Electric Vehicles - Research Perspectives of Fraunhofer IZM Focusing on Eco-Reliability Requirements
Great America Meeting Room 3
15:45 - 16:10
Speaker Biography (Andreas Middendorf)
Andreas Middendorf works as a business developer in the Business Development Team of
The Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration (IZM).
He was working as a scientist in the department Environmental and Reliability Engineering of the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration (IZM) and of the Technical University Berlin since May 1995. He was responsible for the development and implementation of methods and demonstrators for the estimation of lifetime for electronic appliances.
Further on he is investigating technological aspects which combine the electronics design with environmental engineering techniques. This includes environmental assessments through LCA and through other methods, especially for Eco-Design, the evaluation of recycling attributes, the development of databases and software as well as environmental oriented product evaluation.
He carried out courses on EcoDesign for electronic companies, holds four patents and has coordinated several cooperative research projects in Germany and Europe.
Since 2010 until 2015 he was senior manager for the application field automotive and transportation systems and in charge for the System Reliability and Measurement Group at IZM.
He studied electrical engineering at the Technical Universities of Aachen and Wuppertal where he specialized on information and communication technologies.
Company Profile (Fraunhofer IZM)
Fraunhofer IZM specializes in industry-oriented applied research. With four technology clusters, Fraunhofer IZM covers the entire spectrum of technologies and services necessary for developing reliable electronics and integrating new technology into applications. Our customers are as varied as the applications for electronics. We take on development projects for the automotive industry, healthcare and industrial electronics and even textile companies. The Micro Energy Storage & Smart Power group works in the field of integrated rechargeable micro batteries, micro fuel cells and energy harvesting http://www.smart-power.de.