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Sen. Scientist Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.
Kerstin Schneider-Hornstein

Tel.: +43 (0)1 58801 - 354 610
Fax: +43 (0)1 58801 - 9354 610


TU Wien
Institute of Electrodynamics, Microwave and Circuit Engineering
Gußhausstraße 25/354
1040 Vienna


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Curriculum Vitae:


Sept. 1989 - May 1994 Technical Secondary School, St. Pölten, Lower Austria, specialising mechanical eng.-industrial eng.
Oct. 1994 - Nov. 2000 Studies of Electrical Engeneering, Vienna University of Technology; Specialization on Energy and Drives,
Diploma thesis: „Wirtschaftlichkeit von Niedrigenergiehäusern”
Feb. 2001 - Nov. 2004 Vienna University of Technology, doctoral studies, design and characterisation of optical receivers in 0.18μm and 0.12μm digital CMOS
Nov. 2004 Receive of Dr.techn. degree
Title of doctor thesis: “Burst-Mode Receivers for Passive Optical Networks” -

Professional experience:

Professional experience
Feb. 2001 - cont. Institute of Electrodynamics, Microwave and Circuit Engineering
(former: Inst. of Electrical Measurements and Circuit Design)
Assistant professor and since April 2010 senior scientist, part of Circuit Engineering group
Scientific work in the areas of deep-sub-μm CMOS design and optoelectronic integrated circuits
Author and co-author of 32 journal and conference papers and author of Springer book “Highly Sensitive Optical Receivers”
July 2006 - Sept. 2008 Maternity leave
April 2011 - Mai 2013 Maternity leave

Scientific fields of interests:

  • Analog CMOS and BiCMOS circuit design
  • Deep-sub-μm and nanometer CMOS circuits
  • Optoelectronic integrated devices and circuits, photonics
  • Optical distance measurement sensors
  • Characterisation and measurement techniques