MWS Advisory Board

Thomas Zarbock

  • Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems
  • Division Director MEMS Engineering, Manufacturing & Test
  • Biography

Thomas Zarbock is Division Director at the Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems. He has 10 years experience in MEMS manufacturing and pilot fabrication. In his position, he is responsible for a team of 95 engineers, technicians and operators to run and maintain a fully integrated and CMOS-compatible 200mm MEMS cleanroom.

Prior to joining Fraunhofer IPMS, Thomas held various contributor level and management positions in industrial engineering and semiconductor manufacturing. He has been working 11 years for Siemens, Infineon Technologies and Qimonda, Dresden. His emphasis was in production and fab planning, cycle time management and lean manufacturing.

Thomas Zarbock received the M.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from the Dresden University of Applied Sciences, Dresden, Germany.