Thomas Ussmueller (S’07–A’09–M’12–SM’13) was born in Nuremberg, Germany, in 1981. He received the Dipl.-Ing. degree and Dr.-Ing. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Erlangen–Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany, in 2006 and 2011, respectively. In 2006, he joined the Institute for Electronics Engineering, Erlangen, Germany, as a Research Assistant. From 2007 to 2014, he was a Teaching Fellow and Head of the Chip Design Group at the Institute for Electronics Engineering. Since 2014, he is a University Professor with the University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria, where he leads the Microelectronics and Implantable Systems Group. He has authored or coauthored 1 book, 2 book chapters, and more than 70 technical publications. His research interests include circuits and systems for RF identification (RFID), analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converter design, and analog signal conditioning circuits. He is also interested in RF circuit design for ultra-wideband and cellular applications.
Dr. Ussmueller is a member of the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (IEEE MTT-S), the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society (SSCS), and the German Society of Microelectronics, Microsystems and Precision Engineering (VDE/VDI GMM). He also serves as a member of the IEEE MTT-S Technical Coordinating Committee Digital Signal Processing (MTT-9), Radio Frequency Identification(MTT-24) and Wireless Energy Transfer and Conversion (MTT-26).
Areas of expertise within the MTT 26 field Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), Integrated Circuit design for wireless power transfer systems, HF and UHF WPT systems