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.


Jan

Jan-Christoph Edelmann, MSc
Research associate

  Tel.: +43 512 507-62733
  E-Mail: Jan-Christoph.Edelmann@uibk.ac.at
  Room 105
Publications

In 2008, after graduating from the Technical High School Öhringen, Jan-Christoph Edelmann began with his Bachelor studies in electrical engineering and information technology at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). He graduated in 2012 as part of a cooperative Bachelor thesis between the Chair of Technical Electronics of the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg and the Institute for Biomedical Engineering of the KIT. He completed the subsequent Master studies at the KIT and at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. In October 2014, he finished his Master with an award for excellence. His thesis titled "Quantitative Characterization of Infected Rabbit Hearts: Improving 3D Confocal Imaging, an Analysis of Tissue Composition and Effects on Electrical Conductivity" was related to a research stay at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City and was published in the "Annals of Biomedical Engineering". He then spent one year as a technical associate in the Cardiac Biophysics and Systems Biology Group at the Imperial College, London. He supported the group in the investigation of electromechanical interactions of cardiac cells in physiological and pathological forms. Jan-Christoph has been working in the working group of Microelectronics and Implantable Systems since February 2016. His focus is on the further development of a communication platform for cochlear implants in cooperation with the local company MED-EL.


Manuel

Dipl.-Ing. Manuel Ferdik, MSc
Universitity assistant

  Tel.: +43 512 507-62731
  E-Mail: Manuel.Ferdik@uibk.ac.at
  Room 108a
Publications

After graduating from the "Privates Oberstufen Realgymnasium" (PORG) in Volders in 2009, Manuel Ferdik began his Bachelor studies in mechatronics at the Leopold-Franzens-University in Innsbruck  in cooperation with the UMIT in Hall. He completed his Bachelor of Science in 2012. In the same year, he started his Master studies in Mechatronics at the Leopold-Franzens-University as well as the master program Industrial Engineering at the Management Center in Innsbruck. In 2014, he received the degree of graduate engineer and in 2015 the degree of Master of Science. Since November 2014, Manuel Ferdik has been working as a university assistant 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 focuses on passive wireless sensor networks. Manuel Ferdik teaches the bachelor courses "Digital and Semiconductor Circuit Design" as well as "Components and Basic Circuits".


Moritz

Moritz Fischer, MSc
Research associate

  Tel.: +43 512 507-62744
  E-Mail: Moritz.Fischer@uibk.ac.at
  Room 124b
 

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.


Christof

Dipl.-Ing. Christof Happ
Research associate

  Tel.: +43 512 507-62743
  E-Mail: Christof.Happ@uibk.ac.at
  Room 124b

After graduating from the Bundesrealgymnasium Adolf-Pichler-Platz in Innsbruck, Christof Happ began his Bachelor studies in mechatronics in 2011. He continued in 2015 with the Master's program of mechatronics and in September 2017 he obtained the degree of graduate engineer. In the course of his Master's thesis, he dealt with integrated, passive UHF RFID transponders. This resulted in October 2017 in the continuation of this project in the course of the doctoral studies at the Department of Microelectronics and Implantable Systems.


Viktoria

Viktoria Kalpen, MSc
Research associate

  Tel.: +43 512 507-62734
  E-Mail: Viktoria.Kalpen@uibk.ac.at
  Room 105

In 2009, Viktoria Kalpen began her Bachelor studies in Medical Engineering with a specialization in electrical engineering at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), which she finished in 2013 with the title Bachelor of Science. Subsequently, from 2013 to 2015, Viktoria completed the Master's degree programs in Medical Engineering and Electrical Engineering at FAU, with a semester abroad at the University of Technology in Tampere, Finland, and a fellowship at Tongji University in Shanghai. In addition to her studies, Viktoria was employed as a working student and trainee at Siemens AG in Erlangen and Oxford in the field of magnetic resonance tomography. Since February 2016, Viktoria has been working at the Microelectronics and Implantable Systems group researching in the field of MRI compatibility of cochlear implants.


Georg

Dipl.-Ing. Georg Saxl
Research associate

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

After completing his Matura at the HTL Innsbruck in 2009, Georg Saxl began in 2010 with his Bachelor studies in mechatronics at the University of Innsbruck in cooperation with the UMIT in Hall, which he completed in 2013 as a Bachelor of Science. From 2013 to 2016, Georg completed his Master's degree in mechatronics. In October 2016, he began his doctoral studies as a research assistant at the Institute of Mechatronics, Microelectronics and Implantable Systems. His research relates to the project "CryptoZE", where he investigates the circuit and chip design for ultra-low-power applications in RFID systems.


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Dipl.-Ing. Christos Konstantopoulos
Research associate

  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.


Dominik

Dipl.-Ing. Dominik Mair
Research associate

  Tel.: +43 512 507-62702
  E-Mail: Dominik.Mair@uibk.ac.at
  Room 124b

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.


Sabrina

Sabrina Huber, MSc
Project Manager

  Tel.: +43 512 507-62737
  E-Mail: Sabrina.Huber@uibk.ac.at
  Room 108b

Sabrina Huber graduated from the Anne-Frank-Gymnasium in Erding in April 2011 before starting her studies in Economics at the School of Business and Economics in Nuremberg in October of the same year. She passed a semester abroad in Clermont Ferrand, France, in 2013 before completing her bachelor's degree in the summer of 2014. After her Bachelor, Sabrina took one year off to complete a six-month internship and travel to Asia. In October 2015, Sabrina began her Master studies in Strategic Management at the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences in Innsbruck. In October 2016, she began to work at the working group of Microelectronics and Implantable Systems as a student assistant in the field of marketing and project management. Since August 2017 she has been employed full-time.


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Lars-Oliver Rack, BSc
Studentischer Mitarbeiter

  Tel.: +43 512 507-62739
  E-Mail: Lars-Oliver.Rack@uibk.ac.at
  Raum 124b


Markus

Markus Hesche
Studentischer Mitarbeiter

  Tel.: +43 512 507-62740
  E-Mail: Markus.Hesche@uibk.ac.at
  Raum 124b


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Thomas Mair
Studentischer Mitarbeiter

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


Tim

Tim Hoschek
Studentischer Mitarbeiter

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


Platz_Mann

Christian Gapp
Studentischer Mitarbeiter 


Gilbert

Gilbert Prokop
Studentischer Mitarbeiter