Curriculum Vitae

Practise

2012 ...            Joint Lab Bioelectronics, IHP Frankfurt/Oder & TU Berlin
Microelectronics for applications in biotechnology

2004 ...            IHP - Leibniz-Institut für innovative Mikroelektronik, Frankfurt/Oder
Biomaterial-semiconductor hybrids like biosensors for glucose

2000 - 2003      Fraunhofer Institut für Schicht- und Oberflächentechnik, Braunschweig 
Development of metal-metaloxide nanocomposite coatings

1995 - 2000      Hahn-Meitner-Institut, Berlin, Photovoltaik 
Optimisation of thin film semiconductors for photovoltaics

1991 - 1995      Ingenieurbüro für Solartechnik, Berlin
Planning and construction of photovoltaic and solar-thermal systems

1987 - 1991      Hahn-Meitner-Institut, Solare Energetik
Doctoral thesis on the sulphur deficiency in iron pyrite FeS2

1985 - 1986      Physics Department, FU Berlin, AG Prof. Maarten Heyn
Diploma thesis on the 2D crystallisation of membrane protein Bacteriorhodopsin

Qualifications

2006    Habilitation in Experimental Physics at BTU Cottbus,
          "Atomic Puzzle - Growth-Structure-Property Relations 
          in Thin Solid Films for Advanced Technology Applications"
1990    Dr. rer. nat. from Fachbereich Physik of FU Berlin,
          Thesis title: "Zur Struktur des Schwefeldefizits in Eisenpyrit"
1986    Physics diploma at FU Berlin: "Untersuchungen zur Bildung des zwei- 
          dimensionalen Gitters in der Purpurmembran von Halobacterium halobium"

Membership

ORCID 0000-0002-5818-7379
2001 ...      Deutsche Gesellschaft für Materialkunde (DGM)
1998 ...      Materials Research Society (MRS)
1991 ...      International Network of Engineers 
                    and Scientists for Global Responsibility (INES)
1981 ...      Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG)

Scientific Cooperations

Contact

Dr. Mario Birkholz
c/o IHP, Im Technologiepark 25
15236 Frankfurt (Oder), Germany
birkholz "at" ihp-microelectronics.com