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Oliver Brand

Executive Director, Institute for Electronics and Nanotechnology & Professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Oliver Brand

Dr. Oliver Brand received his undergraduate degree in Physics from Technical University Karlsruhe, Germany in 1990, and his Ph.D. degree (Doctor of Natural Sciences) from ETH Zurich, Switzerland in 1994. He was a postdoctoral fellow at Georgia Tech from 1995-1997 and a lecturer at ETH Zurich in Zurich, Switzerland and deputy director of the Physical Electronics Laboratory (PEL) from 1997 to 2002. In January 2003, Dr. Brand joined the Electrical & Computer Engineering faculty at Georgia Institute of Technology. Dr. Brand has co-authored more than 190 publications in scientific journals and conference proceedings. His research interests are in the areas of CMOS-based microsystems, microsensors, MEMS fabrication technologies, and microsystem packaging.


Research Areas of Interest:

  • MEMS/NEMS
  • Microsensors for Physical, Chemical and Biological Applications
  • Microsensor Fabrication based on IC Technologies
  • Microsystem Packaging

Awards and Distinctions: 
  • General Co-Chair, 2008 IEEE Int. Conf. on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems
  • Co-Editor, Wiley-VCH book series Advanced Micro and Nanosystems
  • Member Editorial Board, Sensor and Materials
  • Co-Recipient, 2005 IEEE Donald G. Fink Prize Paper Award
  • Senior Member, IEEE
    • Executive Director, Institute for Electronics and Nanotechnology
    • Co-Director, Center for MEMS and Microsystems Technologies
    • Faculty, Center for Organic Photonics and Electronics

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    Contact
    404.894.9425
    Education:
    PhD: 
    Natural Sciences, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 1994
    Bachelors: 
    Physics, Technical University Karlsruhe, Germany, 1990