Keynote Presentation – Opening Ceremony

How the invention of the microchip changed our world

By Bernd Deutschmann, Professor of Electronics,

Head of Institute of Electronics, Technical University of Graz, Austria

Profile of Keynote Speaker

Bernd Deutschmann received his M.Sc. degree and the Ph.D. degree in telecommunication engineering from the Graz University of Technology/Austria in 1999 and 2002, respectively. After his studies, he worked in the semiconductor industry from 2000 to 2014 on improving the electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) of integrated circuits. In 2014, he returned to academia and moved to the Technical University of Graz/Austria as a full professor for "Electronics" and since then heads the Institute of Electronics. His research area is the design of electronic systems and integrated circuits with a special focus on their electromagnetic compatibility. As part of his research activities, he has filed several patents and authored and co-authored numerous papers and technical articles.