Thomas Ussmueller (S’07–A’09–M’12–SM’13) was born in Nuremberg, Germany in 1981. He received the Dipl.-Ing. degree and the 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 held a position as a Teaching Fellow and Head of the Chip Design Group at the Institute for Electronics Engineering. Since 2014 he is working as University Professor at the University of Innsbruck and is leading the group for Microelectronics and Implantable Systems. His research interests include circuits and systems for Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID), analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converter design and analog signal conditioning circuits. Furthermore he is interested in radio frequency integrated circuit design for ultrawideband and cellular applications. In these areas he has authored or co-authored 1 book, 2 book chapters and more than 100 technical publications.
Dr. Ussmueller is a member of IEEE MTT-S and SSCS, the German Society of Microelectronics, Microsystems and Precision Engineering (VDE/VDI GMM). He also serves as a member of the MTT-S Technical Coordinating Committee on Digital Signal Processing (MTT-9), Radio Frequency Identification (MTT-24) and Wireless Energy Transfer and Conversion (MTT-26). He participates in the executive and steering committees of various national and international conferences. Furthermore he is active in the MTT-S meetings & symposia committee. His review work includes numerous international journals, such as Nature Communications, the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems and the Transactions on Microwave Theory & Techniques. In addition he reviews articles for the International Microwave Symposium (IMS), the European Microwave Conference (EuMC), and various other national and international conferences.