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Matthias Schulze

Head of Department Engineering
Fraunhofer IPMS


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 IPMS

The Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS in Dresden Germany is your access to know-how, expertise, and modern R&D infrastructure in the field of optical sensors and actuators, integrated circuits, microsystems (MEMS/MOEMS) and nanoelectronics. The Fraunhofer IPMS is one of 76 institutes of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, the leading organization for applied research in Europe. Relying on more than 30,000 employees, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft has a research budget of 2.9 billion euros. Around 70 percent of this sum are generated through industrial commissions and publicly financed research projects.

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