Andreas Hössinger was born in St. Pölten, Austria, in 1969. He studied technical physics at the TU Wien, where he received the degree of Diplomingenieur in January, 1996. In 1998 he held a visiting research position at Sony in Atsugi, Japan. In September 2000 he finished his Ph.D. degree at the Institute for Microelectronics, TU Wien where he continued as a post-doctoral researcher. In 2001 he held a position as a visiting researcher at LSI Logic in Santa Clara, CA, USA within the scope of a cooperate research project on three-dimensional process simulation. In 2001 he also received a grant from Austrian Academy of Science within the scope of the Austrian Program for Advanced Research and Technology for his work on three-dimensional process simulation. Since September 2004, he is a product manager at Silvaco Europe Ltd. where he is responsible for Victory Process, a three-dimensional process simulator. Andreas is the primary contact of the HPTCAD team to SILVACO and supports the team’s research efforts with industry-hardened experience and know-how.