Industrial Diamond Expert Joins MSU
Tom Zimmermann recently joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and MSU’s Fraunhofer USA Center for Coatings and Diamond Technologies as an assistant professor.
He is interested 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. His teaching interests are in the area of biosensor-based biomedical systems and technology of diamond nanoelectromechanical structures, international regulatory affairs of medical devices, and entrepreneurial development of biomedical products.
EDUCATION: PhD, electrical engineering, University Ulm, Germany; postdoctoral fellow/research assistant professor, high-power high-frequency devices, University of Notre Dame
PREVIOUS: Head of business unit Biohybrid Systems at Fraunhofer, Germany