Management of the Institute


Curriculum Vitae Prof. Dr. Harald Kuhn

Prof. Harald Kuhn was last employed as a director at Infineon Technologies AG in Regensburg. There he headed the department of Automation & Equipment Technology.

He studied materials science at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg and started in 1996 as a development engineer for SiC crystal growth in the Research & Development department of Siemens AG. At the same time he received his doctorate at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg.

Prof. Harald Kuhn has more than 20 years of experience in the semiconductor industry and has held various management positions at Infineon and Siemens. In his last position, he was responsible for the development of differentiating special equipment as well as the automation/I4.0 of backend sites with worldwide teams. His high methodical competence in developing innovative, modularized and scalable concepts was the basis for a successful worldwide productive implementation. In his function, Prof. Kuhn was a leader in innovation (e.g. Artificial Intelligence; IIoT) and its productive implementation. His international experience, especially in Asia, completes his profile.