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Management of the institute and contact

Together with you, we would like to work on new solutions for the future. You can find the appropriate contact persons here or under the corresponding topics.


Management of the institute

Contact

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.

 

Contact

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.


Research departments

Contact

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.

Contact

Dr.-Ing. Frank Spiller

Interim Head of Mechatronics

frank.spiller(at)imms.de+49 (0) 3677 874 93 61

Dr. Frank Spiller 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.

Contact

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.

Contact

Dipl.-Ing. Michael Meister

Head of Industrial Electronics and Measurement Engineering

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.


Administration

Contact

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

Contact

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


Corporate Communications

Contact

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.