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Tom Zimmermann

Tom Zimmermann

Tom Zimmermann

Assistant Professor of ECE; Adjunct Faculty of ChEMS

Biography

Dr. Tom Zimmermann was head of the business unit Biohybrid Systems at Fraunhofer and is with the Michigan State University since 2017. His activities are in the interdisciplinary and strongly collaborative research fields of nanotechnology and diamond NEMS-biosensor solutions in biomedical diagnostics, automation of biotechnological processes, and food analysis as well as in the development of diamond high-power terahertz systems. He graduated with a Dipl.-Ing. in solid-state electronics at the University Ulm (Germany), in 2002. Having received a Dr.-Ing. degree in electrical engineering from the University Ulm (diamond and III-V devices), he joined the University of Notre Dame, in 2006. Here, he pursued research in high-power high-frequency devices, first as post-doc and later on as research assistant professor. His teaching interests are in the field of biosensor-based biomedical systems and technology of diamond nanoelectromechanical structures, regulatory affairs of medical devices and international entrepreneurial development of biomedical products.

Research Area
Education
2002 Dipl.-Ing. in solid state electronics, University Ulm, Germany
2008 Dr.-Ing. in electrical engineering, University Ulm, Germany
Publications
S. Mross, T. Zimmermann, S. Zenzes, M. Kraft, H. Vogt, “Study of enzyme sensors with wide, adjustable measurement ranges for in-situ monitoring of biotechnological processes”, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 241, pp. 48-54, 2017
S. Mross, T. Zimmermann, N. Winkin, M. Kraft, H. Vogt, "Integrated multi-sensor system for parallel in-situ monitoring of cell nutrients, metabolites, cell density and pH in biotechnological processes", Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 236, pp. 937-946, 2016
S. Kißler, S. Pierrat, T. Zimmermann, Holger Vogt, Hoc-Khiem Trieu, Ingo Köper, "CMOS based capacitive biosensor with integrated tethered bilayer lipid membrane for real-time measurements", Biomedical Engineering / Biomedizinische Technik, 57(1), 2012