Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bernhard Wicht
Bernhard Wicht received the Dipl.‑Ing. degree in electrical engineering from University of Technology Dresden, Germany, in 1996 and the Ph.D. degree from University of Technology Munich, Germany, in 2002.
From 1996 to 1998 he was with MAZ Hamburg GmbH, Germany, as a designer for analog integrated circuits with focus on integrated optical receivers for measurement systems.
In 1998 he joined the Institute for Technical Electronics of the University of Technology Munich, Germany, as a research assistant, where he was working on memory sense amplifiers until 2002 in cooperation with Infineon Technologies.
Between 2003 and 2010 he was with the Mixed-Signal Automotive business unit of Texas Instruments in Freising, Germany, responsible for the design of automotive ICs. He was leading a development team for power management, motor control and transceivers.
In September 2010 he became a full professor for integrated circuit design at Reutlingen University, Germany. He is part of the Robert Bosch Center for Power Electronics, a joined initiative of the universities in Stuttgart and Reutlingen and the industry partner Robert Bosch GmbH. His research interest includes IC design with focus on power management, gate drivers, energy efficiency, low-power, ESD, EMC.
Dr. Wicht invented thirteen patents with several more pending. His Ph.D. thesis received the 2003 Texas-Instruments-Award at the University of Technology Munich and was published as a book at Springer. Dr. Wicht is IEEE Senior Member. He also serves as a member of the Technical Program Committee of the European Solid-State Circuits Conference (ESSCIRC).