Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Ehrenfried Zschech


Work Experience and Scientific Carrier

Jan 14 – today
Department Head Microelectronic Materials and Nanoanalysis at Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems, Dresden, Head of the Steering Committee of the Dresden Fraunhofer Cluster Nanoanalysis

Aug 09 – Dec 13
Department Head Nanoanalysis and Testing at Fraunhofer Institute for Nondestructive Testing, Dresden, Head of the Steering Committee of the Dresden Fraunhofer Cluster Nanoanalysis

April 97 – July 09
Sr. Manager of the Center for Complex Analysis at AMD Saxony LLC & Co. KG/GLOBALFOUNDRIES Fab One LLC & Co. KG, Dresden, 9 month working stay at AMD Inc. in Austin/TX and Sunnyvale/CA (US)

Oct 92 – March 97
Section Manager Metal Physics in the Development Department at Airbus GmbH, Bremen

Feb 89 – Sep 92
Assistant Professor for Inorganic Nonmetallic Materials at TU Bergakademie, Freiberg

Mar 85 – Jan 89
Head of the X-Ray Diffraction Analysis Lab and Project Lead in the Metal Physics Department at the Research Institute of Non-Ferrous Metals, Freiberg

Sep 79 – Feb 85
Research Associate in the Division of Metal- and X-Ray Physics at TU Dresden, 6 month post-graduate research at the Synchrotron Radiation Center of the Institute of Nuclear Physics in Novosibirsk (Russia)

Scientific Achievements & Recognitions

h-index: 26, ca. 200 publications in peer-reviewed journals, > 3700 citations (Google Scholar)

44 issued patents/patent disclosures (published applications in DEPATISnet); 1 co-founded start-up

Adjunct Professor for Nanomaterials at Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus, from 2006

Adjunct Professor for Nanoanalysis at Technical University Dresden, from 2012

Affiliated Professor at Warsaw University, from 2015

EU Distinguished Lecturer at Technical University Wroclaw, Poland, 2010 (Nanoscale functional materials)

Visiting Professor at Technical University Warsaw, Poland, 2013 – 2014 (Advanced nanoscale materials)

Visiting Professor at Aix Marseille University, France, 2017 (Nanoscale materials characterization)

Distinguished Research Professor at Hankou University Wuhan, China, from 2017

Honorary Member of the Federation of European Materials Societies (FEMS), from 2017

Co-organizer of ESF Young Researcher’s group “ENano” at TU Dresden, 2011 – 2014

Selected Scientific Activities

Executive Member of the Federation of the European Materials Societies (FEMS) 2008 – 2015, Vice President 2010/2011, President 2012/2013, Immediate Past President 2014/2015, Past President and Corresponding Executive Member since 2016, Honorary Member since 2017

Member of the Managing Board of the European Alliance for Materials (A4M), Brussels, Belgium, since 2013

Member of the Steering Committee of The European Platform on Advanced Materials and Technologies (EUMAT), Brussels, Belgium, since 2013

Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Institute of Lightweight Construction and Hybrid Systems at University Paderborn, Germany, since 2013

Member of the Scientific Area Committee “Information technologies and microelectronics” of the DRESDEN concept consortium, Dresden, Germany, since 2014

Member of the Emerging Research Materials Working Group of the International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors ITRS 2.0 Roadmap Committee, IEEE, since 2015

Member of the External Advisory Board of CENIMAT/I3N Lisbon, Portugal, since 2015

Board member of the Cool Silicon e. V., Dresden, Germany, since 2015

Operational Management Board member of the European Materials Characterization Council, since 2016

Member of the Board of Directors of the Materials Research Society (MRS), since 2018

Member of the Senate of the European Materials Research Society (E-MRS), since 2018

Board member of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Materialkunde (DGM), 2003 – 2007

Head of the DGM Technical Committee “Materials for Electronic Applications”, 2004 – 2009

Member of the Commission Microelectronics and Nanoelectronics of the State of Saxony (KOMINAS), 2009 – 2011

Member of the SEMI 3D Stacked Integrated Circuit (3DS‑IC) Committee, Inspection and Metrology Task Force, 2011 – 2015

Head of the Scientific Advisory Board of the European Society of Thin Films (EFDS), 2010 – 2015

Scientific Coordinator of the Dresden Center for Nanoanalysis at TU Dresden, 2012 – 2015

Member of the Governing Board of the Center of Advanced Materials and Technologies, Warsaw, Poland, 2014 – 2016

Member of Scientific Advisory Boards (DESY Hamburg for Synchrotron Radiation 1991 – 1993, SEMATECH/ISMI for Physical Analysis and Metrology 1998 – 2008, Hahn-Meitner-Institut Berlin 2003 – 2008, Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf 2005 – 2010, Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin 2008 – 2011)

Chair of international conferences (IEEE IITC MAM 2011, Int. FCMN 2015, Int. Workshop on Stress Induced Phenomena in Metallization 2005, 2010, 2016, Int. Workshop on Stress in 3D ICs using TSVs 2010, 2011, Dresden Nanoanalysis Symposium 2013 – 2018)

Member of the Scientific Committee of international conferences (IEEE IEDM, IEEE IITC, EUROMAT, ESREF, IPFA, MAM, FCMN, SCD, NanoFair, CNM)

Reviewer for BMBF, DFG, AIF, Helmholtz and others, since 2000, and Reviewer for several Journals, e.g. Applied Physics Letters, Journal of Applied Physics, International Journal of Materials Research, Advanced Engineering Materials, Progress in Materials Science, Advanced Materials Interfaces, Journal of Microscopy, Microelectronic Engineering