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Academic Details

Current Position:

  • Ass. Professor at Vienna University of Technology (1998 - Till Now)

Previous Positions

  • Max-Kade research fellow at Stanford Nanofabrication Facility (SNF),  Stanford University, CA, USA (1998 - 1999)
  • Visiting Researcher at Research Grant Catalysis Research Center, Hokkaido University, Japan (1997 - 1998)
  • Project assistant Forschungsassistent at Institute for Analytical Chemistry, Vienna Univ. of Technology (1994 - 1997)

Education

  • PhD (Summa Cum Laude), Vienna University of Technology. 1997
  • M.Sc. (With Distinction), Vienna University of Technology, 1994
  • B.Sc in Applied Chemistry, Vienna University of Technology, 1988 - 1994
  • Compulsory Military Service, 1987 - 1988
  • High School Graduation (With Distinction), BRG XVI, Vienna, 1987

Research Details

Total Publication Statistics

  • 48 Scientific Publications
  • 3 Chapter in Monographies
  • 19 Patents

Research Interests

Nanotechnology

  • Focused Electron Beam Induced Processing of magnetic materials and noble metals.
  • Stamp fabrication of Nanoimprint Lithography
  • Processing of OLED-materials.
  • Nanoanalysis of microelectronic devices

Biotechnology

  • Microelectrode Interfaces for Cell Cultures
  • Bioimpedance spectroscopy of human tissue cultures
  • In-vitro electrophysiology of neuronal cell cultures

Research Projects

  • Marie Curie Initial Training Network "ENHANCE" funded by European Commission, Proposal No 238409 under call "FP7-PEOPLE-ITN-2008" (2009 - Now) Website
  • Austrian Science Fund (FWF) Project "P24093- Crystal structure Preserving Electron-Beam Etching for Ge-Nanodevices" (2012-Now) Website
  • Austrian Science Fund (FWF) Project "P19414-Beam Induced Catalyst Templates for Si-Nanowire Synthesis" (2006 - 2011) Website
  • "NILaustria I" (2008 - 2011) and "NILaustria II" (2011-2012) project cluster within the Austrian Nanoinitiative project on Nanoimprint Lithography Website
  • Research cooperation with Carl Zeiss NTS on "Electron-beam-induced deposition of metals and dielectrics", Company funded research (no public funding involved) (2004 - 2007)
  • Research cooperation with Carl Zeiss NTS on "Electron-beam-induced etching", Company funded research (no public funding involved) (2007 - 2009)

Personal Details

Born: Vienna

Hobbies:Ballroom dancing, Hiking in the mountains, Skiing.

Likes/Dislikes: Brave enough to wear pink shirts :)