Dr. Michael Töpper

Michael Töpper has an M.S. degree in chemistry and a Ph.D. degree in material science. Since 1994, he has been with the Packaging Research Team at TU Berlin and Fraunhofer IZM. In 1997, he became head of a research group there. In 2006, he was also a Research Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Utah and was teaching 10 years at TU-Berlin. The focus of his work has been wafer-level packaging applications as they relate to materials. Since 2015 he is business developer at Fraunhofer IZM. Michael Töpper is a Senior Member of IEEE-CPMT, now IEEE-EPS.

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