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.