Dr. Siegfried Selberherr
Dr. Selberherr is internationally recognized for his research in the modeling and simulation of physical phenomena in microelectronics engineering, particularly in the field of technology computer-aided design (TCAD). Since 1988, Dr. Selberherr has been a chair professor of software technology of microelectronic systems at the Technische Universität Wien (TU Wien)/the Technical University of Vienna, where he has held various leadership positions, including dean of the faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, head of the Institute for Microelectronics and member of the University Senate.
Dr. Selberherr has overseen numerous research projects with well-known semiconductor companies and funding agencies, including the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), the Christian Doppler Research Association (CDG) and the European Research Council (ERC). For his scientific contributions, he has received numerous prestigious awards, including the Erwin Schrödinger Award (2001) and the Grand Decoration of Honor by the Republic of Austria (2005). Dr. Selberherr has published two books, authored/co-authored and published more than 1000 technical articles in conference proceedings and over 350 journal papers. He is an active member of the Association for Computing Machinery and a distinguished lecturer and fellow of the IEEE Electron Devices Society. Dr. Selberherr completed his studies in electrical engineering at TU Wien, where he received the degree of Diplom-Ingenieur in 1978,a doctoral degree in technical sciences in 1981 and the habilitation qualification in 1984.