Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ralf Sommer
Scientific Managing Director
ralf.sommer(at)imms.de+49 (0) 3677 874 93 04
In addition to directing research at IMMS, Professor Ralf Sommer also heads the Department of Electronic Circuits and Systems at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at Technische Universität Ilmenau.
Dipl.-Kfm. Martin Eberhardt
Financial Managing Director
martin.eberhardt(at)imms.de+49 (0) 3677 874 93 02
Martin Eberhardt is responsible for the financing pillars of IMMS and controls how the Land of Thüringen’s ownership goals are implemented on a financial and legal level.
Eric Schäfer, M. Sc.
Head of Microelectronics / Branch Office Erfurt
eric.schaefer(at)imms.de+49 (0) 361 663 25 35
Eric Schäfer and his team research Integrated sensor systems, especially CMOS-based biosensors, ULP sensor systems and AI-based design and test automation. The results are being incorporated into research on the lead applications Sensor systems for in-vitro diagnostics and RFID sensor technology. It will assist you with services for the development of Integrated circuits and with IC design methods.
Dr.-Ing. Ludwig Herzog
Head of Mechatronics
ludwig.herzog(at)imms.de+49 (0) 3677 874 93 60
Dr. Ludwig Herzog will provide detail on our research on magnetic 6D direct drives with nm precision for the nm measurement and structuring of objects. He supports you with services for the development of mechatronic systems, for simulation, design and test of MEMS as well as for finite element modelling (FEM) and simulation.
Dr.-Ing. Tino Hutschenreuther
Head of System Design
tino.hutschenreuther(at)imms.de+49 (0) 3677 874 93 40
Dr. Tino Hutschenreuther will answer your questions on our research in Smart distributed measurement and test systems and the related core topics Analysis of distributed IoT systems, Embedded AI and Real-time data processing and communications, on the lead applications Adaptive edge AI systems for industrial application and IoT systems for cooperative environmental monitoring as well as on the range of services for the development of embedded systems.
Dipl.-Ing. Michael Meister
Head of Industrial Electronics and Measurement Technology
michael.meister(at)imms.de+49 (0) 3677 874 93 20
Michael Meister is your contact for testing services, the development of test methodologies, and long-term measurements. He answers your questions on Modular and mobile test systems that we develop in our research in Smart distributed measurement and test systems as well as about testing and characterisation of integrated sensor systems. He is responsible for the test equipment at IMMS and will support you in the validation of ASIC and MEMS developments.
Betriebswirt (VWA) Mario Görlach
Head of Administration
mario.goerlach(at)imms.de+49 (0) 3677 874 93 05
Mario Görlach takes care of all career-related questions, i.e. the application process for announced positions and speculative applications as well as contracts for internships, BSc/MSc topics and Hiwi jobs.
SME Digital at IMMS
Dr.-Ing. Frank Spiller
”Smart Sensor Systems Model Factory“ in the ”SME Digital Centre Ilmenau“
frank.spiller(at)imms.de+49 (0) 3677 874 93 61
Dr. Frank Spiller assists you with SME Digital topics as well as with the research and development of application-specific automation systems for industry:
- Retrofittable sensors for innovative diagnostics, maintenance and service concepts
- Universal electronic platforms for Industry-4.0-compliant components
- Open source software and AI-based data processing for industrial applications
Dipl.-Hdl. Dipl.-Des. Beate Hövelmans
Head of Corporate Communications
beate.hoevelmans(at)imms.de+49 (0) 3677 874 93 13
Beate Hövelmans is responsible for the text and image editorial work on this website, for the social media presence of IMMS on LinkedIn and YouTube, the annual reports, for press and media relations with regional and specialist media and other communication formats. She provides texts, photographs and video material for your reporting on IMMS, arranges contacts for interviews and is the contact person for events.