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Prof. Dr. Michale Pfeffer

Prof. Dr. sc. techn. Michael Pfeffer

Physical device engineering, Optics design, Micro and integrated optics, Optical information technology, Medical imaging techniques
Vice Rector for Research, International Affairs and Transfer
Faculty Technology and Management
Opening hours Anytime - appointment by e-Mail please
Room H 029, N 004
On campus
Building H, Main building
88250 Weingarten
Postal address RWU Hochschule Ravensburg-Weingarten
University of Applied Sciences
Prof. Dr. sc. techn. Michael Pfeffer
P.O. Box 30 22
88216 Weingarten

Prof. Dr. Michael Pfeffer was born in Saulgau (Württemberg) in 1966 and grew up in Leutkirch (Allgäu). He studied at the Universities of Karlsruhe and Stuttgart as well as the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) from 1988 -1993. As a Dr. Eugen Ebert scholarship holder, he completed his studies with a diploma thesis in the field of medical optics under Prof. Dr. Fumihiko Kajiya at the KAWASAKI Medical School (Japan).

From 1994 to 1998, he was a research associate at the Institut d'Optique Appliquée of EPFL, where he obtained his PhD with a thesis in the field of optical nanotechnology under Prof. Dr. Fabienne Marquis Weible.

After working for several years as a project manager in research and development in the Swiss optics industry, he was appointed to the professorship of optics and design in the physical engineering program at Ravensburg-Weingarten University of Applied Sciences in 2002. Professor Pfeffer teaches and conducts research in the fields of optics, physical device design and nanotechnology and is currently Vice-Rector for Research and International Relations at Ravensburg-Weingarten University.