International Symposium on Smart Integrated Systems


The “International Symposium on Smart Integrated Systems” – a scientific symposium on occasion of the 60th birthday of Professor Thomas Gessner with 320 participants took place on August 12th, 2014.

At the beginning, representatives of Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, the Saxon State Ministry for Higher Education, Research and the Arts, the City of Chemnitz and Technische Universität Chemnitz underlined the importance of Professor Gessner´s work.

Dr. Hans-Otto Feldhütter, Head of Department Technology Marketing and Business Models of Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, honored Professor Gessner with the Fraunhofer Medal to appreciate his committed and successful work which is always focused on the strengthening and successful development of Fraunhofer ENAS.

In recognition of his significant achievements in microelectronics and microsystems technology at the TU Chemnitz as well as the development of a successful innovation network between Technische Universität Chemnitz, Fraunhofer Institute for Electronic Nano Systems ENAS and further scientific institutions and companies, Professor Dr. Thomas Gessner received the Medal of TU Chemnitz from the Rector Professor Arnold van Zyl.

After the award ceremony national and international scientists and experts from preeminent companies presented the latest advancements in microelectronics, microsystems technology and smart systems for various applications.

Presentations are available for download here.

The Fraunhofer ENAS and the Center for Microtechnologies invite you to the "International Symposium on Smart Integrated Systems" in Chemnitz on August 12, 2014 - a scientific symopsium held on occasion of Professor Dr. Thomas Gessner's 60th birthday.

10:00 - 12:00 am
Guided tours (Begin: Foyer Fraunhofer ENAS)

12:00 – 13:00 pm

13:00 – 13:45 pm
Kick-off and welcome speeches
presenter: Prof. Dr. Thomas Otto

  • Dr. Hans-Otto Feldhütter,
    Head of department Technology Marketing and Business Models
  • Dr. Reinhard Zimmermann,
    Deputy Head of Research, Technology
    State Ministry for Higher Education, Research and the Art
  • Barbara Ludwig,
    Mayor of the City of Chemnitz
  • Prof. Dr. Arnold van Zyl,
    Rector of TU Chemnitz

13:45 – 14:15 pm Break

Conference program
presenter: Prof. Karla Hiller

14:15 - 14:30 pm
Prof. Anton Grabmaier, Fraunhofer VμE/Fraunhofer IMS
Microelectronics in Germany and Europe - trends and perspectives

14:30 - 14:45 pm
Dr. Günter Lugert, SIEMENS AG, EPoSS
Smart integrated systems Integration - key points in Horizon 2020

14:45 - 15:00 pm
Rolf Aschenbrenner, Fraunhofer IZM
Next generation of electronic systems: challenges and solutions for microelectronic packaging

15:00 - 15:15 pm
Leading edge foundry technology for next generation smart systems

15:15 - 15:30 pm
Tino Petsch, 3D Micromac AG
Novel laser processing methods for semiconductor applications

15:30 - 15:45 pm
Prof. Masayoshi Esashi, Tohoku University Sendai
Prof. Dr. Shuji Tanaka, Tohoku University Sendai
Wafer level transfer by adhesive bonding for integrated MEMS

15:45 - 16:00 pm
Dr. Wei-Shan Wang, Fraunhofer ENAS
Low temperature bonding using nanoporous gold

16:00 – 16:30 pm Break

Conference program
presenter: Prof. Dr. Stefan E. Schulz

16:30 - 16:45 pm
Dr. Sywert Brongersma, IMEC
Miniaturized smart systems for health and lifestyle applications

16:45 - 17:00 pm
Prof. Ran Liu, Fudan University Shanghai
Flexible microsystems

17:00 - 17:15 pm
Prof. Wilfried Mokwa, RWTH Aachen
Smart sensor systems for invasive pressure monitoring

17:15 - 17:30 pm
Dr. Jean Philippe Polizzi, CEA LETI
MEMS evolution towards smaller and more standardized devices

17:30 - 17:45 pm
Dr. Gong Li, Suss MicroTec
Suss MicroTec (Shanghai) Ltd – MEMS Business in China

17:45 - 18:00 pm
Prof. Udo Bechtloff, KSG Leiterplatten GmbH
Microsystem technology and printed circuit board technology – competition and chance for Europe

from 18:30 pm Evening event with dinner speeches and live music