Former Members


Eva Cvetkovic was born in Trinec, Czech Republic. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Business Financing from the Private College of Economic Studies Znojmo in 2016. Eva held an office assistant position at the Municipal Office Krhovice from 2008 until 2012 after which she was employed as a receptionist at Westside Soccer Arena in Vienna until 2016. Eva joined the Institute for Microelectronics in January 2021, where she was supporting the team members with administrative tasks. Eva left the Institute for Microelectronics and the HPTCAD team on February 11th 2021.

PhD Students

Georgios Diamantopoulos was born in Athens, Greece in 1988. He holds a degree in Applied Mathematics from the University of Crete, Greece and a Master’s degree in Computational Engineering from the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany. He joined the Institute for Microelectronics in January 2016 as a research assistant. He is researching high performance numerical approaches for Technology CAD within the scope of the Christian Doppler Laboratory for High Performance TCAD.

Lukas Gnam was born 1991 in Wr. Neustadt, Austria. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Technical Physics and his Master’s Degree in Physical Energy and Measurement Engineering from the TU Wien in 2014 and 2016, respectively. After finishing his studies he joined the Institute of Microelectronics in April 2016, where he is currently working on his doctoral degree. His research focus is on high performance parallel mesh generation algorithms.

Vito Šimonka was born in Murska Sobota, Slovenia, in 1991. He holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Physics from the University of Maribor, Slovenia. He joined the Institute for Microelectronics in August 2015 as a research assistent. His scientific interests include computational modeling for process TCAD, in particular SiC oxidation.