New Team Member Christoph

Christoph Lenz started on July 1st as a doctoral student in the HPTCAD team and will investigate investigate efficient algorithms and data structures for semiconductor topography simulations. Christoph received a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Technical Mathematics in 2017 and 2019, respectively. Welcome to our team, Christoph!

New Team Member Alexander

Alexander Scharinger started on April 1st as a doctoral student in the HPTCAD team and will investigate efficient algorithms and data structures for surface rate calculations, in particular ray tracing and stochastic sampling methods. Alexander received the Bachelor’s degree in Software & Information Engineering and the Master’s degree in Logic and Computation from TU Wien in 2015 and 2018, respectively. Welcome to our team, Alex!

New PhD Position Available

We are offering a new PhD Student / Research Assistant position (3 years, 40 hours/week) to recent master’s graduates (or soon to be) who want to pursue a career in computational science and engineering. The research is conducted in close collaboration with SILVACO, which co-finances the Laboratory. Application is now open and remain so until it is filled. The actual start date can be negotiated. More information:

  1. PhD Student / Research Assistant Position in Computational Science

Update April 5, 2019

Successful Dissertation Defense

On November, 5th our team member Vito Simonka defended his dissertation “Thermal Oxidation and Dopant Activation of Silicon Carbide” with distinction. Because of the successful cooperation, Vito has joined Silvaco’s team starting November 1st, located at Silvaco’s office in Vienna.

Special thanks go to the defense committee: his supervisor, Prof. Dr. Siegfried Selberherr and to the external reviewers: Prof. Dr. Yasuto Hijikata from Saitama University, Japan and Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schmid from TU Wien, Austria.

Congratulations, Vito!

TU Wien Faculty Prize 2018

Alexander Toifl was awarded the faculty’s prize (“Fakultätspreis”) by the dean of the faculty Univ.Prof. Rupp and the dean of academic affairs Univ.Prof. Strasser on Fri 21, 2018. The ceremony took place at the annual “Fakultätsfest”, where Alexander was presenting his master’s thesis “Modeling and Simulation of Thermal Annealing of Implanted GaN and SiC”. The faculty’s prize honors outstanding master’s and PhD theses that are presented at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology.

Congratulations,  Alexander!