Prof. Dr. Christofer Hierold

Professor ETH Zürich

Biography

Christofer Hierold has been a Professor of Micro and Nanosystems, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, at ETH Zurich since April 2002. He heads the Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering.

His research is focused on the evaluation of new materials for MEMS, on advanced microsystems, and on nanotransducers. Christofer Hierold has been founding chairman of one of ETH Zurich's inter-departmental competence centers, the Micro and Nano Science Platform and he coordinates the management team of ETH Zurich's cleanroom facility, the FIRST lab. In addition, he is a member of the international steering committees of major conferences in the field (MEMS, TRANSDUCERS, EUROSENSORS), he is a member of the editorial boards of IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems and of IoP Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, and he is joint editor of the book series Advanced Micro and Nanosystems (Wiley-VCH). Christofer Hierold is member of the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences (SATW).