Senior Principal Researcher
Dr.Ir. Sywert H. Brongersma, born in Leiden (The Netherlands) on August 8 1967, studied applied Physics at the Technical University of Eindhoven. He obtained his Ph.D. at the Free University of Amsterdam in the field of superconductivity. After a postdoc at the University of Western Ontario (Canada) he joined IMEC’s Advanced Silicon Processing division in 1998. As principal scientist he was active in both the Cu/Low-k integration and the Nano-technology affiliation programs. In November 2006, he transferred to imec, the Netherlands , one of the pillars of the Holst Centre, in Eindhoven, where he is presently the Senior Principal Scientist in the wireless autonomous transducer solutions program.
During the session Sywer Brongersma will give you an impression of Holst Centre's activities and way of working in an open innovation setting with over 50 international industrial partners.